Event Services

Kane Hall Accessibility

On Screen Captioning for Digital Presentations

Kane Hall is not able to provide captioning, ASL interpreting, auditory descriptions or written transcriptions. For help with these requests please contact the event host. 


The most convenient space to park for events in Kane is the Central Parking Garage. Please contact Transportation Services if you need parking close to another building. 

To park in the Central Plaza Parking Garage, enter the East entrance via the intersection of 41st St. and 15th Ave. Stop at Gate 1, pay attendant and park where directed.

Once you have parked in the garage, find the corridor labeled “Kane Hall” (northeast corner of the garage) and take the elevator to the appropriate floor (1st floor for Rooms 110, 120, 130 | 2nd floor for Rooms 210, 220, Walker-Ames).

There are alternative spaces to park on campus. To access these spaces, enter through the north entrance of campus,  keep heading east on NE 45th Street to 17th Avenue NE and turn right. Stop at Gate 2, pay attendant and park where directed.

Depending on other other events taking place on campus, a special event parking rate may be in effect when you arrive. For complete details on parking at the University of Washington, please visit the Commuter Services website. Also, please do not hesitate to call Commuter Services for more information. Staff can be reached at ucommute@uw.edu or 206-221-3701. Phone hours are 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday – Friday.


Two elevators serve Kane Hall from the Central Plaza Garage and have 42” wide doorways. One interior Kane elevator services floors B-2 only. All buttons include Braille markers and the highest button is at 42”.

Room Entrances

The first floor lobby external entrances facing Red Square have a level approach, 33” doorways and pull handle. The north most door has an automatic opener with paddle controls. The north external entrance to the first floor lobby and Central Plaza Garage elevator access has a level approach, a 33” doorway and an automatic opener with paddle controls.

Kane Auditoriums have 33” doorways with pull handles and automatic doors with paddle controls.

You can view accessible routes and entrances all across campus here. 


Restrooms are located on the Basement and Second floor and are accessible by elevator. Both locations have wheelchair accessible stalls. There are no restrooms on the First floor.

Assisted Listening Devices

Assistive listening devices (ALDs) amplify and clarify sound by cutting down or eliminating ambient noise. ALDs are available for events in Kane Hall, and can be requested by the event organizer for their attendees prior to the event. 

Courtesy Wheelchairs

Kane Hall does not offer courtesy wheelchairs at this time. 

Services Animals

Service animals, such as guide dogs, are permitted to assist Kane Hall  visitors. The nearest green space for the animal is the Quad, west of Kane Hall.

Water Fountains

Water fountains are located on the Basement and Second floor and are accessible by elevator. There are no water fountains on the First floor.

Public Phones

There are no public pay phones in Kane Hall. Yellow emergency phones are located in the Central Plaza Garage.


To request special disability accommodation not covered here, contact the Disability Services Office at least ten days in advance at: 206-543-6450/V, 206-543-6452/TTY, 206-685-7264 (FAX), or email at dso@u.washington.edu.

For more UW campus access information, visit: UW Facility Services

For additional parking information, visit UW Parking Services.