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Accessibility Statement

Website Accessibility Statement

Norfolk State University is committed to ensuring that its websites are accessible to people with disabilities. All the pages on our websites are measured according to the W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0, Level AA and the Web Accessibility Initiative Accessible Rich Internet Applications Suite (WAI-ARIA) 1.0 for web content.

Report an Issue

If you have encountered accessibility issues with the NSU Website or have recommendations, please send them to me at the address below:

Debbie Lyn Jones
Information Technology Manager INorfolk State University Webmaster
Office of Communications and Marketing
Harrison B. Wilson Hall, Suite 346
Norfolk, Virginia 23504-8060

(757) 823-8162


Norfolk State University uses SiteImprove products to monitor our accessibility, as well as random spot checks and continual website inspections by Debbie Jones. The documentation is kept on the WebZONE at, which is a secure portal for NSU Faculty and Staff.

NSU Website Quality Assurance
See the links on the WebZONE for the following documentation:

  • Web Page Accessibility Fixes
  • PDF Accessibility Reports

Log Files & Records

  • Coding Fixes - including accessibility fixes to coding.
  • NSU Website Governance - fixes & changes

NSU Website Documentation
Each of the below has sections covering accessibility requirements & actions for compliance. 

  • NSU Website Guidelines - covers accessibility
  • NSU Website Governance - covers accessibility
  • Website Standard Operational Procedures

Kentico Migration Updates
Notes for the new content management system I am setting up. These include accessibility information for the theme and system components accessibility and steps to ensure compliance. 

  • Kentico Xperience - Web Design Notes
  • Kentico MVC - Migration Technical Notes


Effective Date:  December 02, 2002
Last Updated: August 19, 2019
Last Reviewed: January 09, 2023