Moffitt Library

Built 1970. Moffitt Library offers a 24 hour environment for individual and group study space, plus course reserves, a makerspace, campus classrooms, and convenient access to the research collections in the Gardner (MAIN) Stacks. FSM Cafe in Moffitt is open to all visitors; library access is limited to UC Berkeley students and faculty.

Building Details

Floors: 5

Accessible entrances: The main entrance (also the only exterior entrance) is located on level three on the south side of the building. The sets of double doors lead to the main Moffitt security check-in area, to the Free Speech Movement Cafe, and to a corridor connected to the portion of the building that houses classroom. One of these doors provides an automatic opener and push plates.

Restrooms: Two single user restrooms on level three are usable with room for side transfer. Two multiple user restrooms on level 2, one on level 3, and two on level 4 provide stalls with grab bars, but are available for front transfer only.

Designated waiting area: On the library side, DWAs are located in the stairwells across from elevator. On the Administrative/Classroom side, the DWAs are located in the stairwell towards the building's center. First Floor: Persons should exit the building whenever possible. Second floor: Persons should exit the building through loading dock exit. Third-Fifth Floors: For both sides of the building, persons should wait on landing within the central stairwell.

Emergency evacuation cabinet: S: The emergency evacuation cabinet is located on the first floor directly on the right upon entering the library.

Pictures of Moffitt Library

The southwest side of Moffitt Library. There are accessible entrances on the west and south side of the building.

Moffitt Library

The lower south entrance to Moffitt Library. To the right of the leftmost set of doors is an automatic door opener.

Lower South Entrance

The east side of Moffitt Library. The entrance on this side accesses the fourth floor of the building.

Upper East Face

The upper accessible entrance to Moffitt Library, on the east side. To the right of the entrance is an automatic door opener

Upper East Entrance


Classrooms and Departments

Library, Free Speech Movement Café, Media Resources Center, Makerspace, Student Tech Help Desk, 24 hours


101 Moffitt

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102 Moffitt

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145 Moffitt

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150D Moffitt

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