Digital Accessibility at Princeton

What we do

The Office of Information Technology's Digital Accessibility Program provides services to help ensure the University's digital resources and information are accessible to people with disabilities. We guide decisions and directly support offices and colleagues who are responsible for technologies and digital information used for teaching and learning, research, administrative activities, and engagement. Our services include:

  • Accessibility testing
  • Training and outreach
  • Technical guidance
  • Consultation

Program highlights

Editoria11y: Accessibility Autocorrect

Creating highly accessible Web content is complicated, and tends to start with a lot of training. At some point the question needs to be asked: how much of this complication is because the skills are new, and how much is because the tools we provide content editors have not kept up with the expectations we place upon them?

Aira Is Available for Free on Campus

Aira, an augmented reality technology for people who are blind or have low vision, or who have print disabilities, is available on the central campus and remotely. Users download an app to their mobile phone, and use it to contact a live agent who describes the visual field for them. The Aira agent serves as a…

Getting started

Upcoming Trainings & Events

User Experience and Accessibility: A Webinar Introducing the 5D Rubric
Thu, Dec 1, 2022, 1:00 pm2:00 pm

We often think of accessibility in terms of WCAG rules. While these are important, they do not tell the whole story. The goal of every designer should be to create a positive and high-quality user experience to all users; both those with disabilities and those without. The problem is that UX is a slippery concept. It is multidimensional and…

International Day of Persons with Disabilities "Crip Camp" Screening Event
Fri, Dec 2, 2022, 11:45 am2:00 pm

Join us to celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Discover 1970's Camp Jened, a groundbreaking summer camp where teens with disabilities were able to simply be teens — and were empowered to become disability rights movement activists. The documentary won numerous awards, including the Sundance Film Festival Audience Award and…

CPACC Accessibility Certification Training
Mon, Jan 9, 2023

This is an intensive course that prepares Princeton staff in any role with an interest in disabilities and creating inclusive content and experiences, to take the International Association of Accessibility Professionals' Certified Professional of Accessibility Core Competencies (CPACC) certification exam.

The CPACC is a foundational…