Accessibility is Usability!

Utah Valley University is committed in creating an accessible website which provides an enhanced, robust user experience.

Why Web Accessibility?

Web accessibility encompasses people with all different types of disabilities. While web accessibility is the primary focus for people with disabilities, it also benefits people without disabilities.

The key principle of web accessibility is to increases the general usability of the web and lets people with or without disabilities to use websites according to their needs. It allows people with disabilities to do more things themselves, without relying on others.

Web Accessibility also provides financial and technical benefits to organizations.

What does this mean?

  • For Site Managers, Site Owners, Lead Content Contributors: All site content should be accessible.
  • For Web Developers: Websites and applications should be built with accessibility in mind.
  • For Buyers: Products purchased from external vendors should be accessible.
  • For Users of Technology: Website users should be able to access the UVU Public web site according to their needs.

About this Site

This website was created as a resource for website and content owners, web developers, assistive technology users, and anyone else who wants to make sure that online information and tools are accessible to all members of the UVU community, regardless of disability.

Fixing Accessibility issues on your website is very important


Web accessibility refers to the inclusive practice of removing barriers that prevent interaction with, or access to websites, by people with disabilities. When sites are correctly designed, developed and edited, all users have equal access to information and functionality.