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Library Services for Persons with Disabilities

MU Libraries strives to be as accessible as possible. This webpage will help explain the services the MU Libraries offer and the potential accessibilities you might encounter and how to surpass them.

Directions and Floor Plan


Ellis Library, the main library on campus, is located at the intersection of Ninth Street and Conley Avenue ( 1020 Lowry St., Columbia, MO 65201).  It is southeast of Jesse Hall (the building with the dome) and southwest of Memorial Union (the Gothic cathedral-like building) on Hitt Street.

Color accessible map of Ellis Library's 1st floor.


Parking Recommendations:

  • Lot south of Ellis Library is the closest parking lot to the accessible entrance and has disable parking spots. Accessed from Hitt Street
  • Memorial Union lot for users of disabled parking permits, accessed from Hitt Street
  • Lot on the east of Memorial Union at the corner University Avenue and Matthews Street, accessed from University Avenue
  • University Parking Garage, accessed from University Avenue