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Accessibility at York

The University of York is committed to making all aspects of university life accessible. Here you'll find resources and information about our digital services and campus.

Read our website accessibility statement

Campus accessibility

Travel and parking

Find advice on getting around campus, parking and public transport.

Disruption notices

Current and upcoming works to campus roads and footpaths.

Accessible facilities

Find accessible facilities on campus and report access issues.

Inclusive facilities

Find out about the facilities that make our campus welcoming and inclusive.

AccessAble guides

The external AccessAble site has guides to help you get around. Find out about the accessibility of buildings and rooms.

Inclusive meetings and events

Guidance to help you make sure University events are accessible to all.

Support for students

Support for staff

For disabled staff

Guidance and support for disabled staff members.

Staff health and wellbeing

Support with health, wellbeing, equality, diversity and inclusion.

HR advice and processes

Health and wellbeing support from HR.

Supporting students

How to help, advise and signpost disabled students.

Digital accessibility for staff

Find out how we are proactively designing our websites, resources and apps to create an accessible online campus.

Inclusive learning

Develop your inclusive learning and teaching practice.

Peer support groups

For staff and students

  • Distractibles - an informal support group for staff and students who find it hard to focus and juggle demands
  • Read&Write - monthly meet-ups to learn from other users of the tool that helps with reading, writing and listening to text on screen

For students

  • Spectrum - an open group and safe space for students who consider themselves to be on the autistic spectrum
  • Disabled Students' Network - a peer support and social network run by YUSU
  • Disabled Students' Officer - a part-time officer of the GSA to work on issues that affect disabled postgraduates
  • Student communities - tailored support and events for different groups, including disabled students and carers

For staff

  • INCLUDE - for staff with a disability, long-term condition or interest in becoming more disability confident
  • Dyslexia - peer support for staff to share challenges and experiences with other dyslexics at monthly meet-ups
  • Staff Autism Space - a Slack channel for anyone connected to Autism to connect, discuss and share

Equality, diversity and inclusion

We are committed to valuing and celebrating diversity, and to advancing equality and inclusive practice in all our activities.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Find out about inclusive facilities, inclusive Teaching and Learning, and digital accessibility. Plus the latest news and events.

Disability Inclusion Framework

The Disability Inclusion Framework outlines our approach to disability equality, which includes the physical estate, e-accessibility, and culture and good practice.

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