Access Partners

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Access Partners is an alliance to promote a campus environment that goes above and beyond disability compliance. It promotes an inclusive campus community that welcomes all individuals and brings together faculty, staff and students to create a more positive and innovative UM experience for all people. Become an Access Partner and show your commitment to accessibility and diversity. 

What Access Partners do: 

  • Promote accessibility on campus and the larger Missoula community.
  • Campaign to increase the awareness of accessibility issues.
  • Share campus accessibility information with others.
  • Promote best practices for accessibility.

How can I join Access Partners? 

Sign up through the Access Partners LISTSERV to receive announcements and training opportunities.  

Summer 2017 - Training opportunities - EITA Certification

EITA Certification Program and IT short courses

The Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility (EITA) Certification Program is designed for University of Montana employees to greater enhance their proficiency in electronic and information technology accessibility. Those who have completed four hours of advanced accessibility training are eligible to receive an EITA certificate.

This summer, IT short courses offers five training sessions on accessibility that count toward the EITA certificate. Some remote online sessions are available upon request and indicated by asterisks below. For descriptions about these sessions and registration, go to the IT short courses site

July 12, 2017, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
*ACC001: What you need to know about UM and digital accessibility

July 13, 2017, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
*ACC401: Captioning Options at UM

July 13, 2017, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
ACC306: Creating Accessible PDFs

July 18, 2017, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
*ACC305: Accessible PowerPoints

August 10, 2017, 3:00-4:00 p.m.
ACC301: Accessible Word Documents

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