"It is CSU policy to ensure that individuals with disabilities shall have equal access to and the opportunity to participate in CSU programs, activities and services”. – EO 1111
The CSU Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI) was effective January 1, 2005 with the commitment to support CSU campuses under the Executive Order 926. As of May 23, 2018, a new policy statement on accessibility, Executive Order 1111 went into affect. In accordance with the policy, California State University, Long Beach is committed to providing a diverse and supportive academic and work environment that facilitates learning, teaching, working and conducting research for all students, employees and visitors.
As a public university California State University, Long Beach is required to make electronic and information technology accessible to all students, employees and the general public, including those individuals with disabilities by employing the 2017 Section 508 guidelines that align with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 AA.
In accordance with federal and state laws, California State University Long Beach, including all colleges, schools, departments and university programs are responsible for complying with the WCAG 2.0 AA guidelines. Implementing these guidelines and policies enforced by federal and state laws will ensure that all individuals including those with disabilities can access campus wide information equally and retrieve web based information.
Reason for Policy
The purpose of implementing this policy is to deliver processes by which university administrators, faculty, and staff will apply in the approach of creating, retrieving, and managing all electronic information technology that ensures accessibility to the campus. This policy establishes accessibility standards that meet the compliance of local, state, and federal regulations and laws.
The ATI Steering Committee and Subcommittees continue to meet and develop policies, procedures and practices that are structured around accessibility. The purpose of the ATI Steering committee is to put in place processes and procedures that faculty, staff, and administrators have to abide by.
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|AIM Center||Accessible Instructional Materials Center|
|Accessible Training for Staff and Faculty||Training Support and Options|
|Closed Captioning||Captioning and Subtitling Support|
|Procurement||Procurement and Contractual Services|