Accessibility Statement for Great Bay Community College (GBCC)

GBCC is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

Measures to support accessibility

GBCC takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of GBCC:

  • Provide continual accessibility training for our staff.
  • Assign clear accessibility targets and responsibilities.
  • Employ formal accessibility quality assurance methods.
  • Include people with disabilities in our design personas

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. GBCC is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA.

Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of GBCC.
Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on GBCC:

We try to respond to feedback within 3 Business Days.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

GBCC is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge, JAWS

Technical specifications

Accessibility of
GBCC relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of GBCC, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for GBCC:

  1. Third Party Vendors: Some third party vendors are not yet completely compliant because Existing vendor commitments can’t be changed. Requesting improvements from vendors and reevaluating contracts with accessibility in mind, as contract renewals come up. Please contact us for help.

Assessment approach

GBCC assessed the accessibility of GBCC by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation

This statement was created on
20 May 2020
using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool.