Information Technology Accessibility Policy

Information Technology Accessibility Policy
Reviewed By: Administrative Council on
Approved By: Albert K. Karnig, President on
Reviewed By: Administrative Council on
Approved By: Albert K. Karnig, President on
Reviewed By: Administrative Council on
Approved By: Albert K. Karnig, President on
Reviewed By: Administrative Council on
Approved By: Tomás D. Morales, President on

For interpretation of this policy, please contact the responsible department: 
Information Technology Services (ITS) (909) 537-5100 and Student Affairs (909) 537-5185

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.  This policy is intended to comply with, and incorporate by reference, the CSU statement on accessibility articulated in Executive Order 926, The California State University Board of Trustees Policy on Disability Support and Accommodations, and Coded Memorandum AA-2013-03. 

The purpose of this policy is to establish the governance and standards that allow the university to comply with Executive Order 926, the CSU Board of Trustees Policy on Disability Support and Accommodations.

In support of this policy the Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI) Steering Committee will be established to provide campus oversight and maintain the Web Accessibility Standards and Guidelines, Instructional Materials Accessibility Plan (IMAP) Standards and E& IT Procurement Standards in collaboration with the university ADA Compliance Officer.  The approved standards and guidelines will be available electronically on the Accessibility website.

This policy requires that all Electronic & Information Technology (E& IT) 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 CSUSB Web Accessibility Standards and Guidelines, Instructional Materials Accessibility Plan (IMAP) Standards and E& IT Procurement Standards.

The VP of ITS and VP of Student Affairs will be the chair and co-chair of the Accessible Technology Steering Committee. The chair and co-chair will constitute the committee to ensure campus wide representation of all constituents and members of the campus community.

Scope

This policy applies to all university units including auxiliary units.

Compliance

The university will conduct periodic assessments for compliance with this policy.  Quarterly reports of progress made on Web Compliance will be provided to the ATI Steering committee, the University Auditor, ADA Compliance Officer and Office of Risk Management.