Announcements:

Zoom Captioning and Live Transcription is now available at UM!

We are excited to announce that Zoom now offers captioning and live transcripts for all UM accounts. If you are a meeting host, there are steps you must take in order to activate this feature. More information about Zoom captions is available to help you get set up. 

Change to Digital Accessibility Office Hours

For the month of April, Digital Accessibility Solutions will host PDF Spring Cleaning Challenge meetings on Tuesdays at 2pm. Therefore, anyone with accessibility questions or issues not related to the PDF challenge is encouraged to utilize our by-request office hours each Friday. Please visit Accessibility Office Hours to schedule time on Fridays with Jennifer Bland and Lindsey Sneed, UM Digital Accessibility Specialists.

Content Creators: You are Invited to Participate in the PDF “Spring Cleaning” Challenge!

PDFs are commonly used but widely inaccessible, however this challenge will help departments across campus clean up and improve accessibility, usability, and SEO. Visit PDF Spring Cleaning Challenge for more information and to register for the challenge.

Digital Accessibility

The University of Mississippi is committed to digital accessibility by working to ensure that all websites, applications, and technology used to deliver academic programs and services are available for all users, including those with hearing, sight, cognitive, or movement disabilities. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The University adheres to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) and recognizes that accessibility is the responsibility of everyone in our institution, especially those creating digital content.

Services

Accessibility Solutions is available to partner with individuals and units on campus to increase the accessibility of digital content through:

Accommodations

If you have questions or concerns specifically related to classroom accommodations, such as extended test time, distraction-reduced test environment, note taking, etc., please contact Student Disability Services (SDS) at (662) 915-7128 or sds@olemiss.edu.