News: May 2018
Faculty and staff can opt to have a Cornell account for Google's G Suite beginning June 4, 2018.
The CU VPN service is upgrading AnyConnect clients for MacOS, Windows, and Linux computers to version 4.6.00362. The new version of the client will be available starting June 5, 2018.
Making maps accessible presents a challenging concern when being aware of what content you have on your website. There is currently no clear standard on how to make a digital map accessible to people with visual disabilities.
On Saturday, June 16, 2018, between 4:00am and 12:00pm, campus Wi-Fi networks will be upgraded. During this time, users may not be able to access the eduroam, Cornell-Visitor, or RedRover wireless networks.
Cornell University will be hosting its first Web Accessibility Camp August 6-8, 2018: "Universal Design for Any Person, Any Study." Join us for sessions hosted by WebAIM, Siteimprove, Cornell Information Technologies, and more.
In April, changes were implemented in Remedy to ensure that people's names matched their preferred names as specified in Cornell’s records.
Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) is May 17, 2018 and Cornell Information Technology (CIT) has been spreading awareness about web accessibility during the month of May.
Windows 2008 and 2008 R2 Extended Support ends January 2020. All Windows 2008 and 2008 R2 servers should be retired or replaced with supported operating systems prior to January 2020.
Accessibility-ready themes: Supportive of screen readers, keyboard, voice and alternate input, colorblindness, and cognitive impairments.
The next meeting of the Software Development SIG (SD-SIG) is May 16, 10:00am - 11:00am in 102 Mann Library.
Siteimprove has a specific tool that will check the documents on your site for accessibility, including PDFs, word documents, excel, and PowerPoint files.
Save the date for Cornell's first Web Accessibility Camp, August 6 - 8, 2018.