• Extending Access

    Extending Access

    Help ensure that as broad a population as possible is able to access Harvard's electronic programs and services

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Quick Start Guide

Quick start guide ➜

We all have a role to play in making Harvard’s digital information more accessible.

Start here, and get going.

University Disability Resources

For access to all other disability-related resources and guidance for students, faculty, staff, visitors and guests, please visit University Disability Resources ➜

Accessibility Tools and Guides

Content Creators

Content Creators ➜

Guidelines and resources to make your content accessible


Developers ➜

Best Practices and guides for making your applications and tools broadly accessible

Digital Accessibility Techniques

Principle-Based Techniques

Techniques by P.O.U.R. Principles

Accessible technology is Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust.

All Techniques By Principle ➜

News from the Harvard Gazette

Computer keyboard symbolizing digital access

Increasing digital accessibility

University policy to ‘make information and resources more easily available to those who need it’

Harvard has adopted a new, University-wide Digital Accessibility Policy, which will increase the accessibility of Harvard’s public-facing websites and web-based applications, as well as the digital content Harvard creates and posts on those sites.

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Harvard University Digital Accessibility Policy ➜

For Harvard’s public-facing websites and web-based applications.

Settlement Caption Requirements ➜

Harvard's legal obligation requirements for captions.

Accessible Technology Procurement and Development Policy ➜

For technology applications and products we buy and develop.