Policy, Standards & Guidelines

Higher Education Capital Outlay Manual (HECOM)

The 2018 Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (VUSBC) is the currently adopted building code for all construction in Virginia.

The EPUB 3 Community Group is a forum for ongoing technical development of EPUB 3 and related extension specifications and ancillary deliverables. 

The CVAA makes sure that accessibility laws enacted in the 1980s and 1990s are brought up to date with 21st century technologies, including new digital, broadband, and mobile innovations. 

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 covers a wide range of recommendations for making Web content more accessible.

The University of Virginia is committed to providing reasonable accommodations, upon request, to qualified employees (faculty and staff) with disabilities to ensure equal access to its employment opportunities, benefits, programs, and services.

Students must request the University's permission to allow the presence of a service animal or assistance animal on University property.

When filing a complaint under the Preventing and Addressing Discrimination and Harassment and/or Preventing and Addressing Retaliation policies (“PADHR Complaint”), EOCR strongly encourages the use of its online Complaint Form.

The University of Virginia (“UVA”) does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, military status (which includes active duty service members, reserve service members, and dependents), national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information, in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Age Discrimination Act of 1975,  Governor’s Executive Order Number One (2018), and other applicable statutes and University policies.  UVA prohibits sexual and gender-based harassment, including sexual assault, and other forms of interpersonal violence.