Share Your Unique Approach to Learning at CU’s Diverse Learners Awareness Week

March 14, 2016

The CU-Boulder campus will host the university’s first annual Diverse Learners Awareness Week, April 18-22. During this week our campus will celebrate the diversity of ways in which people learn through interactive demonstrations, live-action theater, an assistive technology expo, conference-style presentations, roundtable discussions, workshops and more. And you can get... Read more »

Diverse Learners Awareness Week

Feb. 11, 2016

The first annual Diverse Learners Awareness Week (April 18-22, 2016) is a time for the University of Colorado to celebrate the diversity of ways in which people learn. Chancellor DiStefano’s message of inclusive excellence promotes an all-encompassing definition of diversity that includes the full spectrum of persons with disabilities, from... Read more »

Campus ICT Accessibility Policy & Resources

Nov. 13, 2015

We have previously shared with you about the Department of Justice inquiry into the University of Colorado Boulder’s compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and our ongoing actions to make our campus services universally accessible. Although the Justice Department has since closed their investigation , our campus continues to... Read more »

Accessing Higher Ground Conference

Sept. 21, 2015

The Accessing Higher Ground Conference , the 18th annual edition of the accessible media, web and technology conference, is coming up November 16-20, 2015 at the Westin in Westminster. Early-bird registration is available until September 23. In addition to the early-bird discount, affiliates of the CU-Boulder campus can receive an... Read more »
Alaina Beaver Profile

Meet Alaina Beaver: Universal Instructional Design Consultant

Sept. 10, 2015

Teacher, artist, innovator: Alaina Beaver brings the right blend of skills and expertise to CU-Boulder as the new Universal Instructional Design Consultant. Beaver recently joined the Office of Information Technology’s (OIT’s) Academic Technology Design Team (ATDT) to advocate for Universal Instructional Design on campus. She supports faculty as they work... Read more »

Digital accessibility initiative update: Department of Justice inquiry closed

May 27, 2015

In May of 2014, Chancellor DiStefano informed you about an inquiry from the U.S. Department of Justice requesting information about CU-Boulder’s possible non-compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Since that time, updates have been provided about the steps taken by the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Services and Applications... Read more »

Mark Your Calendars: Accessibility Town Hall Meetings

May 20, 2015

Want to learn more about the IT accessibility initiative? Dan Jones, Chief Digital Accessibility Officer (CDAO), will be hosting town hall meetings to educate campus about the progress and future of accessibility of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). In these meetings Dan will provide an overview of the program, guidance... Read more »

Qualtrics Accessibility Modifications

April 16, 2015

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is making some changes to the CU-Boulder instance of Qualtrics in order to make the service more accessible for people with disabilities. As a part CU-Boulder’s Accessibility Initiative, on May 13, 2015, the CU-Boulder instance of Qualtrics will be modified to prevent survey builders... Read more »

Jones appointed Chief Digital Accessibility Officer

Feb. 2, 2015

In May Chancellor DiStefano announced the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Services and Applications Accessibility Project, aimed to improve the accessibility of CU-Boulder’s digital environment. The project’s goal is to provide appropriate IT resources to our students, faculty, staff and visitors with disabilities, whether they come to our physical campus,... Read more »

Accessibility documentation published for Desire2Learn

Dec. 1, 2014

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) in collaboration with Disability Services has published documentation about the accessibility considerations for CU-Boulder’s instance of Desire2Learn. On this page, you can learn more about known accessibility issues for Desire2Learn, workarounds and alternatives, as well as some helpful tips for using assistive technology with... Read more »