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Deque University

SUNY has entered into an agreement with Deque Systems Inc . to provide accessibility training across all SUNY Campuses.  

What is Deque University?

Deque University is an online digital accessibility training platform that provides comprehensive training on a wide variety of topics including web accessibility, document accessibility, accessibility testing, and much more!  

Curriculum

The full curriculum contains over 30 courses that will be valuable to web developers, content editors, and all faculty and staff who create digital content (see the "MarComm OUCampus training page" which contains a listing of courses by role.

The courses are online, self-paced, and take from 30 minutes to 6 hours to complete. Most courses will take 60-90 minutes. Courses are designed for a wide range of technical skills from easy to advanced. The Introduction page included for each course provides information on the primary intended audience, technical level, suggested prerequisites, and duration. 

Courses are arranged into several curricula including Web Accessibility, Document Accessibility, Native Mobile Apps, and Customer Service for People with Disabilities. Courses include quizzes that when successfully completed provide a course certificate.  It is recommended that everyone complete the “Accessibility Fundamentals - Disabilities, Guidelines, and Laws” course first, then take additional courses that meet your interests and technical skill level.

How do I get Access? 

There are no restrictions on the number of users and costs are being covered by SUNY. There is no charge to individuals or departments. All Stony Brook University and Stony Brook Medicine faculty & staff can request access. The full curriculum will be available. 

To request access, please complete this Deque Request Form . The information you provide will be used to create your Deque University account . You will receive a welcome email from Deque with login instructions.  If you don’t receive the email, check your spam folder. contact Digital_accessibility

QUESTIONS

For general questions regarding Deque university, please contact Glenn Dausch , our Web Accessibility Officer/EIT Coordinator.