EMPAC's East façade lit at night.

Accessibility and Inclusivity

EMPAC is an accessible and inclusive center. Please note the following:

  • The main lobby is accessible via the East entrance facing campus, with vehicle drive off College Ave.
  • The vehicle drive leads to the EMPAC parking garage, or to a valet circle with reserved accessible parking spaces and zero-barrier access to the main lobby. 
  • All-gender and wheelchair-accessible interior restrooms are available on each public-access level.
  • All four venues can be accessed via interior public elevators. Please visit the welcome desk for usher assistance.


If you have any questions about navigating inside the center, please contact EMPAC Box Office Manager John Cook or call 518-276-2822 (voice only).

For further information regarding the Rensselaer campus please refer to Rensselaer's statement of accessibility and diversity.

EMPAC's accessible East façade. Photo: Peter Aaron/ESTO.