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Accessibility

Effective Date: March 15, 2015

Contact the SWOSU webmaster (webmaster@swosu.edu) to report issues with accessibility.

SWOSU strives to ensure the accessibility of all electronic publications to all individuals in compliance with applicable laws, including Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and the American Disabilities Act (ADA).
Requirements:

  • All new and revised webpages published on or after the effective date of this policy must comply with WCAG 2.0 Level A success criteria. It is strongly encouraged that success criteria levels AA and AAA be achieved.
  • All new, revised, and legacy webpages must indicate in plain text a method for users having trouble accessing the website to report that inaccessibility.
  • The top 20% of existing webpages (those getting the largest number of page views) should be considered as highest priority for review and made accessible.
  • Upon a specific request for access by an individual, legacy pages must be updated to be in compliance with the WCAG 2.0 Level A success criteria. Legacy webpages are those published for 2 years or longer.
  • Where compliance is not technically possible or is unreasonably difficult in that it may require extraordinary measures, an equally effective accessible format will be provided upon request in a timely manner. The department responsible for the creation of the information on the webpage is responsible for making it accessible.

Report accessibility problems to webmaster@swosu.edu.