The Caltech Library is committed to serving all of our patrons and is actively working on improving the accessibility of our materials, services, and facilities. As we continue our efforts, this page will be updated with information that will make in-person and virtual experiences as accessible as possible.

For assistance, questions, or comments, please email accessibility [at] Students can also contact Caltech Accessibility Services for Students (CASS) for support at cass [at]

Library Accessibility

Sherman Fairchild Library

  • Both entrances to Sherman Fairchild Library (East and West) are accessible by ramp and are equipped with power-assisted doors.

  • Building floors may be accessed using an elevator on the South end of the Library, stairs in the middle of the Library, or stairs on the North end of the Library.

  • Gender neutral, single stall restrooms are available on all four floors of Sherman Fairchild Library.

For more information on building accessibility, see the Caltech Accessibility Map