According to New York State Office for Technology's Technology Policy 99-3, all official New York State websites must meet the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) 14 Web accessibility guidelines under priority-level one. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 requires that U.S. programs and services be accessible to individuals with disabilities. Websites generated from the college’s official installation of Drupal meet these guidelines.
Using best-practice design principles will help make self-published, affiliated and unofficial web pages accessible, but additional guidelines must be followed to ensure ADA compliance. Self-publishers uploading work to official college servers should review the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines, to gauge the accessibility of their pages. Below, however, are some very basic accessibility guidelines: