Through the Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting (UARC) facility, the Office of University Outreach and Engagement (UOE) provides leadership in evaluating new interface technologies to ensure that they are useful, usable, accessible, and appealing to a broad audience. The UARC team conducts research and provides accessibility and usability consulting services; offers training on accessibility evaluation, usability evaluation methodologies, and user-centered design techniques; and participates in local, regional, national, and international usability and accessibility communities of practice.

Usability Services

  • Usability Testing
  • Expert Reviews
  • User Focus Groups
  • Competitive User Interface Reviews
  • Online Surveys
  • Hourly Consulting

Accessibility Services

  • Accessibility Evaluations
  • Accessibility Testing
  • Hourly Consulting

Training and Workshops

UARC offers on-site and remote training sessions on a variety of accessibility and usability topics targeted at developers, designers, and project managers.

Contact: Sarah Swierenga, Director, Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting