Policies

Welcome to Farmingdale State College’s Policy Library. This library is the official repository for all institutional policies and procedures and is intended to be a resource for faculty, staff and students seeking information related to the policies that govern the institution. This library does not contain department-specific policies and procedures. Please contact the department for specific departmental policies and procedures.

Please direct all questions regarding policy content to the Responsible Office listed on the respective policy.

If you wish to propose or amend an institutional policy, please review the Policy for Developing Institutional Policies and complete the Policy Proposal Form.

For assistance with drafting and amending policies, please refer to the Policy Writing Guidance and/or contact the Risk and Compliance Office at 934-420-5365.

Website Accessibility Policy

Policy Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to ensure the college web site conforms to the Americans with Disabilities Act, Sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Accessibility of Information Communication Technology Policy NYS-P08-005.

Persons Affected

Faculty, Staff, Students, Third-Parties

Policy Statement

Farmingdale State College is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. New and updated web content on https://www.farmingdale.edu/ must follow the W3C WAI's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, Level AA.

Farmingdale State College employees designated as Content Contributors on the OU Campus Content Management System are responsible for ensuring the content they add conforms to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Conformance Level AA guidelines by checking for “W3C validation” and “Web Accessibility” before publishing content.

Procedures

1. Content Contributors are responsible for implementing guidelines specified on the accessibility web page.

2. Any issues should be reported to accessibility@farmingdale.edu.

3. Daily web audits are conducted daily to ensure the guidelines are continuously followed.

Related Documents

Americans with Disabilities Act

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

Section 508 of the rehabilitation act

Accessibility of Information Communication Technology Policy NYS-P08-005

W3C WAI's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, Level AA

Responsible Office

Web Programming and Development

Categories

Last Modified 10/20/20