Background: TAMHSC strives to provide everyone equal access and opportunity to discover, communicate, and apply knowledge and abilities. Ours is a culture of inclusiveness, so that, regardless of an individual’s abilities or disabilities, everyone can access information easily. This applies to all new or changed webpages and web content and all other EIR goods and services, developed, procured or significantly changed by Texas A&M Health Science Center and its agents. For examples and clarification, see What are Electronic Information Resources (EIR).

Purpose of form: To request an exception from providing accessible EIR

Legitimate reasons for request:

  • No accessible option is available to perform the same functions
  • Accessible EIR would cause undue time or expense

Important Note: Please do not initiate a request if the above cases do not apply.

What to expect: The request will be routed through the EIR Accessibility Coordinator and CIO and must be approved by the Executive Vice President & CEO of Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) or designee. You will be informed of the decision by email or written correspondence.

Policies: EIR must comply with the standards and specifications of 1 TAC §206 and 1 TAC §213. These, along with federal standards as defined in Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, as amended by the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, apply to EIR technology developed, procured, maintained or used by TAMHSC directly, or by a third party, acting as an agent of, or on behalf of, the university, or through a procured services contract (i.e., vendor contract); and, EIR services provided through hosted or managed services contracts. For additional policies, see Accessibility of EIR.

Upon submission of this form, you should receive email notification of your responses for your records. If you have questions, please email eiraccessibility@tamhsc.edu.