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Accessibility Education

Effective Oct 2015, CUP IT will make every effort to make all of its knowledge base content ADA compliant based on the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.

The following articles are meant to serve as a resource for assistance all faculty and staff in creating accessible course content for their students. We want to provide the tools for you to be ADA compliant. Below you will find more information about what this entails as well as how to articles and checklist to help you ensure that your materials are compliant.

What is Accessibility?

The accessibility standards the we will be covering, require that all website and learning materials provided to students be accessible for people with disabilities. This applies specific to any course materials that an instructors provides a student whether that be providing a compliant digital version of a physical handout give in class or something posted in a learning management system such as Blackboard.

Tutorials and Training


When reviewing your content to ensure it is accessible, having a checklist for reference can be quite helpful. Below are checklists provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Online Content

The checklist below is a starting point for making websites accessible. Using this in conjucntion with the training materials above, will provide you the resources needed for following the
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.