Disability Accommodations

Washington and Lee University is committed to providing equal access to educational opportunities to qualified students with physical or mental disabilities and reasonable accommodations to qualified employees with physical or mental disabilities, in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. The University is also committed to ensuring that all individuals have access to information and information technology associated with administration and services, courses of instruction, departmental programs, and University-sponsored activities.

By following design standards, acquiring appropriate hardware and software, and improving the technical environment, the University sustains and improves access and services to students, faculty, staff and visitors--including those with disabilities-- and makes W&L websites, information and services accessible to the widest possible audience.

This site includes content in the following categories:

Web Accessibility

Regulations, tutorials, recommendations and evaluation tools for making accessible websites.

Document Accessibility

Recommendations and tutorials for making accessible documents and forms using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe PDF and the University's Forms Builder.

Laws, Policies and Guidelines

A number of University and federal regulations pertain to the accessibility of websites, electronic information and other resources on campus.