Website Accessibility

Durham Tech is committed to providing a usable, functional website experience that is accessible by everyone, regardless of age, ability, or situation, and contains no barriers for users with disabilities.

Durham Tech complies with the Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act and endorses conformance with WCAG 2.0 Guidelines at conformance Level AA using accessibility monitoring software and user testing to identify and correct issues.

Durham Tech aims to adhere to level AA, and wherever possible Level AAA, of the WCAG 2.0 guidelines, which states that sites should be:

  • Perceivable - Information and user interface components must be presentable to users in ways they can perceive.
  • Operable - User interface components and navigation must be operable.
  • Understandable - Information and the operation of user interface must be understandable.
  • Robust - Content must be robust enough that it can be interpreted reliably by a wide variety of user agents, including assistive technologies.

As part of this pledge to accessibility, users should expect to find the following features on each web page throughout the site:

  • Skip navigation links

  • Tabbable navigation menu

  • Adaptive/responsive page design

  • Appropriate usage of alternative text

  • Semantic HTML

  • Acceptable contrast ratios

  • Video captioning


Report a Digital Accessibility Issue

If you cannot access content or use features of the Durham Tech website because you believe they are inaccessible to individuals with disabilities or a chronic medical condition, you are invited to use this form to make us aware of the difficulties you have experienced or to share comments or suggestions on digital accessibility improvements.

Users encountering other issues or difficulties should seek assistance in the Help Hub.

If you require accessibility assistance, contact an accessibility services staff member. Email Accessibility Services or phone 919-536-7200, ext. 7208 or review the Accessibility Services section of the website.

If you prefer to contact us directly, you may email Web support or phone 919-536-7200, ext. 5203.