Web Accessibility

Section 1

In order to make UC Irvine more inclusive and accessible, the University is committed to removing barriers that prevent interaction with, or access to, websites. When sites are correctly designed, developed and edited, all users have equal access to information and functionality.

The University of California is committed to supporting an information technology (IT) environment that is accessible to all. By supporting IT accessibility, the University of California helps ensure that as broad a population as possible is able to access, benefit from, and contribute to its electronic programs and services. As such, UC policy requires compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 level AA standards for all web-based information.

There are a variety of tools available that support universal design. Many of these tools can be found on the following websites: