Spaces in the Library
We strive to make all of our spaces welcoming and inclusive. Please let us know how we can do better.
On 1st floor across from the coffee shop, find good books and interesting magazines recommended by MSU students, faculty, and staff. Accessible via the front entrance.
Innovative Learning Studio is a flexible learning space on the 1st floor equipped with five projection screens. It is accessible via the ramp or lift on 1st floor.
Heathcote Classroom is a classroom with 28 networked computers, including two accessible computer stations, located in the basement. It is accessible via the public elevator.
Reservable by: Faculty & Staff
Office on the 2nd floor, next to SmartyCats. Peer mentors guide incoming students throughout their first year of college and engage them with an active community of support. Accessible via the public elevator.
Office on the 2nd floor, combined with Sophomore Surge. The MSU GEAR UP program is dedicated to providing support and services to first-year students from Montana’s GEAR UP schools. Accessible via the public elevator.
Testing ServicesThe Testing Services center is located in the Basement. They provide a wide range of academic and professional exams to students and the public, including testing administration for MSU students with accommodations. Accessible via the public elevator.
UIT Service Desk
Office on 1st floor. Your starting point for tech assistance. Accessible via the ramp or lift on 1st floor.
Our Library Floor and Location Guide gives the location of books, periodicals, and other library resources by subject and call number ranges for each floor.
Bathroom, Toilet, Water Closet, Wash Room, Lavatory, The Loo.
- Gendered restrooms are available near the elevator on the 2nd floor and 3rd floor and in the basement, and are accessible via the public elevator. There are no restrooms on 1st floor or 4th floor.
- Single-stall gender neutral restrooms are available on the North-East side of 2nd floor and 3rd floor and are accessible via the public elevator, but they are not ADA compliant.
1st Floor Mobility
Our building has some issues including a split-level 1st floor, which makes accessibility difficult, we know.On 1st floor we have a lift located across from the service desk, and a ramp located behind Brewed Awakening coffee shop.
One public elevator is available and accessible to all floors and services.
For more information on physical accessibility, as well as accessibility software, technology, and accessibility of digital library content, please visit our page on Accessibility in the Library.
The Library is committed to making our spaces and services accessible to all users, and we know we can do better. Please let us know how we can improve.
For information on where physical technology is located in the library including copiers, printers, scanners and tech-checkouts, visit our Technology Services page.