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Whether you’re designing an app, developing web infrastructure, or just looking to learn more about accessibility, outside resources can be crucial for providing you with direction. Here are some checklists and tools that may be helpful to you as work towards building a more inclusive web.


Checklists containing the most important guidelines to meet in order to create an accessible site can be incredibly useful for those that are unsure where to start in their mission to improve a site.

Find a checklist that works for you!

Minimum Web Accessibility Standards

Northeastern websites and web applications are expected to meet the required Minimum Web Accessibility Standards (MWAS). These standards are from the W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 (WCAG 2.0), Level AA. You can also refer to W3C’s How to Meet WCAG 2.0 for a customizable, quick reference to WCAG 2.0 requirements and techniques.


Online content and interactions should be able to be experienced by all, regardless of physical or learning differences. There are many acessibility tools available online that can be helpful for those that are working to improve the accessibility of a site. The list below contains a small sampling of such tools: