Events Access and Inclusivity

At York St John University we are committed to making our events as welcoming and inclusive for as many people as possible.

If you are planning to attend one of our events and have specific access requirements, please contact us at E: or T: 01904 876654 and we will make every effort to accommodate you. If you need a suitable seat reserved for you (and companions), please let us know, preferably at least one week before the event.

Further Details

Disabled Parking

Parking on our Lord Mayor’s Walk campus is available for visitors with a Blue Badge only. We offer a limited number of accessible bays. which cannot be reserved in advance

There are also 13 accessible bays for Blue Badge holders at Union Terrace Car Park, which is a short distance from our Lord Mayors Walk Campus. 


Wheelchair Access

All our events are wheelchair accessible.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome. Find further information about bringing an assistance dog

Hearing Loops and Communication Support

Temple Hall, the Fountains Lecture Theatre and De Grey Theatre have induction loops. If you require a hearing loop for an event that is taking place in any other room on campus then please let us know as soon as possible so that we can make appropriate arrangements.

Sign language interpreters and real-time captioning may be requested in advance. Please contact us as soon as possible (ideally at least 3 weeks before the date of the event) if you require either BSL interpretation or captioning. We will try our best but cannot guarantee provision. 


All University buildings have a gender neutral, accessible toilet on each floor. Additional gender-neutral toilets are situated at the back of the dining room in Holgate.

There is a private room for breastfeeding and nappy changing in Holgate. A key for this space can be obtained from Holgate reception during office hours. 

We also offer spaces on our campus for worship, please visit our chaplaincy page for more information. 

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