Design Library Accessibility

The NC State University Accessibility Map (PDF) shows accessible parking, building entries, walkways, and other information for the entire NC State campus.


Map of accessible parking. The nearest space is on the street outside Brooks Hall, which requires a B permit. There are more spaces in the Boney Lot, also requiring a B permit. One spot on Dunn Avenue and more spots in the Jeter Drive bays require a C permit. Visitors and RE or CD permit holders can park in the Coliseum Deck.

Visitor Parking

Visitors will find accessible parking in the Reynolds Coliseum Deck (201 Jeter Dr., Raleigh, NC 27606 — Google Maps directions to the Coliseum Deck).

For parking fees and more information, please visit the NC State University Transportation page for Visitor Parking.

Permit Holders

“B” permit holders will find accessible parking on Pullen Road between Brooks and Gold Halls, or in the Boney Drive Lot.

“C” permit holders will find accessible parking on Dunn Avenue or in the Jeter Drive Bays.

“CD” and “RE” permit holders can find accessible parking in the Coliseum Deck.

The NC State Accessible Spaces Map shows the location of accessible parking spaces for all of campus. Note that spaces may require “B,” “C,” or other permits in addition to the accessible parking permit.

Building Access and Facilities


Map of accessible routes from Boney Drive, Stinson Drive, and Pullen Road.

The Design Library is in Brooks Hall and is accessible via elevator from the ground floor. The elevator is located in Brooks Hall’s north exterior breezeway, east of Kamphoefner Hall, just south of Stinson Drive. The buttons in the elevator do not match up with the building’s floor numbers. Press the first floor button in the elevator to get to the library’s floor (the second floor).

The NC State University Accessibility Map (PDF) shows detailed information about the accessibility of buildings and routes.


An accessible women’s restroom is located at the north end of the second floor of Brooks Hall, on the same floor as the library. An accessible men’s restroom is located at the north end of the first floor of Brooks Hall.

Inside the Library

Assistive Technology

The computers in the Design Library have screen-reading software installed.


Staff will assist getting materials from the shelves. Request books and media ahead of time by emailing or ask at the service desk. NC State University Libraries patrons can also place holds in the catalog and have materials held at the desk.