Accessibility Governing Policies and UCSF Standards

UCSF seeks to develop accessible websites and web applications to be in compliance with the following state, federal and University of California policies:

California Government Code Section 11135-11139.8 that brings into State law the protection of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act which ensures accessibility to government programs and also requires State government to follow accessibility requirements standards of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, which ensures the accessibility of electronic and information technology.

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act that prohibits discrimination based on disability in federally funded and federally conducted programs or activities. “Program or activity” includes a university or public system of higher education.

University of California’s Information Technology Accessibility Policy IMT-1300.