Training & Events

Faculty Training

Accessibility workshops for faculty and staff in an instructional role are offered through Academic Outreach. To view current workshops, visit Academic Outreach Faculty Training Opportunities.

Custom Training

To schedule a custom training for your group or department, please email

UM Online Training Courses

As of May 21st, we will be offering online accessibility training for all UM faculty, staff, and students through Blackboard Learn. To participate in these courses, sign on to Blackboard, search for “UM Accessibility”, and Enroll! All available courses will be listed in the sidebar.

Blackboard Icon. Selecting image reveals screen shot of search results within Blackboard after searching for UM Accessibility.

Available Now:

  • Understanding Impairments & the Impact of Accessibility
  • Creating an Accessible MS Word Document
  • How to Caption Recorded Videos
  • Understanding Law & Policy Governing Accessibility in Higher Education
  • Maintaining an Accessible Social Media Presence

Coming Soon:

  • Web Accessibility for Creators
  • Creating an Accessible Powerpoint Presentation

Accessibility Courses on the Web

Beyond what is available through UM, there are free online courses on the wider web.

Selected Articles and Tutorials on Accessibility Topics