Penn State Policy AD-69 and WCAG 2.0
Penn State Policy AD-69 “Accessibility of Penn State Web Pages” was created in August 2011 to specify the required accessibility accommodations for Penn State Web sites.
AD-69 Policy and Accessibility
To quote from policy AD-69:
“All Web pages published or hosted by the University must be in compliance with the World Wide Web Consortium’s standard: Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Version 2.0, AA conformance level.
“…This policy applies to all University Web pages used to conduct core University business or academic activities.”
Policy AD-25: Video Captioning and Accessibility
In addition to Policy AD-69, Policy AD-25 “Video Productions” specifies that promotional videos should also comply with accessibility guidelines.
Faculty Senate Policy 43-00: Syllabus Statement
As of Fall 2012, Faculty Senate Policy 43-00 specifies that all course syllabi must include “information on procedures related to academic adjustments identified by the Office of Disability Services”. See Accessibility Syllabus Language for recommended language.