Faculty Resources for Accessible Online Courses

Rutgers Access and Disability Resources Support for Faculty:

RADR has created many resources for faculty below and throughout this web site related to accommodations and making online courses more accessible.  

Faculty/instructors who still have questions related to technologies and providing accommodations for students with disabilities, please connect with us by emailing us at: radr@echo.rutgers.edu


Extended time:

Proctoring and Remote Assessment:


How do I add additional time on an assignment in Canvas for a student with a disability that is different than the rest of the class?

Other Online Tools

  • Zoom and Zoom Accessibility- Zoom is a Web conferencing tool with combination of video, voice, content sharing, and chat functions for online meetings or courses and one of the most accessible web conferencing tools available.
  • Web Ex and Web Ex Accessibility- Web ex is a Web conferencing tool with video, voice, content sharing, and chat functions for online meetings, events, training, and courses. 
  • Accessibility of Turnitin -An online tool that enables professors to identify plagiarism.

Building your course in an accessible format:

Adding accessible content:


Accommodation Resources at Rutgers:

Next Faculty Training Topic: Exam Accommodations

Other University Resources Available for Faculty:

Rutgers has a great network of instructional designers, technologists, and support specialists along with a plethora of online resources to assist you in taking your course online. Below you will find contact information for the various learning technology groups at Rutgers as well as links to training, documentation, and resources to help you get started.

You should first direct your requests for assistance to the group that normally provides this type of support for you.  If you don’t know who that is or have never needed this type of support before, please reach out via to the relevant help desk using the following contact information:

Rutgers University–Camden
Phone: 856-225-6090
Email: idt@camden.rutgers.edu
Website: https://idt.camden.rutgers.edu/support

Rutgers University–Newark
Phone: 973-353-1713
Email: atshelp@newark.rutgers.edu
Website: https://tls.newark.rutgers.edu/ats

Rutgers University–New Brunswick and Rutgers Health (formerly RBHS)
Phone: 848-932-4702
Email: oid@docs.rutgers.edu
Website: https://tlt.rutgers.edu

Online Resources

Rutgers University–Health (formerly RBHS)
Emergency Preparedness: Synchronous and Asynchronous Options

Rutgers University–Camden
Instructional Design and Technology (IDT) – Teaching Remotely

Rutgers University–Newark
Login to Blackboard and access “Preparing and Teaching Remotely”
Technology and Learning Spaces: Digital Classrooms

Rutgers University–New Brunswick
Emergency Preparedness: Synchronous and Asynchronous Options
Digital Classroom Services: Academic Continuity
Keep Teaching Resources and Guidance (courtesy School of Arts and Sciences and School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University–New Brunswick)

Need Help with a Learning Management System:

Canvas Support

Website: Canvas Support Center (Links to an external site.)
Email: help@canvas.rutgers.edu
Phone: 877-361-1134 (Available 24/7)

Blackboard Support

Website: BlackBoard Faculty Support (Links to an external site.)
Phone: 973-353-1713
Email: atshelp@newark.rutgers.edu

Sakai Support

Website: Sakai Support Center
Email: sakai@rutgers.edu
Phone: 848-445-8721 (Available 24/7)

Moodle Support

Email: moodlehelp@ca.rutgers.edu
Phone: 973-972-8676 (Available 24/7)

Resource Category
Faculty Resources
Faculty Training on Accessibility
New Brunswick
Off Campus Locations