IT0126-C – UTC Standard: Accessibility


To align University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC) standards of practice with University of Tennessee System-wide policy for developing, maintaining and documenting an Accessibility program.


This program applies but is not limited to employees, contractors, agents, and representatives accessing, using, or handling UTC information technology resources.


This document is a UTC-specific Standard based on University System-wide policy. Each User of UTC resources is required to be familiar and comply with University policies, and acceptance is assumed if the User accesses, uses, or handles UTC information technology resources.

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) is the Position of Authority (POA) for Information

Technology at UTC and responsible for IT security at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga.


  1. The CIO has overall responsibility of the Accessibility program at UTC.
  2. The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) is responsible for overseeing the Accessibility program.
  3. System owners/administrators are responsible for following the Accessibility Standard.


  1. UTC adopts and adheres to the University of Tennessee System-wide Policy IT0126 – Accessibility, which addresses:
    1. The UT IMT Accessibility Requirements (Addendum A), including the establishment of and adherence to an IMT Accessibility Program.
    2. Development, purchase, and/or acquisition hardware and software accessible to individuals with disabilities.
    3. Promotion of awareness of this policy.
    4. Compliance.
    5. Responsibilities.
  2. The policy is available for viewing at:

IT0126 – Accessibility


IT0126 – Accessibility

IT0126-C – UTC Standard: Accessibility
Version: 1 // Effective: 08/10/2018
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