Accessibility Services For Faculty

Accessibility of Online Materials

When delivering course content online, consider whether students with accommodations will have equal access to your materials. Captions are necessary for some and are good for everybody. Consider how your instructional materials address various academic barriers like color blindness, executive processing challenges as well as the visual or auditory-only access to coursework. Use the We Can Help “Questions? Ask Us,” help request form on the COM homepage.

Contacts for Questions and Support

Captions and Accessibility

Faculty — please email Elle Dimopoulos at

Testing Accommodations

For all testing related matters — please email Xenia Zarrehparvar at 
For test materials only — please email

Set Up Captioning for Your Lectures

For Synchronous Classes, Meetings, and Events

Contact Student Accessibility Services (SAS) a few days in advance to request ASL or live captioning

Enable Audio Transcription in Zoom

Audio Transcription can act as a temporary accessibility solution while videos are being captioned otherwise. Captions are necessary for some and are good for everybody.

How to Enable Closed Captioning

  1. Sign into ConferZoom web portal and click Meeting Settings from the side navigation. Click on the Recording tab.
  2. From the Recording tab, navigate to the Cloud recording option and verify that the setting is enabled.
  3. If the setting is disabled, click the Status toggle to enable it. If a verification dialog displays, choose Turn on to verify the change.
  4. Click the Audio Transcript checkbox to enable it, then click Save to confirm the change.
  5. After your cloud recording is finished, download all three files: Video, Audio, and Transcript.
  6. Upload those files to 3C Media.
  7. Share all three files in your Canvas course
  8. Faculty Lecture Recording and Captioning Video Tutorial 

Live Captioning

You can Request Live Captioning from CCC Connect, but you need to do it five business days before your lecture, meeting or event.