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Accessibility Matters

Providing an accessible environment for our community.

Northwestern's new Digital Accessibility Policy

Northwestern University is committed to fostering a community of access, belonging and accountability. In accordance with this commitment, and with the knowledge that accessible digital content generally enhances usability for everyone, this Digital Accessibility Policy  is established to enable digital access and improve the user experience for individuals. The new policy took effect on September 1, 2021.

Northwestern's Commitment

Northwestern University is committed to ensuring its campus, facilities, programs and activities are as accessible as possible to persons with disabilities. Accommodations may be needed to fully access the University’s programs and activities. 

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Digital and Physical Accessibility

Learn more about maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for the Northwestern community and visitors to the community.