SF State - Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI)

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Exemption Procedure

Requests for exemptions to the SF State web accessibility standards are rarely granted. Those considered dealt with on a case-by-case basis and limit to mission critical university activities. If granted, exemptions are only valid for a specific, fixed and reasonable period of time, not to exceed one year.

Exemption request procedure

  1. Complete assessment and remediation plan first and consult with the ACCESS Support Team (AST)
  2. Prepare justification for exemption and fill out the exemption form.
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  3. Obtain approval from the university Vice President you report to
  4. Submit request to AST
  5. Await response from AST before proceeding
  6. If an exemption is granted, include the interim language in your website
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