Web accessibility is about creating digital resources on the web that everyone can use and giving users the flexibility to access our content in whatever way they need or want to.

Some common disabilities Other factors that can impact site usability
  • Auditory
  • Cognitive impairment
  • Motor/ physical
  • Speech
  • Visual (including blind, low vision, and color blind)
  • Eyes or hands busy
  • Noisy environment
  • No speakers
  • Old browser
  • Slow internet connection
  • Small display (smartphone, tablet)

Why is accessibility important?

  • Websites that are accessible are more user-friendly than those that are not designed with accessibility in mind
  • Users with disabilities experience the website in much the same way that those without disabilities can
  • Search engines have an easier time finding and indexing accessible web sites, increasing traffic

ADA Accessibility

St. Edward’s University is committed to ensuring that its website is accessible to individuals with disabilities in compliance with the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the statute's implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 104, and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and that statute's implementing regulations at 28 C.F.R. Part 35.

More Information

Learn more on SEU's ADA Accessibility website »