Digital Accessibility Resource Centre (DARC)

The Digital Accessibility Resource Centre provides training, tools, and support for the creation of accessible digital content, including:

  • web content
  • PDFs/Word documents
  • presentation slides/PowerPoint decks
  • video
  • audio
  • other multimedia 

Service details

This service aims to help U of G digital content producers understand and comply with the U of G policies when creating online materials, to ensure they are in line with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

The Digital Accessibility Support Centre: 

  • Documents/communicates U of G decisions and policies regarding AODA web/digital compliance strategies 
  • Provides ongoing education, tools, training, and support for content producers and website administrators, including:
    • training sessions
    • email and in-person consultations
    • SiteImprove access
  • Conducts several yearly, random AODA compliance audits for U of G websites and communicates results to website owners. 

This service is centrally funded and there is no cost to users. 

For more information, click the following links which come from the main U of G Web Accessibility page:

Frequently Asked Questions: 

If you need help or have questions about this service please use one of the following contact methods: 

Item 

Expectation
Service availability Weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. excluding statutory holidays 
Anticipated wait for support   Queries will be responded to within one (1) business day 

Contact the Digital Accessibility Resource Centre via one of the following methods: 

 

Who can use this service?

College
Departments
Faculty
Instructors
Staff