Digital Accessibility at Princeton

Enabling access

Princeton is committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive community, which includes ensuring that its information technology supports participation by a broad range of people.

The Office of Information Technology 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.

Recent updates

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

Getting Started with Digital Accessibility: Sept 22
Thu, Sep 22, 2022, 10:00 am12:00 pm

Digital accessibility is the ability of a website, app, electronic document, or event to be easily navigated and understood by a wide range of people, including those who have disabilities. This class provides an introduction to the topic along with several best practices and helpful resources.

With the class being held in-person once…

Accessible Word Documents and PowerPoint Presentations
Wed, Oct 12, 2022, 10:00 am12:00 pm

Learn how to create documents and slides that are accessibility to people with disabilities. This course includes best practices for making documents and slides more readable and understandable for everyone.

This is a virtual class. The link is available when you register in the

Inclusive Online Meetings and Events
Wed, Oct 19, 2022, 11:00 am12:00 pm

Learn how to plan and present inclusive, disability-friendly meetings and events online. This course covers best practices, with a focus on Zoom. Learn how to ensure that attendees can fully participate, can engage with presented materials, and have less fatigue.

This is a virtual class. The meeting link is available when you register…

Captions Editing Best Practices
Tue, Oct 25, 2022, 11:00 am11:30 am

This class answers your questions on dealing with common issues in captioning quality, such as what to do when the speaker is inaudible, or uses offensive language. Learn how to address these, and to follow best practices to ensure your video's captions provide an equally effective experience for people with disabilities.

This is a…

Designing Accessible Digital Communications: A Hands-On Workshop
Thu, Nov 10, 2022, 1:00 pm4:00 pm

At Princeton we deliver a great deal of information electronically. We use websites, emails, and other on-line formats to share information and transfer knowledge. This Is especially challenging when the audience includes individuals whose processing is affected by sensory, cognitive, or motor disabilities. The way we structure content must…

Getting Started with Digital Accessibility: Nov 11
Fri, Nov 11, 2022, 10:00 am12:00 pm

Digital accessibility is the ability of a website, app, electronic document, or event to be easily navigated and understood by a wide range of people, including those who have disabilities. This class provides an introduction to the topic along with several best practices and helpful resources.

With the class being held in-person once…