As of July 1, all state agencies, including Metropolitan State University of Denver, must comply with established Colorado Office of Information Technology accessibility standards. These standards apply to a variety of topics and use cases, including digital accessibility, email signatures, financial services, governance, information security, project management and technical standards. 

International Association of Accessibility Professionals support 

With support from the Access Center, the Center for Teaching, Learning and Design and Student Affairs leadership, the MSU Denver Technology Accessibility Committee has gained an institutional membership with the International Association of Accessibility Professionals. This membership will allow employees access to a variety of valuable resources to support accessibility improvements. 

The IAAP is a global association of organizations and professionals that have joined together to define, promote and improve the accessibility of services, products and environments for people with disabilities. The IAAP supports accessibility professionals and organizations with professional training, certifications and networking to build professional skills and support organizations that incorporate accessibility into their services, products and infrastructure. 


With this membership, all MSU Denver faculty and staff members have access to a variety of resources on accessibility topics such as webinars and a community forum. Some webinars that may be of interest include: 

For more information about MSU Denver’s institutional membership or to request an account: 

Learn more 

Learn more about HB21-1110 and view guides to accessible web services, cybersecurity and information security, and creating user-friendly and useful web services on the OIT’s FAQ page.