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In class and across campus, there are a number of opportunities for instructors, staff and students to ensure Northwestern is providing an accessible learning environment for our community.

Accessibility at Northwestern

View the following resources to learn more about accessibility at Northwestern.

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For Students

AccessibleNU works to provide students with disabilities a learning and community environment that affords them full participation, equal access, and reasonable accommodation.
Visit AccessibleNU Website
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For Employees and Job Applicants

The Office of Equity works with faculty, staff, and job applicants to provide reasonable accommodations.

Explore the Office of Equity
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For Course Instructors

Best practices and content tools can help course instructors make course content accessible.
Find Accessible Course Tips
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For Designers, Developers and Content Managers

Digital practitioners can learn how to improve accessibility of web pages, digital documents, and audio and video files.

Find Digital Asset Resources

Accessibility Tips for Collaboration Tools

Explore accessibility best practices and tips for our popular collaboration tools (like Zoom and Canvas). These tips will help you create a better digital experience for everyone.

Training Opportunities

Northwestern offers access to training sessions or webinars on topics ranging from accessibility principles to detailed digital content editing requirements.

View the list of options