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Accessibility Practices

7 cartoon human figures with various disabiities

The UW is committed to fostering an environment of access and inclusion for students, faculty, staff, visitors and the community.  Below are resources to guide accessibility practices across our various environments.

University Programs, Services, and Activities

Teaching and Learning

Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Education sharing information on web accessibility for students with disabilities for schools utilizing online learning

Faculty & Students



The University of Washington (UW) strives to ensure that people with disabilities have access to the same services and content that are available to people without disabilities, including services and content made available through the use of information technology (IT). UW IT also has limited funding opportunities for captioning and pdf remediation for departments. Learn more via the Accessible Videos and Documents links below: