Our IT Accessibility Commitment
“‘Accessible’ means a person with a disability is afforded the opportunity to acquire the same information, engage in the same interactions, and enjoy the same services as a person without a disability in an equally effective and equally integrated manner, with substantially equivalent ease of use.” (US-DOJ Resolution Agreement. 11-11-6002)
The University of Maine System is committed to ensuring the accessibility of its Information & Communications Technology systems (ICT) and services to persons with disabilities. Please let us know if you experience an accessibility issue. If you are a student please also contact your Campus Disability Services Provider to discuss the need for any accommodations.
Reporting Information & Communication (ICT) Accessibility Issues or Concerns
The UMS offers several ways to make us aware of IT accessibility issues or concerns.
- email AccessibleIT@maine.edu
- call the University Services Technology Support Center at 1-800-696-4357
- contact your Campus Disability Services Provider
- contact the university system’s Equal Opportunity office
Integrating Accessibility Into Your Work
Your decisions and actions as an employee have an impact on whether persons with disabilities can enjoy the opportunities and services provided by the university. If you are a member of the university community (faculty, staff, student), the Board of Trustees policy on Information Technology Accessibility and Administrative Practice Letter IV-A “Accessibility of University Programs, Services, and Facilities“, require YOU to ensure that all materials you post on websites, and other electronic documents or information technology resources you develop/publish in your university role, meet accessibility standards.