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COVID-19: Electronic Accessibility and Resources

During remote instruction, learning, and working due to COVID-19, students, faculty, and staff with disabilities need to continue to receive reasonable accommodations. To ensure accessibility and inclusion for all, visit ResourcesElectronic Accessibility, and Tutorials and Training.

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Online Instruction and Accessibility

Electronic Information Technology Access Resources provides guidance for faculty so their students with disabilities can continue learning equally and effectively.

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Creating Accessible Documents

All electronic documents—including word processing documents, PDFs, presentations, publications, and spreadsheets—created or distributed by UM employees must be accessible.

Accessible Technology Services supports students and employees in creating and using accessible web, media, documents, course materials, education, assistive technology, and electronic and information technology resources.

Our Commitment

The University of Montana values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to providing equal opportunities in education, employment, programs, activities, and services to everyone, including those with disabilities. The UM community works together to embrace the University's values by:

  • Making University-related meetings, courses, performances, and other events accessible. 
  • Ensuring digital content and information technology are accessible and usable. 
  • Responding to all accommodation and modification requests in a timely manner.

Digital Accessibility

By adopting University-wide Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility (EITA) policy, UM ensures its digital accessibility and usability of information technology. 

Physical Access

The campus Accessibility Map outlines accessible parking, curb cuts, door entrances, and priority snow routes across campus.