Washington University strives to make our web content accessible for all site visitors, including people who have physical or cognitive impairments and those using assistive technology.
Electronic and Information Technology
In support of our mission to “create an inclusive, equitable community,” Washington University in St. Louis is committed to ensuring that its electronic and information technology (EIT) is accessible to students, prospective students, employees and visitors with disabilities.
The Electronic and Information Technology (EIT) Accessibility Policy applies to the university’s websites, electronic documents, video and audio content, and other applications.
To meet the requirements of the EIT policy, university websites should comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (“WCAG”) 2 Level AA. Web content approvers are responsible for ensuring that new and revised content complies with the WCAG 2.1, Level AA Standards.
Owners and creators of EIT content on campus should explore this accessibility site and take advantage of the resources here.
What is EIT?
Electronic and Information Technology or EIT refers to the University’s digital content, including websites, electronic documents posted on University websites, video and audio content, course-management systems, University email, online courses, computers and computer tablets, software, video or multimedia products, handheld devices, classrooms podiums and displays, and information kiosks.