While CATS is currently closed, we offer SAS/LAS students a private study area in our Mills Learning Commons L213/G. Please register to use the Consultation Study Room. More details on eligibility and advanced booking of the space are in the linked form.
We are located at L212 on the second floor of Mills Library near elevator two, north of the LAS office, through the keycard-accessible door.
Also, from our service desk, we can loan within CATS the following items:
We ask that CATS users be mindful that other users of the space may have auditory or isolation needs. As such, we ask that sound levels be kept to a minimum while you enjoy our area. We also ask that users refrain from inviting non-registered guests into CATS as we are limited in our space.
How to Register
Our CATS space is only available to students who have formally registered with SAS. Registered users of SAS may stop by the LAS office, L212/C, at any time to register for their keycard or fill out this form to request access. Otherwise, you may contact the Coordinator for Library Accessibility Services, Nancy Waite or phone to make an appointment at
In the fall of 2018, Mills Library opened the doors to our new Assistive Technology Lab and was named our Campus Accessible Tech Space (or CATS) through a student naming contest. We seek to provide equitable resources, facilities, and services to foster dignity and independence for members of McMaster University.