Accessibility 101

The Accessibility 101 course is intended to increase understanding and awareness of accessibility, as well as in the context of information technology (I.T.).  Because accessibility work is a responsibility shared among campus citizens, creating a common language and shared understanding of basic accessibility concepts provides a critical foundation for everyone.

  • Self-paced course.
  • Modules, each with a learning section then a review quiz.
  • Topics include Types and Models of Disabilities, Accommodations, and Accessibilities, Barriers to Accessibility, and More.
  • Course completion of 80% or more eligible for a digital badge.

Self-registering for the course

This course is not hosted on the UIUC system and therefore you will need to create a new username and password on the canvas system if you do not currently have one.

This course has enabled open enrollment. Students can self-enroll in the course once you share with them this URL:

Alternatively, they can sign up at and use the following join code: 6FH78P

For questions or comments about the course, please contact Christy Blew at