Accessible Technology Responsibilities for Purchases
- Section 508 requires that we purchase the most accessible electronic and/or information technology product/service that meets our business needs
- Collecting and maintaining all accessibility documentation for each purchase of electronic and or information technology is required and vital to ensure equal access for all.
- Should an electronic and/or information technology product/service not be fully accessible then an Equally Effective Alternative Access plan should be set into place to address the areas where the product/service is not fully accessible.
- Should anyone notify the campus of an access issue for a product/service that was purchased, the purchasing person/department must work with the person to provide accommodations, work arounds, and fixes to the access issue.
- Comply with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and all related accessibility laws and regulations set by the federal government; California Government Codes as related to accessibility; Chancellor’s Office Coded Memorandum AA-3013-03; and all prior memorandums in relation to accessibility.
- Should an audit be conducted by the US Department of Justice or any other agency, comply with and provide all required documentation for the audit.