Accessibility

Training and Resources

Learn how to make common course items accessible for all students and users.

Adobe PDFs

Run an accessibility check Acrobat and view examples.

Word

Run an accessibility check and view example documents.

Panopto

Import and edit machine-generated captions.

Alternative Text

Add alt text to images in Canvas, Microsoft, and Acrobat.

PowerPoint

Run an accessibility check and view example documents.

Hyperlinks

Link to websites accurately and improve navigation.

Color Contrast

Review contrast ratios and access contrast checkers.

Excel

Run an accessibility check and view example documents.

YouTube

Import and edit machine-generated captions.

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Accommodations with Disability Services

Students may require unique accommodations that ensure equal access to the learning environment at UMKC. If you have received an accommodations letter from a student and would like to learn more, visit Disability Services.

Accessibility & Privacy Policies

Accessibility and privacy policies are a requirement for UMKC Course Certification and Quality Matters. UMKC Online provides the policies for commonly used tools including the Canvas LMS, Panopto, and many more.

Accessibility and UDL Fact Sheet

Accessibility is for everyone. Although there are legal mandates requiring UMKC to make educational materials accessible, accessibility just good design. Learn more about how accessibility benefits everyone.

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Administrative Center, Room 300G
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