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University of Arizona Video Captioning Guidelines

To: Campus Community

From:

Disability Resource Center

Subject: University of Arizona Video Captioning Guidelines

Date: October 5, 2022

University of Arizona Captioning Guidelines 

The University is committed to creating accessible and inclusive experiences for all students, faculty, staff and visitors; please be advised that affordable, professional video captioning services are available for University departments to ensure their content is captioned.  

To meet this important goal, departments must caption: 

  • Videos posted on public department webpages or social media and video channels.
  • Videos that will be shown at a workshop or event without an RSVP process. 

Departments are strongly encouraged to caption: 

  • Content that requires a NetID for access.
  • Non-public facing content that is not mandatory for students or employees.   

Auto-generated captions 

Machine-generated auto-captions/transcripts are beneficial in many circumstances, however, they are not accurate enough to be ADA-compliant

Disability-related accommodations 

The Disability Resource Center (DRC) will continue to provide captioning support for all disability-related accommodation requests for classes and events requiring an RSVP.  

Attend a Demo 

View the list of contracted University of Arizona vendors for pricing information and sign up for an upcoming demo to learn how to get your videos captioned. 

Resources 

Questions?  

Contact us at disability@arizona.edu

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