Our commitment and approach to maintaining an accessible website
Roberts Wesleyan University is committed to the following:
- Maintaining an accessible website.
- Ensuring that this website achieves “Level AA” conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, to comply with the National Disability Authority’s Code of Practice on Accessibility of Public Services and Information Provided by Public Bodies.
- Ensuring that all new information on the website will achieve “Level AA” conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1.
- Including accessibility when we procure 3rd-party systems or upgrades to existing systems.
This website’s conformance with official accessibility guidelines
The website currently has Compliant conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1. Our most recent web accessibility audit for this website was on: December 2, 2021.
Areas for improvement and time-lines
We are aware of some areas on the website where we could improve accessibility. We are currently working to achieve this. We hope that this website will achieve “Level AA” conformance to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 by August 1, 2022.
- There are 3rd party forms that fail accessibility evaluation we are looking to correct.
- There are approximately 23 images that are missing ALT attributes
- There are approximately 10 links that are empty and require role="link", aria-label, or ALT attributes on images.
- There are elements that are incorrect aria-label roles we are working to correct.
How to send feedback on this website’s accessibility
We welcome feedback on the accessibility of this website.
Email us: email@example.com
Call us: 585.594.6351
Write to us:
Roberts Wesleyan University
2301 Westside Dr.
Rochester, NY 14624
Accessibility Features on this website
The following criteria only highlights success criteria for Level A and Level AA. To review the full report, download our Voluntary Product Accessibility Report (PDF).
Success Criteria, Level A
- Controls, Input: If non-text content is a control or accepts user input, then it has a name that describes its purpose.
- Time-based media
- Decoration, formatting, invisible elements.
1.3.1 Info and Relationships (Level A)
- Using ARIA landmarks to identify regions of a page.
- Using aria-labelledby to name regions and landmarks.
- Using semantic elements to mark up structure and semantic markup to mark emphasized or special text.
- Using table markup to present tabular information.
1.3.2 Meaningful Sequence (Level A)
- Ordering the content in a meaningful sequence for all the content in the Web page.
- Positioning content based on structural markup (CSS)
2.1.1 Keyboard (Level A)
- All functionality of the content is operable through a keyboard interface without requiring specific timings for individual keystrokes.
- Manually tested using Silktide browser plugin on Chrome and Firefox and VoiceOver utility on the Mac operating system.
2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context) (Level A)
- The purpose of each link can be determined from the link text alone.
Success Criteria, Level AA
1.2.5 Audio Description (Prerecorded) (Level AA)
- Videos from YouTube have closed captioning and descriptions.
1.3.4 Orientation (Level AA 2.1 only)
- Site has been tested using different orientations.
1.3.5 Identify Input Purpose (Level AA 2.1 only)
- Auto fill can occur on forms within the cbu.edu site.
2.4.5 Multiple Ways (Level AA)