Web Accessibility and Guidelines

The Harvard Chan School follows Harvard’s endorsement of the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG version 2.0) Priority Level 1 as the minimum guideline for the development of new websites.

Reference Materials for Creating Accessible Web Sites:

Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools:

In addition, each web site must provide:

  • Text alternatives (alt tags, titles. descriptions, etc.) for all non-text content such as images.
  • A link back to the Harvard Chan home page.
  • A copyright notice should read “Copyright © The President and Fellows of Harvard College”.

Web pages may not have:

  • Commercial advertisements
  • Web developer branding