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Disability Resource Centre

4 Mill Lane,
Cambridge, CB2 1RZ
01223 766 302
01223 338 723

Access Issues

Craig Belcher
01223 331201
01223 338 398

Location, Services and Transport

Mill Lane, opposite the Old Press Site. See Directions and also separate entry for Old Press Site.


Visitor parking is not ordinarily available, but may be possible if you request it in advance of your visit. Please telephone 01223 766 302 in order to do this.

General Information

The Board of Graduate Studies is charged with the admission, registration and approval of the University's graduate students. Opening hours are 9am–5pm Monday to Friday. Please notify staff of any special requirements you have so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Physical Access


Four steep steps to front entrance, with no handrail, through two 66cm wide doors. Bell at top of steps. Level access at rear entrance. Follow the signs from our front door and press the bell when you get to the door at the rear of the building or, alternatively telephone on 01223 766 302 for access.

Number of floors

Three floors in total, including ground floor. The ground floor has wide doors and is open plan, so almost all areas at ground level are accessible.

Lifts and stairs

No lift. The first floor is accessed by a long flight of stairs (+9, +7 and +8) with a continuous handrail to the right.

Meeting rooms

Reception with low counter, open meeting area and meeting room on ground floor.


There is no accessible toilet available. The nearest accessible toilet is available at the Graduate Union. Non-accessible toilets are available on the first floor.

Visual Impairments

Large print, Braille and audio

Large print information (or other format) is available on request.

Signs and wayfinding

There is a touch-readable and Braille sign at the main entrance, to the left of the main door. There are clear, blue and yellow signs within the building.

Hearing Impairments

Induction loops

No induction loops are currently available.


  • The offices are carpeted and quiet, although there is sometimes traffic noise from outside.

Other Useful Information

  • Prospective and current graduate students with disabilities of any sort are encouraged to contact the Disability Resource Centre, who can provide advice and support with applications, grants, and study.
  • Please notify staff of any special requirements you have so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

The information on this page is the responsibility of the Board of Graduate Studies. The DRC updates information as it is received. This page was last updated on 9th May 2017. To ensure the information contained here is current, please check with the Board of Graduate Studies.