Accessibility at Northeastern

Northeastern University is committed to accessibility for all, including for individuals with disabilities, but going beyond to consider all circumstances that may affect access for any individual.

Report an Issue

To report a disability-related barrier or to provide accessibility feedback, please use one of the following options:

Request a Consultation

Are you interested discussing how to make your digital content and workflows more accessible and effective?

Accessibility Event Series

Presented by Northeastern Future Leaders and Disability Alliance.

  • Accessibility Resources for Students
    Wednesday, May 22, 2024
  • Digital Accessibility Panel
    Thursday, May 30, 2024
  • Supporting Faculty and Staff
    Wednesday, June 5, 2024

21-Day Accessibility Awareness Learning Path

Northeastern is diligently working to expand resources and knowledge, and on crafting a sustainable, achievable roadmap for accessibility growth. As this work continues, it’s up to each member of the community to consider their impact on accessibility and inclusion.

The learning path is provided to help you understand the impact of accessibility and how you can can improve the accessibility of your workplace, classrooms, and communities everyday.

About Our Global Accessibility Awareness Day Activities

about our Global Accessibility Awareness Day activities

Policy on Digital Accessibility

The Policy on Digital Accessibility applies to Northeastern University academic and administrative units that procure, create, develop and maintain websites, web-based applications, and other electronic and information technology used in the programs and activities of the university.

Individuals and entities, including employees and external vendors, who procure, create or maintain electronic information and technology on behalf of the university shall comply with this policy and the procedures.

The university follows the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 level AA for guidance in meeting its accessibility commitments, including the use of alternative formats.