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Govindaraju / Chandrasekhara South Asia Studies Seminar Room

Carrels, tables, and bookshelves in the seminar room.

Accordion List

  • 20 chairs around 8 tables.
  • 2 armchairs.
  • 4 carrels with chairs.

  • Configurable furniture
  • Flat-screen monitor
  • Lockers (12 hours)
  • Video recording & conferencing setup
  • Webcam
  • Whiteboard - rolling

Location and Accessibility


For Wheelchairs

  • Sufficient doorway & hallway clearance
  • Clearance to approach table
  • Table with accessible surface height, knee clearance, and leg clearance

Orthopedic Accessibility

  • Chairs have adjustable height
  • Tables have adjustable height

Nearby Bathrooms

1 large gender-neutral, accessible bathroom and a lactation room are located near the 5th floor east bank of elevators. 4 gender-neutral, accessible bathrooms are located in the 5th floor west elevator lobby. (see floorplan)

Accessible Entrance

Accessible entrance on the ground floor. A brick walk leads from the north side of Levy Park to the accessible door. At the end of the walk are 2 doors. The accessible door is on the right.

Directions to the accessible entrance:   Word   |   PDF