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Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Section 508 applies to all Northwest web pages, on-line courses/course enhancements, and other kinds of course-related technologies.

Section 508 requires that Federal agencies' electronic and information technology is accessible to people with disabilities, including employees and members of the public. Section 508 establishes requirements for any electronic and information technology developed, maintained, procured, or used by the Federal government.

All state agencies are required to comply with the federal Section 508 guidelines per Missouri statute: RSMo, Section 191.863.

Read more detailed information on section 508.

Contact University Marketing and Communication at 660.562.1143 for Northwest's Section 508 compliance standards and protocol.