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Accessibility

Welcome to Portland State University's (PSU) accessibility website for faculty and staff. The goal is to provide resources to create accessible course material for your students. PSU policy requires accessible course content.

Please watch this brief video, narrated by our exemplary students who share their experiences about the importance of accessible course content.

There are links located on the upper left side of this page which provide instructions on how to make documents, presentations, and videos accessible. If you have additional questions please contact the resources listed below.

Resources

Questions for students, including prospective students, regarding reasonable accommodations

Examples:

  • I need an accommodation for my classes.
  • I need an accommodation to complete my admissions application.
  • Where are screen readers located on campus.
  • I have reviewed the document on how to caption a video and I have some follow-up questions.
  • I have a question about an assistance animal.
  • I would like to arrange for an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter.

Disability Resource Center
Smith Memorial Student Union 116
503-725-4150
www.pdx.edu/drc

 


Questions for employees (faculty and staff), including prospective employees, regarding reasonable accommodations

Examples:

  • I need an accommodation in my job.
  • I need an accommodation to complete my employment application.
  • I’m an employee and I have a question about an assistance animal.

Human Resources
Market Center Building 518
503-725-4926
www.pdx.edu/hr

 


Questions for employees regarding the creation of accessible websites

Examples:

  • How do I make the best use of standardized templates for PSU web pages?
  • Where can I sign up for Drupal training?

University Communications
Market Center Building 810
503-725-3711
www.pdx.edu/university-communications

 


Reporting a concern about discrimination or harassment

Examples:

  • I would like to file a complaint regarding discrimination and/or harassment.

Office of Equity & Compliance
Market Center Building 830
503-725-5919
www.pdx.edu/diversity/office-of-equity-compliance

 


Questions faculty may have regarding D2L

Examples:

  • I need support with D2L issue.
  • I am thinking of purchasing course software and need to know what questions to ask to ensure it is accessible.

OIT Helpdesk
503-725-HELP (4357)
www.pdx.edu/oit/