Maps & Wayfinding
McMaster Accessibility Maps
This map provides you with floor maps for a number of campus buildings. Each floor can be highlighted by facility; for example, accessible washrooms, elevator or lift access, hallway paths and more.
Parking Services provides accessible parking permits for individuals with a Ministry of Transportation Parking Permit or for those who require accessible parking on a temporary basis.
All-Genders Washrooms Brochure
The Equity and Inclusion Office is working to make McMaster University more inclusive for staff, students and faculty who identify as transgender, gender non-binary and two-spirit. The guide below details what all-genders washrooms are, why they are essential to an equitable university environment, and where to find all of the current all-genders washrooms at McMaster.
There are many accessible transportation options available for getting to the McMaster campus:
You can find information about accessible public transit options from:
Service Disruption Notices
Current service disruption notices can be found at the following sites:
What is a Service Disruption?
A service disruption is an interruption to a regular service or facility. Under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) – Customer Service Regulation, McMaster University is required to notify students, employees, and the public when public services or facilities are temporarily unavailable. Examples of a service disruption may include the following:
- Utility shutdown in a particular building for a specified period of time
- Construction or maintenance work that restricts access to an entrance of a building or a particular floor or department
- Breakdown of public elevators or lifts
- Unexpected closure of an office that serves the public
A service disruption notice should include the following information:
- Name of the disrupted service or facility
- Expected duration of the disruption
- Alternative means of accessing the service or facility (if available)
- Who to contact for assistance
- Any other relevant information
Reporting a service disruption
The timely reporting of a service disruption is an important part of an accessible campus. Please report a service disruption as soon as possible.
Where do I report a service disruption?
Notice of a service disruption should be posted in a conspicuous location for persons with disabilities who may be using the facility.
What information should I include in a notification of service disruption?
When notifying the public about a service disruption, include:
- The reason for the disruption
- Its anticipated duration
- A description of alternative facilities or services, if any are available.