Accessibility Certificate

The Accessibility Certificate is designed for faculty members wishing to increase their expertise in the area of disability needs and services. Upon completion of the certificate, faculty members will be better able to serve the needs of students with disabilities. If you have questions please contact the Accessibility Center at disserv@iuk.edu or stop by Kelley Student Center Room 200.

Items may be completed in any order. Some of the advanced items may be completed while still working on the Basic Certificate; however, the Basic Certificate is a prerequisite to finishing the Advanced Certificate.

Basic Certificate Required Items:

  • Completion of the Universal Design Guidelines course for accessibility (taught online each fall and spring).  If you have completed this in the past, you do not have to redo the course. 
  • Creation of an accessible syllabus using the suggested tips. Submit to Accessibility Center via email at disserv@iuk.edu.
  • Three additional options from Accessibility Choices list.

Advanced Certificate Required Items:

Accessibility Choices:

  • Participation in the lunch discussion during the Transition from High School: College Pathways Luncheon event.
    • Next luncheon will be offered during the 2018-2019 school year.
  • Participate in one of the Midterm Meltdown activities happening each fall and spring.
  • Participate in one of the Disability Awareness Activities
  • Attend brown bag accessibility discussion luncheon, offered each semester
    • TILT (Transparency in Teaching and Learning), Thursday, April 12 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Cole Room
    • "Beautify Your Canvas Course for all learners" Featuring Design and Accessibility Tips for Canvas. Monday, April 9 from 1 p.m.-2:15 p.m., SM 201
  • Design one assignment using the Transparent Teaching and Learning Practices Model ("Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost." Transparency in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education | Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost | University of Nevada, Las Vegas. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Feb. 2017). Please send the assignment to disserv@iuk.edu.