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Digital Accessibility

In order to ensure equal access to information for all people, digital content managers should be familiar with web accessibility standards and principles. Browse the resources below or visit Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 website, for additional information related to web guidelines.

Digital Accessibility Policy

In accordance with Northwestern's commitment to foster a diverse, inclusive and supportive learning environment for all,  the Office of Civil Rights and Title IX Compliance has established a Digital Accessibility Policy that took effect on September 1, 2021.

Guidelines and Issue Reporting

Creating and maintaining accessible websites, applications and digital assets requires collaboration between designers, developers, content providers and, in some cases, vendors.

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Report a Digital Issue

Report a digital accessibility issue or provide feedback using the form in our Get Help section. The Office of Civil Rights and Title IX Compliance will review your request.

Report a digital accessibility issue

Training and Support

Find accessibility training options and information on Universal Design for Learning in our Accessibility website Training Opportunities page in the Resources section.

If you need assistance with an accessibility issue, reach out to our team of Digital Accessibility Liaisons.