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Accessibility Policy

Trent University takes great pride in the equal treatment of residents, visitors, and employees with visible and non-visible disabilities, in respect to the Universities' myTrent Community website. In order to do this, Trent University is committed to comply with the standards developed under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. (AODA)

Standards

Trent University, with respect to the Universities' myTrent Community website, is committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities under the AODA. 

Accessible Websites and Web Content
  • Trent University, through the myTrent Community website, is to be available to disabled people through the following principles under the World Wide Web Consortium Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, at Level A and AA in accordance with the AODA Integrates Accessibility:

        1. Perceivable - Information and user interface components must be presentable to users in ways they can perceive.

        2. Operable - User interface components and navigation must be operable.

        3. Understandable - Information and the operation of user interface must be understandable.

    • By January 1, 2021, the Final Website Compliance Deadline, Trent University, through the myTrent Community website, where applicable, will take steps to ensure that new content posted on its myTrent Community website conforms with the WCAG 2.0 Level AA.

    • When determining whether meeting the requirments is applicable, Trent University, through the myTrent Community website, will consider:

        1. Software and/or tool availability to achieve website standards, and; 

        2. The impact on projects planned before January 1, 2014 will have on the requirements 

    • Trent University, through the myTrent Community website, operates to service Alumni, and Staff and Faculty. The ability to provide accessible websites and web content only applies to websites and web content that Trent University, through the myTrent Community website, controls directly.

    • Effective July 29, 2014, Trent University, through the myTrent Community website, was compliant, with the WCAG 2.0 Level A. Trent University, through the myTrent Community website, will ensure to take steps that web content posted after the above date conforms, if applicable, with WCAG 2.0 Level A. 

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