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Butler Assistive Technology Room: About

The Butler Assistive Technology Room provides private self-service round-the-clock access to a state-of-the-art space with software and hardware to support academic activities.


The Butler Room was made possible by the generous donation of Christopher, C'84 & Elizabeth Butler and is a collaboration between the Weigle Information Commons and the Weingarten Learning Resources Center (VPUL). 

The Butler Room is designed to facilitate and enhance learning. Our project strives to explore universal design for learning to consider and appreciate the broad spectrum of human ability and draws inspiration from the following universities and organizations including:

What is "Accessibility"?

Accessibility refers to design that considers the inclusion of people with disabilities and is a broad term that includes a wide range of aspects, including environments, services, and technologies. 

Assistive technology provides information technology access by enabling people with disabilities to utilize computers, software, and other equipment independently. 

Location & Hours

The Butler Room is on the ground floor of the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center and is available during open hours (24 hours a day Monday-Friday during the semesters).

Informational Handouts


Butler Room, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center