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Section 508 WCAG-A* WCAG-AA* WCAG-AAA* Comments
UW-Eau Claire 10/8/2002 recomm. recomm. recomm. recomm. A new policy has been drafted (see text above).
UW Extension 7/28/2003 mandatory recomm. recomm. recomm.  
UW-Green Bay 6/6/2001   mandatory recomm. suggested  
UW-La Crosse July 2003 mandatory recomm.
(some)
recomm.
(some)
recomm.
(some)
 
UW-Madison 5/1/2003 mandatory recomm. recomm. recomm.  
UW-Milwaukee 10/3/2001         Mandates accessibility; includes some specific design features.
UW-Oshkosh 5/23/2001   mandatory      
UW-Parkside 2001   mandatory ? mandatory ? mandatory ? Ambiguous language.
UW-Platteville 5/1/2001   recomm. ?
mandatory ?
recomm. ?
mandatory ?
recomm. ?
mandatory ?
Ambiguous language; Use of both "should" and "must".
UW-River Falls n.d., added after April 2001 recomm.       "Should," not "must," language.
UW-Stevens Point** 5/10/1999   recomm. recomm. recomm. Current draft of new policy mandating Section 508 compliance.
UW-Stout March 2001   mandatory      
UW-Superior May 2003 mandatory        
UW-Whitewater n.d.   recomm.     Proposed Plan (10/23/01); if adopted WCAG-A compliance would become mandatory.

*WCAG refers to the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines issued by the W3C/WAI.

**Stevens Point's new "Online Accessibility Policy" draft also incorporates Section 508 compliance; its scope includes both web pages and web-based resources (such as library databases and course management software).


Compiled by Axel Schmetzke, Library, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
Last updated 10/27/03 .
Comments, corrections, updates, etc. are welcome! aschmetz@uwsp.edu