Rutgers University welcomes students and faculty with disabilities into all of its educational programs, and Canvas courses are no exception. To learn more about accessibility on Canvas, whether you’re building a course or simply just using the platform, check out the links below:
Training and Resources
Building Accessible Courses
- How to fix and prevent accessibility issues in your Canvas course
- How do I use the Accessibility Checker in the Rich Content Editor?
- How do I add captions to new or uploaded videos in Canvas?
- Creating accessible tables in the Rich Content Editor
- Once I publish a Quiz, how can I give my students extra attempts?
- Convert Files to an accessible format before uploading to your Canvas site
User Accessibility Settings
- Accessibility within Canvas
- What feature options can I enable in my user account?
- How do I manage new features in my user account?
- List of Canvas keyboard shortcuts (PDF)
Product Accessibility Statement
An Accessibility Statement, also known as a Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT), explains how a product, tool, or technology fulfills key accessibility laws and guidelines. The VPAT may also highlight different accessibility features that the designers think are relevant to the user. For each tool or technology you plan to use in your course, copy the relevant accessibility statement link from the list of pages below, and add it to your syllabus or course site for student reference.
- Canvas accessibility statement
- Canvas VPAT
- Adobe accessibility statement
- Barnes & Noble accessibility statement
- BigBlueButton accessibility statement
- Cengage accessibility statement
- Ebsco accessibility statement
- Google Docs accessibility guides
- Kaltura accessibility statement
- McGraw-Hill accessibility statement
- Pearson accessibility statement
- Piazza accessibility statement
- Proctortrack accessibility statement
- Turnitin accessibility statement
- VoiceThread accessibility statement and whitepaper
- Wiley accessibility statement
- Wiley Plus accessibility statement
- YouTube accessibility guides