To ensure accessibility, classroom doors and aisle ways should be at least 36 inches wide. A 5 foot radius is necessary to accommodate a wheelchair or cart and allow it to turn around. Accessibility en route to the class should also be considered. Walkways should be adequately shoveled and/or sanded when snow or ice is present; If construction work will block accessible sidewalks or entrances then alternative routes to the classroom should be clearly identified.
- Each institution should have policies on snow removal or other classroom accessibility issues.
- ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities
Related Functional Characteristics
Motor Skill (Gross Lower) : Students using wheelchairs, canes or crutches will require an accessible classroom.
The Building Accepting Campus Communities (BACC) project was funded by the US Department of Education Office of Secondary Education grant #P333A080070-09. The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on gender, age, disability, race, color, religion, marital status, veteran's status, national or ethnic origin, or sexual orientation.