Alcorn State University, through a joint effort of the Center for Information Technology Services and the Department of Health & Disability Services, is committed to providing information technology services that can be accessed and easily used by everyone, including those with physical and mental impairments. The University's commitment to ensuring equal access to IT resources is promoted through the Technology Accessibility Working Group and its initiatives.
All officially published University web assets are required by policy to meet or exceed Level AA accessibility as defined by the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. These guidelines explain how to make web content more accessible for people with disabilities, and user friendly for everyone. The Center for Information Technology Services is tasked with ensuring sites meet the standard and assisting content creators during the development process. For More Information on Web Accessibility Guidelines and Practices:
- Alcorn State University Web Accessibility Policy
- Alcorn State University Internet Publishing Policy
- Alcorn State University Internet Publishing Approval Procedure
- www.alcorn.edu Style and Content Guide
- Accessibility Checklist
Accessible Technology Tools
The Technology Accessibility Working Group has identified accessible computer hardware, software, peripherals and furnishing for use all campuses. Tools such as alternative input devices, screen readers and articulating desks assists people with visual, cognitive/learning, speech, motor and other disabilities.
- Technology Accessibility Working Group Evaluation Criteria
- Keyboards and mice
- Software Tools
- Furnishing and On Campus Locations