Library Accessibility Policy

The Policy on Accessibility is available on the Library's Policies Page.


This map, including directions, notes locations of accessible parking.  

Building Amenities


All public entrances to the Peter J. Cayan Library are equipped with automatic door-openers.


Elevator service is available on both public floors of Peter J. Cayan Library, and the elevator is equipped with Braille-encoded elevator buttons.


Restrooms with stalls that meet ADA compliance guidelines are available near the elevators and stairwells on both floors of the library. 

Service Desks

Both library service desks are standard desk height (approximately 28 inches), or include a section that is at a lower height, to accommodate wheelchairs.

Emergency Evacuation Procedures

The alarm systems in the Peter J. Cayan Library have strobe lights for the hearing impaired.  Please see the Emergency Response / Preparedness page for information on how to evacuate the building.

Library Services & Equipment

Library personnel strive to make library resources, services and spaces accessible to all patrons.  Requests for accessible versions of library materials, or for the modification of services and spaces, can be made directly to the Library Director via, with the subject line Accessibility Request, or by telephone, 315-792-7245.

Equipment for accessibility located in the library includes:

  • TeleSensory Voyager XL CCD optical magnification system
  • Desktop PCs featuring Microsoft Ease of Access software including magnifier, narrator, on-screen keyboard, and Windows speech recognition
  • Apple MacIntosh computers featuring system preferences for accessibility including zoom, VoiceOver, descriptions, captions, dictation, and keyboard, mouse and trackpad adjustments

Office of Student Accessibility Services, L112

For other concerns regarding accessibility, please contact the SUNY Polytechnic Institute Student Accessibility Services, located on the Library's first floor, room L112


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Detailed information, brochures and forms can be mailed to you upon request.


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