Administrative Computing:610-436-3482 D2L Services:610-436-3350 Digital Corner:610-430-4089 Digital Media Center:610-436-2737 IT Help Desk:610-436-3350 myWCU:610-436-3350 ResNet Central:610-436-2660 Software Application Training:610-436-3397 Telecom:610-436-3535 Web Team:610-436-0043
West Chester University is committed to diversity and providing a barrier-free information technology environment to all students, faculty, and staff. The Information Services Division has collaborated with campus constituents to develop plans to comply with ADA standards as they apply to information technology.
Information Services is a campus-wide resource meant to:
Provide and adhere to accessible coding standards and use tools to develop and test electronic content for accessibility;
Address accessibility for classrooms and computer lab configurations;
Promote and provide consulting services, accessibility guides, training, and other solutions needed for creating accessible IT resources; and,
Collaborate with IT software providers to explore solutions to accessibility challenges.
West Chester University uses licensed software packages and free online tools to create accessible electronic content. Assistive Technology is also available to WCU students, faculty, and staff with disabilities.
MyWCU enables authorized users to select an accessibility option to personalize the myWCU screen layout in support of persons with vision disabilities.
Wall-mounted digital signage monitors are being replaced and installed to comply with ADA guidelines.
Use of videos originally created with closed-captioning is strongly recommended. Copying, converting, or adding caption to the original videos without permission from the creator is a violation of copyright law.
A wheelchair-accessible table is available in the computer lab, Anderson room 7.
Motorized projection screens are installed in the majority of the classrooms.