Accessible Documents and PDFs

Availability: UCOP

Service Description
PDFs posted on public websites should be accessible to people who use screenreaders because of poor or no vision. ITS provides assistance to ensure PDF documents are accessible. This involves some easy formatting steps in the original Microsoft Office Document.

To make accessible PDFs, do one or more of the following:

How to Order or Request Support
Use the IT Staff Services section of the Service Hub to request support, or call (510) 987-0457.

Availability of Service
Support is available M – F, 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

All UCOP personnel


  • Initial consultation: No cost
  • Document conversion to an accessible PDF: Departmental recharge for hourly web services
  • Approved ITS projects: Work related to accessible PDFs needs to be specified as part of the standard budgeted cost of approved projects.