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Web Accessibility Statement

Georgia Southwestern State University is committed to ensuring accessibility of its institutional website for people with disabilities. GSW strives to meet all guidelines and standards established by the World Wide Web Consortium's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 and Section 508 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act


Accessibility Features

Page Structure

Main navigation menus are consistent across GSW website pages. The site uses a standardized template, comprised of the following sections:

  1. A header section that includes the main navigation
  2. A main content area
  3. A footer

Most content and features are operable using only the keyboard.

Template Design

All pages and content may be enlarged using standard browser controls or screen magnification software.

GSW web pages use a minimum of JavaScript to display content on the site. Pages should be useable when JavaScript is disabled in the browser.

A responsive style sheet that applies the appropriate template for users loading pages on mobile devices. Pages should be usable when style sheets are disabled.

Accessibility Feedback

To provide feedback on the accessibility of Georgia Southwestern website, or to report issues with website accessibility, contact the Web Admin team by emailing We usually respond within 24 hours on standard work days.

If you experience any difficulty in accessing content on the website, please contact the Department of University Relations at Be sure to include the following in your email:

  • Your full name
  • Your phone number and/or email address
  • The web address (URL) of the web page that you are having issues accessing
  • Describe in detail what accessibility issues you are having with the web page. If you are using assistive technology to access the web page, give us details about the technology you are using and how you are using it - this will allow us to try and duplicate your problem.

The Department of University Relations will acknowledge receipt of your request within two working days, and will provide a solution with 10 working days. You will be notified if there will be a delay in providing a solution.

Need Help On Campus?

If you have questions or need help with accessibility on campus unrelated to the website please contact the Office of Accommodations and Access at 229-931-2661.

Additional Resources, Standards, And Guidelines

The following external website contain more information about accessibility:

External Websites

Georgia Southwestern is not responsible for the accessibility of content on external sites linked from sites. External websites are third-party websites not hosted by GSW.