Disability Access @ Stanford

Old Union, 02-580

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1.  Location Tip

Old Union is located at 520 Lasuen Mall.  It is between the Old Union Clubhouse and the Nitery.  It is directly across from the Bookstore in White Plaza.  


2.  Use/ Purpose

Old Union is a student centered building housing the Dean of Student Life, student meeting places, student lounges, and an eating area.  C.I.R.C.L.E, an inter-religious center, is located on the 3rd floor.


3.  Accessible Entrances

The step-free path of travel to access Old Union is to the right and the left of the stairs in White Plaza.  There is also an accessible path of travel from Tresidder Union.  The main entrance of Old Union is accessible and has a power-operated door.  This entrance leads directly to the student lounge area with the elevator located towards the Axe and Palm on the left.  The elevator provides access to all levels of Old Union (B, 1, 2, 3).  There are two accessible entrances on the east and southeast sides (near Tresidder) that lead directly to the Axe and Palm.  The rear entrance, located on Duena Street, is also accessible.   


4.  Restrooms

Wheelchair accessible restrooms are located on all floors of Old Union, however, there are no restrooms at the basement level.  On the 1st floor, wheelchair accessible men's, women's, and two unisex restrooms are located near the rear entrance.  On the 2nd and 3rd floors, wheelchair accessible restrooms are centrally located near the elevator.


5.  Parking & Transportation

The closest disabled parking is located in a small parking lot between Old Union and the Daily Building.  Additional disabled parking is located on Santa Teresa Street near the Fire Truck House and on Panama Mall near the Nitery.  There is a Marguerite shuttle stop on Lagunita Drive, at Tresidder Union 


6.  Points of Interest

Old Union houses the Axe and Palm, a new favorite eating-place for students. The Axe and Palm serves a wide variety of foods, ranging from breakfast to desserts.


For disability access information about any building not listed in the Campus Access Guide, please contact the Diversity and Access Office, (650) 725-0326 voice, (650) 723-1216 TTY, disability.access@stanford.edu. We welcome your feedback about the Mobility Guide and requests for further information.