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Accessibility Training

A wide spectrum of accessibility training is now being offered for faculty, staff, and students by the Office of Digital Accessibility (ODA), along with Web Services. Below is the upcoming training schedules for the Fall 2022 Semester.

The Office of Digital Accessibility pleased to offer quick and easy training sessions on a variety of accessibility subjects. If there is a training you would like to see in the near future, please email with your suggestions.

At this time, no registration is required to attend. We do require that all attendees sign into their Fresno State Zoom accounts (email username and password) when attending. Click on the Zoom link on the day of the training and a moderator will allow access once training starts at 10 AM.

Introduction to Digital Accessibility at Fresno State

A wide-ranging talk on all the available digital accessibility resources at Fresno State. The talk covers "Why is digital accessibility important?", key offices and resources, and what are some tools available now. There will be an open discussion on the needs of our campus and potential future training sessions. 

Where: (This training has already occurred.)

When:  September 8th at 10 AM.

Length: 45 minutes.

PDF Remediation Training

Easy tips and tools to make simple PDFs accessible.

Where:  (This training has already occurred.)

When:  September 22nd at 10 AM.

Length: 60 minutes.

Accessible PDF Forms

Learn how to easily create accessible PDF forms using Adobe Acrobat. 

Where: Zoom link to be provided the day of training.  

When: Looking for new date.

Length: 60 to 90 minutes.

Pre-requisites: PDF Remediation Training. Please have Adobe Acrobat installed on your computer.

Accessibility and Zoom

Zoom is used for video and audio conferencing, collaboration, chat, and webinars across multiple platforms. Join Lars Newlander and Mike Harding as they discuss how to use Zoom for accessibility in an educational environment.

Where: Zoom link to be provided the day of training.

When: Looking for new date.

Length: 60 minutes

Video Captioning

Captioning your videos help promote an equitable environment online. Learn how to use campus tools like YouTube and Panopto. The training will also cover how to format your captions correctly. 

Where: Zoom link to be provided the day of training.

When: November 10th at 10 AM.

Length: 60 to 90 minutes.

Office of Digital Accessibility Virtual Office Hours

The Office of Digital Accessibility offers virtual office hours on Tuesdays from 10 AM to 2 PM to answer any accessibility questions. All office hours are on Zoom. Use the button below to book your appointment time.

Link to ODA Virtual Office Hours Page

Web Services is proud to offer training for the campus OMNI CMS web portal. Additional training videos (covering Omni CMS and web accessibility) are provided to access at any time.

Omni CMS Training

Learn how to edit campus webpages and be a web content editor. You will learn how to upload images and documents, link to pages, and much more. Please note that Omni CMS training is mandatory to gain access to the Fresno State web portal.

Follow this link to request access to Omni CMS Training.

Follow this link to view Omni CMS training videos.

Web Services Open Lab Hours

A one on one session with a web services staff member or student assistant to assist you with any of your website editing related needs. Open Lab is offered every Friday via Zoom.

Link to Web Services Open Lab Information