Wayne State University is committed to inclusiveness, with the goal of providing an accessible, usable, and welcoming environment to all. To achieve this goal, the university strives to provide services, facilities, and curriculum systems that promote social inclusion and equality for the human diversity that defines our community. With its longstanding commitment to equal access for all, the university draws upon the strength of this community to uphold these principles of accessibility.
Accessibility embraces all aspects of the university community. These include electronic and information technology accessibility, instructional materials, collaborative experiences and interactions, and the physical university environment. All students, faculty, staff, and community members are encouraged to support this commitment by infusing these considerations in their courses, scholarship, events, collaborations, and all other work at the university.
Wayne State University has an institutional commitment to provide equitable educational and employment opportunities for all members of the university community, and to making all programs and activities accessible. Inclusive education, services and facilities at Wayne State University promote an exceptional learning and work experience for all members of the university community and demonstrate our commitment to supporting and advancing the diverse communities that are part of our university culture1.
1Legal mandates regarding equal access for college students: Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), ADA Amendments Act of 2008, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act
- December 18, 2019 - Document accessibility, Word, Powerpoint and PDF
1-2:30 p.m. in 3700 AAB
- January 23, 2020 - Five easy ways to make your website more accessible
9:30am - 11:00am; 150 Purdy / Kresge Library
- February 20, 2020 - Document accessibility, Word, PowerPoint and PDF
10:00am - 11:30am; 150 Purdy / Kresge Library
- April 20, 2020 - Five easy ways to make multimedia more accessible
1:00pm - 2:30pm; 150 Purdy / Kresge Library