Robertson Hall is named in honour of former chancellor and chancellor emeritus Gordon Robertson.

It houses the University Archives, Admissions Services, the Undergraduate Recruitment Office, the Business Office, Awards Office, Computing and Communications Services, Human Resources, University Services, Graphic Services, University Communications, Development and Alumni, meeting rooms and offices for the University Senate and Board of Governors.

A wall in the lobby recognizes major contributors to the University’s Challenge Fund Campaign.

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Accessibility Guide

Designated Parking

5 Designated parking spaces for persons with disabilities available in level 2 of Parking Garage.

Exterior Entrance

Ramp access to front and back main entrances. Automatic doors at front and back entrances.

Tunnel Access

Tunnel entrance leading to elevator at basement level. Automatic doors at tunnel entrance.


Two fully-accessible elevators.


Accessible washrooms on level 2 only.


The only public phone in the building ( near tunnel entrance) is inaccessible to wheelchair users.

Classroom Areas

Not applicable

Study Areas

Some space in the main lobby, but otherwise inappropriate.


Vending machines and small cafeteria on the fifth level. Closest cafeteria is the Peppermill, second level of the University Centre.

Existing Obstacles

Inaccessible washrooms on levels 1, 3, 4, 5 and 6; curb cuts; ramps are needed for the sidewalks on University Drive to enable wheelchair users to access the building from the street.


Parking Garage cannot be accessed from the tunnel as there is no elevator. Must use exterior walkway which connects Robertson Hall to the Parking Garage from level 2. Persons in wheelchairs can access Robertson Hall through this exterior walkway if coming from University Drive.