Accessibility Services and Labs at Harvard

As a member of the Harvard community, you have access to offices, labs, and services that can assist you throughout every step of the accessibility process. Whether you're working to create accessible digital content, test products with real users, find information about accessible events, or if you have general questions about accessibility, reach out to one of these offices to find the support you need. 

Digital Accessibility Services (DAS)

As part of Harvard University Information Technology, DAS supports the Harvard community in making sure that everyone has the opportunity to access the university’s knowledge, ideas, and resources. DAS offers training, consultation, and resources on accessibility for content creators and developers. DAS also maintains this website (

Email for questions regarding digital accessibility, Harvard's Digital Accessibility Policy, trainings, consultations, and resources. 

User Research Center (URC)

The URC lab offers consultation in user-centered design, technology demonstrations, and testing via a participant pool of native assistive technology users (fee).

University Disability Resources (UDR)

UDR provides leadership and guidance on university best practices, employee disability accommodations, planning accessible events, finding accessibility vendors, and consultation on physical access or renovations, while ensuring compliance with federal and state regulations.

Digital Accessibility Liaisons (DAL)

The network of DALs coordinates local efforts, facilitates training, and monitors progress. At least one DAL has been appointed to represent each school and administrative unit.