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Fall 2011

  • Formation of Task Force
  • Business case creation and approval
  • Project Charter
  • Selection of consultant

Spring 2012

  • Informational Seminar on Accessibility at Boston College
  • ITS developer training
  • Content editor training
  • Review of BC web sites and applications

Summer 2012

  • Redesign of major templates to improve accessibility

Fall 2012 Through 2013

  • Continuation of accessibility best practices training classes
  • Review of automated content remediation software


  • Purchase of HiSoftware Compliance Sheriff product for web content remediation
  • Formation of Pilot Group of web sites to use Compliance Sheriff
  • Remediation of 5 web sites within Pilot Group by June 1st, 2014
  • Phase Two: Expansion to major schools and offices Part One completed, December 2014


  • Phase Two expansion continues, including Law School, School of Social Work, CSOM
  • Accessibility enhancements implemented on dozens of websites and hundreds of pages
  • New main website launched with additional web accessibility enhancements
  • Remediation of legacy content continues
  • Training offered for new and existing site editors on best practices