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Accessibility is an important part of creating and maintaining a website. Adhering to standards is a vital requirement for every Stony Brook University website. 

It is our intention to make all SBU sites accessible to as many people as possible in accordance with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Accessibility Guidelines and NYS Technology Policy 99-3.

View our Accessibility Checklist

SUNY is providing free accessibility training through Deque University

Continue Reading about Accessibility on W3C 



OmniUpdate: Accessibility Tools

An explanation of the need for accessibility, and how OU Campus helps you maintain accessible content on your website.

Learn how to use Accessibility Check in OU Campus


WebAIM: Web Accessibility in Mind

A primary resource for accessibility training.

View WebAIM site


How to Create Accessibile Documents

Instructions for creating accessible PDFs, Word, Powerpoint, Excel documents and more.

View instructions on NCDAE website


Web Accessibility Best Practices

A thorough list of best practices for website content.

View best practices guide


Teach Access Tutorial on Web Accessibility

This resource is part of the Teach Access Initiative, and provides best practices for making accessible mobile and web apps. This tutorial currently provides basic training for developers and designers

Take the Teach Access Tutorial


W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

"A customizable quick reference to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 requirements (success criteria) and techniques."

View WCAG website