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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.

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