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Standards Table for Software developed, procured, implemented/adopted after January 1, 2018.

Information and Communication Technology Type



Effective Date

Electronic documents, spreadsheets, reports, presentations, email communication, video and audio content including web conferencing.

Word documents, PowerPoint presentations, PDFs, videos, podcasts, etc.

WCAG 2.1 Level AA

January 1, 2018

Development and customization of ICT Software, Web Sites and Mobile Applications

Syracuse University websites, portals, and mobile applications, research center websites, etc.WCAG 2.1 Level AAJanuary 1, 2018
WCAG 2.2 Level AASummer 2021 (Anticipated)
Procurement of ICT Products (Web-based)Web-based products, platforms, and dashboards, including add-ons and plug-ins. WCAG 2.0 Level AAJanuary 1, 2018

Procurement of ICT Products

(Mobile Native Apps and Mobile Centric Web-Based Software)

Mobile applications for iPhone, Android.

Websites that are primarily intended for mobile use.

WCAG 2.1 Level AAJanuary 1, 2018
Procurement of ICT Products (Non-Web)Windows software, Mac software, etc., including add-ons and plug-ins. Revised 508January 1, 2018
Procurement of ICT Hardware(define the scope?) All hardware or just public?Section 508June 2001 to January 1, 2018

Revised 508

January 1, 2018

*For enterprise-level software developed/procured prior to January 1, 2018, please refer to requirements for legacy software

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