New Course on Accessibility Launched

  • Self-paced, online course on accessibility in Blackboard
  • Created by CUNY faculty for CUNY faculty
  • Learn how to make online courses and materials accessible to all students
  • To enroll in the course, select the Blackboard Accessibility Course link in the Accessibility Training tab within Blackboard
  • For an overview and instructions on accessing the course, play the course overview video.


OAA has put together a Toolkit for Technology Workshops for incoming students with disabilities.

Send comments or suggestions on accessibility to

This site provides resources and information on technology accessibility for students, faculty, and staff at The City University of New York (CUNY). Here you can find the CUNY IT Accessibility statement, links to campus accessibility resources, information on the Technology Accessibility Task Force, and details on accessibility in system-wide applications.

If you have difficulty accessing information on CUNY’s website due to a disability, please contact CUNY’s Accessibility Specialist, Joseph Sherman,, and provide the following information: the web address of the requested material, a description of the accessibility problem, the preferred format to receive the requested material, and your contact information (name, email address, and phone number). Complaints about the accessibility of CUNY’s website to individuals with disabilities can be made under CUNY’s Policy on Equal Opportunity and Non-Discrimination and should be addressed to the Chief Diversity Officer at the relevant CUNY campus or unit.

Committed to a policy of equal employment and equal access in its educational programs and activities, The City University of New York (CUNY) provides resources and information on technology accessibility via this website.

It is the policy of the University to recruit, employ, retain, promote, and provide benefits to employees and to admit and provide services for students without regard to disability or any other legally prohibited basis in accordance with federal, state and city laws.

It is also the University’s Policy to provide reasonable accommodations when appropriate to individuals with disabilities.

CUNY’s commitment to equal access for students starts with campus Offices of Disability Resources & Services and the dedicated, highly skilled professionals who work there.

Accessibility helps ensure that as broad a population as possible may access, benefit from, and contribute to the University’s electronic programs and services. Accessible information technology has been designed, developed, or procured to be usable by, and therefore accessible to, people with disabilities including those who use assistive technologies.

Assistive Tools

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Speech, reading and translation support for online content