California State University, San Bernardino is committed to providing accessibility to university information to all CSUSB students, faculty, staff, and interested parties regardless of disability. The CSU strategic plan speaks of Access to Excellence, which drives many of our campus initiatives. The second goal of CSUSB’s strategic plan is Student Success. In addition, a major initiative within the CSU is the Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI). Each of these activities seeks to provide our students, faculty, and staff with the most productive campus experience. Providing materials and products that are accessible adds value to this experience.
Campus Disability Resoruces
ATAC (Assistive Technology & Accessibility Center)
The Assistive Technology & Accessibility Center (ATAC) is a specialized computer lab that provides access to assistive technologies (AT) for students, faculty, and staff. Assistive technologies (AT) are traditionally used by individuals with disabilities to facilitate alternate means of access to information. However, many AT programs are often so effective that they are adopted in mainstream use by most everyone.
SSD (Services to Students with Disabilities)
SSD provides the necessary support services instrumental for the achievement of chosen academic goals. Services are critical to a student's success; therefore, needs are assessed on an individual basis. This highly personalized approach has enabled SSD to successfully help thousands of students achieve their chosen academic goals. Visit the SSD website.
The mission of the WorkAbility IV (WA-IV) program is to provide support through enhanced career preparation services to California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) students with disabilities that are clients of the California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) that assists them in overcoming barriers, obtaining gainful employment within their academic major and job retention. Visit the WorkabilityIV website.
Web Accessibility Support
Any web page that contains information necessary for students, faculty, staff, and interested parties to conduct business with the University, and employees of the University to complete required work, must comply with the accessibility standards. The Web Accessibility group, which is one of three legs of the Chancellor's Office Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI), is responsible for evaluating administrative campus websites, providing reports, and assisting the campus community with adherence to the CSUSB Information Technology Accessibility Policy and the CSUSB Web Accessibility Standards and Guidelines. Visit the Web Accessibility website.
UCDD (University Center for Developmental Disabilities)
The University Center for Developmental Disabilities provides a program for children with autism within San Bernardino and Riverside counties. This program was developed as a collaboration between the Inland Regional Center (IRC) and California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) to serve children with autism and other pervasive developmental disabilities and their families. The program is designed to complement existing programs by providing supplemental support services. Visit the UCDD website.
Accessible Technology Initiative
The Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI) reflects the California State University's (CSU) commitment to provide access to information resources and technologies to individuals with disabilities. The initiative is comprised of facilitating improvements in three priority areas: 1) web accessibility, 2) instructional materials, and 3) procurement of electronic & information technology. Find out more about ATI at CSUSB.