Student Accessibility Services

Sensory-Reduced and Quiet Spaces

UNI Campus Buildings and Resources

Your fellow students provided the following information to help welcome you to campus. To sign up for a low sensory tour or provide any additional recommendations for this list, please contact Student Accessibility Services (SAS) at (319) 273-2677 Relay 711 or accessibilityservices@uni.edu.

Quiet Study Areas On Campus

  • Bartlett Hall (Study/Work Areas Throughout the Building)
  • Innovative Teaching and Technology Center (ITTC) Second Floor Lounge
  • Maucker Union Downstairs (Study/Work Areas Near the Computer Center) and Roof
  • Rod Library Third and Fourth Floors (Study rooms can be reserved on the Rod Library website)
  • Rod Library Tree Room (Located on the Third Floor Behind the Youth Collection)
  • Schindler Education Center Instructional Resource and Technology Services (IRTS) Lab (Located on Second Floor)
  • Schindler Education Center Private/Group Study Rooms
  • SAS Tranquil Meeting Room (Located in ITTC 007B, no reservation needed)
  • The Field by the Campanile (Located on the Center of Campus)

Dining & Fitness

Quietest Times – Dining Centers

  • Piazza: 6-8 a.m.
  • Rialto: 8-10 a.m.
  • Late Meals
    • Late Breakfast: 10:00-11:00 a.m.
    • Late Lunch: 1:30-4:45 p.m.
    • Late Night: 7:00-9:45 p.m.

Quietest Times – Wellness and Recreation Center

  • Before 11 a.m.
  • 2-4 p.m.
  • 8-9 p.m.
  • During Main Meal Times
  • Friday Afternoons
  • Weekends

Other Recommended Dining Areas In Order To Avoid Crowds, Noise, and Overstimulation

  • Schindler
  • 23rd Street Market

Students' Favorites

  • Botanical Center
  • Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center Second and Third Floors
  • Lang Hall Edit Labs
  • McCollum Science Hall
  • Unreserved rooms in Maucker Union
  • Wright Hall Third Floor