2020: Digital Accessibility Program Launch
Backed by the university President and led by executives in the Division of Information Technology as well as accessibility experts, implementation of the digital accessibility plan set forth in the Accessibility Road Map begins.
Digital Accessibility Committee Formed
Made up of members from key areas, the Committee meets regularly to discuss resolution of digital accessibility issues and next strategic steps to carry out the effort across the university.
An official digital accessibility policy defines compliance at the University of South
Policy IT 5.00 - Digital Accessibility [pdf]
Accessibility Website Launched
This site functions as the central hub for all things digital accessibility at the university, including guides and tutorials for creating accessible content, procedures, responsibilities, leadership and contacts, as well as the timeline and progress information you're reading now.
Faculty & Staff Open Forums
The Digital Accessibility Committee hosted a series of webinars to explain the digital accessibility effort and address any questions or concerns.
The Digital Accessibility Committee met with and presented to groups across campus, including committees, faculty members, digital communicators, compliance groups, colleges and divisions.
Master List Creation
Full inventory of the websites at the university was taken.
Director of Digital Accessibility Search
A position was created, job description posted and interviews conducted to find the university's first Director of Digital Accessibility.