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Why Accessibility?

 There are legal, moral and practical reasons for our focus on ensuring equal access to Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) Read More...

Our Accessibility Commitment

"‘Accessible’ means a person with a disability is afforded the opportunity to acquire the same information, engage in the same interactions, and enjoy the same services as a person without a disability in an equally effective and equally integrated manner, with substantially equivalent ease of use.”  (US-DOJ Resolution Agreement. 11-11-6002)

The University of Maine System and its University Services: Information Technology (US:IT) group is committed to ensuring the accessibility of its systems and services to persons with disabilities.  Please let us know if you experience an accessibility issue with any of our systems or services.  If you are a student please also contact your Campus Disability Services Provider to discuss the need for any accommodations.

Reporting Information & Communication (ICT) Accessibility Issues or Concerns

US:IT offers several different ways to make us aware of accessibility issues with our services.

Integrating Accessibility Into Your Work

Your decisions and actions as an employee have an impact on whether persons with disabilities can enjoy the opportunities and services provided by the university.  If you are a member of the university community (faculty, staff, student), the Board of Trustees policy on Information Technology Accessibility and Administrative Practice Letter IV-A "Accessibility of University Programs, Services, and Facilities", require YOU to ensure that all materials you post on websites, and other electronic documents or information technology resources you develop/publish in your university role, meet accessibility standards


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