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KUMC Web Resource Accessibility

Policy
Purpose: 

All web-based information and services provided on inter/intra/extranet resources by the University of Kansas Medical Center will be accessible pursuant to Federal and state law.

Applies to: 

This policy applies to all official web resources developed and maintained or hosted by the University of Kansas Medical Center that publicize programs or activities or deliver services to the general public, students, residents or employees.

Campus: 
Medical Center, Kansas City
Wichita
Salina
Policy Statement: 
  1. Web resource managers must gain a working knowledge of web-based accessibility guidelines through self-instruction, consultation or training from the Internet Development staff or the ADA Coordinator.
  2. Web resource managers may seek the assistance of the University Internet Development staff for technical assistance to comply with state and Federal regulations.
  3. New resources will be designed to comply with state and Federal accessibility guidelines.
  4. Existing resources will be upgraded to comply with state and Federal accessibility guidelines with the assistance of the Internet Development staff and/or the ADA Coordinator as required.
  5. The Internet Development staff will monitor web resources to assure ongoing compliance with state and Federal guidelines and assist with upgrades as required.
  6. Web resources that do not comply with state or Federal guidelines will be removed until necessary revisions are made and compliance is achieved.
Exclusions or Special Circumstances: 
  • Educational materials designed for students enrolled in KUMC degree programs. Students seeking accommodation per the Americans with Disabilities Act regarding any aspect of curriculum delivery should contact the Equal Opportunity Office.
  • Educational materials designed for Continuing Education courses with a defined, targeted audience. Continuing Education participants seeking accommodation per the Americans with Disabilities Act regarding any aspect of the course should contact the Equal Opportunity Office.
  • Personal sites of students and employees hosted on KUMC servers.
Contact: 

For information on this policy, please contact:

Jameson Watkins     
Director of Customer Support and Innovation
Department of Information Resources
University of Kansas Medical Center
4021 Taylor, 3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, Kansas 66160
(913) 588-7387

Michael Harmelink
Associate Vice Chancellor for Information Resources
Chief Information Officer
University of Kansas Medical Center
1018 Taylor, 3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, Kansas 66160
(913) 588-4900

Alex Stacks
ADA Coordinator
Department of Human Resources
University of Kansas Medical Center
1018 Taylor, 3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, Kansas 66160
(913) 588-5090

Approved by: 
Executive Vice Chancellor, KUMC
Approved on: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2001
Effective on: 
Wednesday, February 21, 2001
Review Cycle: 
Annual (As Needed)
Keywords: 
accessibility, ADA
Review, Approval & Change History: 

2014-02-28: Updated contacts and moved into KU Policy Library.

2013-07-18: Updated contacts.

Information Access & Technology Categories: 
Information Technology

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