Making Courses Accessible

Making your courses accessible is a crucial part of establishing an inclusive campus. When you design your courses with accessibility in mind it helps all students, including students with disabilities.

Please review the various resources on this page that can help you design an accessible course and create accessible course materials. Contact KCeL with any questions you may have at 

CUNY Assistive Technology Services: Media Accessibility Project (MAP) resource page
This page offers practical guidance and instructions on how to make course materials and documents accessible (e.g., Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, PDF, video, audio). It also offers a succinct explanation of laws regarding accessibility. 

NYC Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities: Accessible Virtual Meetings Guide
This guide provides information on how to make virtual meetings accessible. It covers what to do before an online meeting, how to make accommodations, and online disability etiquette.  

Kingsborough Community College’s Services for Students


Access-Ability Services: Disability Services at Kingsborough Community College
AAS provides a range of disability-related services at Kingsborough. Services include:

  • Serving as a resource to the KCC community regarding disability issues
  • Determining eligibility for and arranging academic accommodations
  • Academic advisement and priority registration
  • Facilitating the use of assistive technology
  • Assisting students in developing self-advocacy skills