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CollegeNET strives to make its web content and services as accessible in support of the mission of the World Wide Web Consortium’s Web Accessibility Initiative. The initiative strives to lead the web to its full potential, including promoting a high degree of usability for people with disabilities. 

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Improving your visual experience

If you have trouble seeing elements of the MyCoalition site, please try some of the following adjustments.

Enlarge text

Android devices, iOS devices, and most modern desktop browsers allow you to enlarge text size. Please note that these changes may be lost when you open a new browser tab/window or re-open your browser.

To enlarge text on Android devices (Samsung, Google, etc.)

  1. Open your device's Settings app.
  2. Tap Accessibility, then tap Font size.
  3. Use the slider to choose your font size.

To enlarge text on iOS devices (iPhones, iPads)

  1. Go to Settings > Accessibility, then select Display & Text Size.
  2. Tap Larger Text for larger font options.
  3. Drag the slider to select the font size you want.

To enlarge text on most desktop web browsers

Most browsers will have options in the menu bar. Alternatively, press "Ctrl +" on your PC keyboard, or "Command +" on a MacOS keyboard.

Listen to text content

There are built-in options as well as screen reader applications that can read text content aloud from this application.

Android's TalkBack

VoiceOver options in Apple MacOS

PC screen readers

Improving your mouse, tracking, and/or touch experience

Many mobile devices and desktop computer operating systems provide accessibility features to improve the experience for those with physical and motor skills limitations.

Android Switch Access option

Physical and motor skill options for iOS

Common keyboard command suggestions for PC users

  • Tab: Navigate to links and form controls
  • Shift + Tab: Navigate backward
  • Enter: Activate links and buttons
  • Spacebar: Activate checkboxes and buttons
  • Arrow keys: Radio buttons, select/drop-down menus, sliders, tab panels, autocomplete

Built-in physical and motor skill accessibility options for MacOS

Improving your auditory experience

The MyCoalition site doesn't include audio features, but some applications can have linked videos associated with them. First, look for accessibility options on the linked video website. Additional information is below.

Caption support in Android

Auditory options in iOS

Suggestions for PC and MacOS users

  • Adjust volume control
  • Look for transcript options
  • Look for captioning options

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