In order to aid instructors in creating syllabi that are not only accessible, but also designed to be easily understood by all users, CU-Boulder has created universally designed syllabus resources. Use the materials provided below to employ best practices when creating a course syllabus, and add additional material as necessary to meet respective departmental syllabus conventions.

Accessible Syllabus Word Documents

Collection of universally designed syllabus documents for use in Microsoft Word.

Accessible Syllabus Google Documents

Collection of universally designed syllabus documents for use in Google Docs.

Creating Accessible PDFs

Instructors who would like to convert their syllabus into PDF format need to consider that the syllabus resources provided above may have accessibility issues after the conversion process. A few recommended resources for addressing these issues are: