CollegeNET is committed to making its software usable by all people, regardless of ability. We strive to improve accessibility in all of our products continually with testing and improvements. We are aware of opportunities for greater accessibility within some areas of our software and have developed an accessibility roadmap, which guides ongoing design and feature implementation. The following tips may help improve your experience while using this application.
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Improving Your Experience With Visual Limitations
If you have trouble seeing elements of this web application, please try some of the following adjustments.
Most modern browsers allow you to enlarge text size. Please note that these changes may be lost when you open a new browser tab/window or re-open your browser.
- To Enlarge Text in Most Desktop Web Browsers
- Most browsers will have options in the menu bar
- Or, press "Ctrl +" on your PC keyboard
- Or, press "Command +" on an Apple MacOS keyboard
- To Enlarge Text on Android Devices (Samsung, Google, etc.)
- Tap the Settings icon
- Tap the Display option and go to Advanced
- In the Font section, tap the Font size option
- In the new window, adjust the slider to your desired text size
- To Enlarge Text on iOS Devices (iPhones, iPads)
- Open the Settings app
- Search for Accessibility or go to General > Accessibility
- Tap to open the Larger Text menu item
- Use the slider at the bottom to choose the desired text size, or turn on the Larger Accessibility Sizes to be able to choose even larger options
Listen to Text Content
There are built-in options as well as screen reader applications that can read text content aloud from this application.
- PC Screen Readers
- There are many options, but one free option is NVDA: https://www.nvaccess.org/
- VoiceOver Options in Apple MacOS
- Android's Built-in TalkBack Option
- iOS VoiceOver, Speak Screen, and Speak Selection Options
Try Turning on Dark Mode
See Using Dark Mode in 25Live Pro.
Check Color Contrast
Color contrast checking tools can help verify that the colors you've chosen for your text and text background have enough contrast between them for those with visual limitations. Some features in 25Live, such as the availability grid configurations, have a contrast checker built in. For other features, you can use: https://webaim.org/resources/contrastchecker/.
Improving Your Mouse, Tracking, and/or Touch Experience
Many mobile devices and desktop computer operating systems provide accessibility features to improve the experience for those with physical and motor skills limitations.
- Common Keyboard Command Suggestions for PC Users
- Tab: Navigate to links and form controls
- Shift + Tab: Navigate backward
- Enter: Activate links and buttons
- Spacebar: Activate checkboxes and buttons
- Arrow keys: Radio buttons, select/drop-down menus, sliders, tab panels, autocomplete
- Built-in Physical and Motor Skill Accessibility Options for MacOS
- Android Switch Access Option
- Physical and Motor Skill Options for iOS
Improving Your Experience with Auditory Limitations
This application doesn't natively involve any sound features, but some events can have linked videos associated with them. First, look for accessibility options on the linked video website. Additional information is below.
- Suggestions for PC and MacOS Users
- Adjust volume control
- Look for transcript options
- Look for captioning options
- Caption Support in Android
- Auditory Options in iOS
Additional Desktop Browser Accessibility Information
- Apple MacOS Safari - Accessibility features
- Google Chrome - Use TalkBack to browse the web with Chrome
- Microsoft Browsers - Windows Accessibility
- Mozilla Firefox - Accessibility features