ADA Title II Update

A final rule on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title II was signed April 8, 2024. The rule was published in the Federal Register on April 24, 2024. This new rule covers State and local governments, which includes public universities, in providing digital accessibility.

Rule becomes effective: sixty (60) days from publication (June 24, 2024)

University deadline to be compliant: two (2) years from publication (April 24, 2026)


Title II of the ADA provides that no qualified person with a disability shall, by reason of such disability, be excluded from participation in or denied the benefits of the services, programs, or activities of a State or local government entity.

Digital accessibility

It is critical to ensure that people with disabilities can access important web content and mobile apps quickly, easily, independently, privately, and equally.

The following are impacts on the university for complying with this new rule.