About the Universal Design Center (UDC)
The Universal Design Center (UDC) at MC College is dedicated to supporting the entire College community by providing support to provide accessible information, communication technology, and inclusive physical environments. The UDC’s focus on universal design, universal design for learning, and accessibility is one part to ensure that all members of the College community are able to access and use the resources and tools provided.
The UDC’s networked approach is designed to establish and reinforce policies and processes that minimize risk and promote inclusion, social justice, and cultural competence. Through coordination of a comprehensive system of supports, the UDC offers professional development, job-embedded coaching, action research, and web-based resources and tools to support the College’s vision and mission.
By providing accessible and inclusive environments, the UDC at MC College is committed to removing barriers and promoting equality for all members of the College community.
Universal Design (UD) Basics
Look at the opportunity of design to empower everyone.
~ Dan Formosa
Featured Universal Design Center (UDC) Posts
Spring 2023 Events and Workshops
Inclusion by Design Summit - May 5, 2023 Save the Date! This virtual conference will…
Universal Design for Learning Book Circle – Fall 2022
Join us to unpack what Universal Design for Learning (UDL) looks like in action through…
Inclusion by Design Summit – April 2022
3:15-3:45 p.m.: Speed Session 1 Choose one of the breakout rooms in the Zoom session.
2022 Blackboard Ally Open Labs
What is your +1 or next step towards making your Blackboard content more inclusive and…
Accessibility 101: Getting Started on the Road to Accessibility
Accessibility is not a destination but a journey that crosses many borders into many areas…
Free Tools for Evaluating Accessibility
Accessibility evaluation tools are software programs or online services that help to answer the question…
Zoom Accessibility Best Practices
Zoom was designed with accessibility in mind, but there are always still a few more…
The Dos and Don’ts of Descriptive Links
A descriptive link is link text that describes where the user is going or a…
Stacy Ford M.Ed.
Universal Design Center Coordinator