Accessibility Compliance Resources


The following list of resources document the accessibility compliance requirements for Georgia Tech websites.  Links are also provided to tutorials for understanding those requirements.

In short, all Georgia Tech websites must follow the Official Section 508 Specifications as prescribed by federal law, but Georgia Tech and University System of Georgia policies may add additional requirements.  As of January of 2018, Section 508 now specifies that the guidelines for accessibility compliance are effectively those outlined in the World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).  The current version of those guidelines is 2.0, and links to this specification and a guide to understanding it are provided below.

We also have an Accessibility Testing and Tools page, which provides a list of software applications and browser extensions that can aid in checking a website for accessibility compliance.

State and Institute Resources and Policies

Official Section 508 Specifications

General Accessibility Compliance Resources

Accessibility Resources Sub-Topics