Getting Started with Accessibility

Accessibility is the practice of designing and developing websites, software, and digital media in a way that ensures they are operable and understandable by persons with disabilities and compatible with assistive technologies.

The University of Missouri is committed to providing equitable access for students, faculty, staff, alumni and guests with disabilities. Learn more about MU’s Accessibility Policy and Digital Accessibility Policy.

We can all help to break down barriers that impede people with disabilities by learning about accessibility and doing our part to implement it throughout the university. The following guidelines explain how to make digital content accessible to people with disabilities as well as to make web content more available to all users, whatever device or browser they are using: