The MSU Billings Library is committed to providing equal access to collections, services, and spaces. We are here to help! Please contact us if you have questions or need assistance.
Disability Support Services can provide campus-level resources and academic support.
Permit holders can park in ADA parking spots east of the Library Building. These are accessible from the parking lots on the north edge of campus off Rimrock Road. Please see the campus map.
The Library has two ADA-compliant exterior entries with push-button door openers.
Facing the Rims. Enters the 2nd floor.
SouthFacing the Science Building. Enters the 1st floor.
The public elevator near the Library entrance accesses all 3 floors. No spaces are accessible only by stairs.
Several lifts compensate for half-flights of stairs in the outside lobby. Instructions are posted at each control panel.
Lobby, 2nd floor
231 Lecture Hall
Lobby, 2nd floor
152 Lecture Hall
Lobby, 1st floor
Single-stall, ADA-compliant, gender-neutral restrooms are available down the hall in the Liberal Arts Building, 1st floor. The Liberal Arts Building is normally closed on late nights and weekends.
Service animals, as defined by the ADA, are welcome in library spaces. Other animals—including pets and emotional support animals—are not allowed.
Library spaces are lit primarily by overhead, warm-temperature LED lights. Furniture in low-lit areas is equipped with lamps. Natural light is most abundant in the 1st floor computer lab.
Natural lighting in the 1st floor computer lab.
Overhead lighting in the 3rd floor bookstacks.
- 1st floor — Ranges from quiet to moderately noisy
- 2nd floor — Ranges from quiet to moderately noisy
- 3rd floor — Quiet
Additional low-stimulation study spots are located around the perimeter walls on the 2nd and 3rd floors.
For help with assistive technology, please contact Disability Support Services.
Most shelving on the 1st floor and 3rd floor is full-height. Some aisles are as narrow as 32 inches. The shelves at the center of the 1st floor are movable via buttons; instructions are posted at the shelf ends.
For help retrieving materials, please ask at the 2nd floor Ask Here Desk. To request items for pickup, place a hold through Power Search. You will receive an email when your items are available (typically within 48 hours).
Need something that is not in our collection? Request it through Interlibrary Loan!