University of Iowa Web Accessibility Policy

University of Iowa requires that all websites and content published after 10/31/2011 conform to the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Content Accessibilty Guidelines (WCAG), version 2.0, Level AA. The full policy can be found at

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) are the standard of policy for University of Iowa websites and content. The full WCAG 2.0 specification is located at

"How to Meet WCAG 2.0: A customizable quick reference to Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 requirements (success criteria) and techniques" is a convenient reference for developers and others interested in understanding web accessibility. It is located at

IT Accessibility Recommendations

The University of Iowa IT Accessibility group strongly recommends that all technology used to conduct University business conform to the applicable standard for that technology.

Technical Standards for non-web technologies

For an overview of specific standards by technology category, visit the Non-Web Technologies page.