ASL Interpreter helping a student and professor communicate in class
Professor presenting a slideshow to his class
Guest speaker, Ken Petry, speaks at a past Access MU symposium to a large audience
The varsity hockey team glides across the ice with members of the Best Buddies Choir

Accessible Technology Services

Accessible Technology Services (ATS) works to create a more accessible environment by providing information and services to enhance equal access for students with and without disabilities. Responsibilities include the accessibility review and testing of applications, websites, and documents; accessibility training; and captioning support services. ATS comprises the following staff members:

Sean Poley, Director
Phone: 513-529-1225

Cindy Hurley, ATPS Supervisor
Phone: 513-529-6064

Nick Laes, Accessible Technology Specialist

Autumn Meade, Accessible Technology Coordinator
Phone: 513-529-0418

Accessible Technology Committee

ATS also provides oversight of the Accessible Technology Committee, comprised of key personnel representing the academic and administration departments across campus.

Student Disability Services

In partnership with ATS, Student Disability Services helps students navigate the necessary steps for documenting their disability and receiving appropriate accommodation for academic success. Their new home in Shriver Center provides space for training and information sessions on a variety of topics, giving students a comfortable place to relax and learn about new technology. Plans are also underway for a new adaptive technology lab, the "AccessMU Center," scheduled to open August 2017.

For questions about student accommodations, contact Director Andy Zeisler, via email or phone at 513-529-1541.


Upcoming Workshops—Wednesday, July 26

Don't miss these opportunities to learn more about making accessible documents. To view details and to register, see links below:

Creating an Accessible Document, 10–11:30 am.
Creating an Accessible PDF, 1:30–3 p.m.

If you are facing an accessibility barrier or simply want to share your thoughts on how we can better accommodate the needs of the Miami community, we want to hear from you!

Report an Accessibility Issue