Adaptive Equipment Lab

Advisory- Adaptive Lab will be closed January 21,22 and 23 for computer upgrades

ATTENTION – Important Information Regarding YUCard Access

The Adaptive Lab is now YuCard card access.  If your YuCard does not allow you access please follow-up with your Student Accessibility Counselor or email


The Adaptive Lab in Scott Library offers quiet, silent or private study spaces, accessible furniture, washrooms, scanners, computers, software, and printing.

The Adaptive Lab is open during all Scott Library Hours to students who are registered with Student Accessibility Services.

No group study work is permitted. The Lab is intended for quiet study only.  Library rules on food, drink, and conduct must be followed.

The Lab offers four individual study rooms (Rooms A, B, C, and D) one large room with eleven computers (Room E) and one room without computers (Room K) for laptop use or silent study.  There is also one individual study room available in SMIL (the Sound and Moving Image Library, also on the first floor of Scott Library).

You may book individual study rooms online at Adaptive Lab Room Booking.

Adaptive Software and Hardware

The lab has accessible computers and scanners with accessibility software including: JAWS, Kurzweil 3000, Read and Write Gold, Dragon Naturally Speaking, Inspiration and ZoomText.

Printing from the lab’s networked printer.

Rights to use the accessibility software in the Scott Library Adaptive Lab and other campus locations are enabled through your Passport York account.  To get your Passport York account authorized, please connect with the Counselling and Disability Services Assistive Technology Lab in 1017, Victor Phillip Dahdaled Building.