Room on Ground Floor
A ground floor room may be necessary for students who are unable to use stairs and live in residence halls without elevators, need to quickly exhibit in an emergency because of breathing issues or who require assistance in evacuation in an emergency.
- Craig Hospital: Fatigue
- Paralyzed Veterans of America: Spinal Cord Injury
- National Institute of Mental Health: Anxiety Disorders
- JAN, Higher Education Accommodations: Students with Psychiatric Disabilities
Related Functional Characteristics
Motor Skill (Gross Lower) : A residential room on the ground floor provides allows students to evacuate quickly.
Breathing Difficulty : A ground floor room allows students with breathing difficulties the ability to quickly evacuate a building in an emergency and to avoid stairs if the residence hall doesnât have elevators.
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.