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Optimizing Access


a self-service, alternate media solution to students, alumni, faculty and staff.
Convert PDFs, JPEGs and other files into an e-book, text file, audio or braille.
You can combine more than one .JPG into a single file.

Tools and Directions:

How to Make PowerPoints Accessible

Microsoft Word 2010 Accessibility

Microsoft Word 2013 Accessibility Cheat Sheet

PDF accessibility

Captioning information:

Captioning Institute PowerPoint - 1/17/18

Procedure to Caption Videos - January 2019

How to turn on Captions with Media Player

How to caption your YouTube Videos

Institue Training -January 17, 2019:

Accessibility Requirements of Learning [PPT] [Word]

Directions to convert PowerPoint to Outline for Notes or Braille [Word]


Utica Campus
Office of Accessibility Resources
Tamara Mariotti
Coordinator of Accessibility Resources
Payne Hall, Room 104H
Phone: 315.731.5702

Educational Technology Services
James Lynch
Executive Dean-Academic Development Innovation
Payne Hall, Room 395
Phone: 315.792.5316

Marketing & Communication
Chrono Ho,
Digital Media Coordinator
Payne Hall, Room 363
Phone: 315.731.5826

Learning Commons
Jocelyn Ireland
Instructional Design Librarian
Information Tech BLD, Room 129
Phone: 315.792.5372