University of Connecticut Committee on Access and Accommodation
The University of Connecticut is committed to achieving equal educational and employment opportunity and full participation for all members of the University community, including persons with disabilities. The University of Connecticut Committee on Access and Accommodation will focus on assuring the University is positioned to meet this goal. The Committee's primary function is to promote ongoing assessment and awareness of goals, needs, and requirements related to access and accommodation at the University. It will consider a range of compliance issues with ADA and other legislation related to disabilities and accommodation. It serves to facilitate coordination across all of the units and offices that have a role in assuring appropriate access and accommodation in all University services and activities. It also serves to continuously improve the University's performance by identifying best practices and developing approaches to implementing them, and devising and facilitating implementation of solutions to problems.
UConn Information and Communication Technology Sub-Committee
The UConn Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Sub-Committee was formed from the UConn Access and Accommodations Committee to coordinate efforts around procuring, developing and maintaining accessible University information and communication technology for people with disabilities. Information and communication technology includes, but is not limited to, University websites, online learning environments, course management systems, electronic books and documents, search engines and databases, classroom technology and multimedia, information kiosks and transaction machines, multifunction office machines, videos, software, and applications. The sub-committee will help to identify best practices along with devising solutions to problems and barriers related to ICT access.
The ICT Sub-Committee’s primary function is to promote ongoing assessment and awareness of accessible information and communication technology in conformance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other relevant laws.