University of Wisconsin–Madison

Center for Digital Accessibility & User Experience

The Center partners with people across the university to design a more accessible, usable digital campus. We are committed to helping you understand and take informed action on the needs of users.

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Center Initiatives

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Digital Design Principles

Guidelines and considerations for creating usable, accessible digital services. 

Start using the principles 

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App Design System 

Design patterns, code, and guidance to make it easier to build user interfaces.

Coming soon

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Guide: Make it accessible

Learn how to make your documents, sites, and apps accessible for all users.

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Featured Collaborations

Advising Gateway Application

The Office of Undergraduate Advising worked with the Center to help advisors spend less time navigating confusing systems and more time working with students on defining academic/career goals, student life, and more.

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Courses, Majors, & Degree Planning

The Office of the Registrar wanted to make it easier for students to discover majors and courses, plan the next semester, and chart a degree path at UW-Madison.

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First Year Experience Design Sprint

The Center for the First-Year Experience wanted to help students to make the most of their first year in a personalized, seamless, and supportive fashion, and to do so via strong coalitions with campus partners.

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Who We Are

Phyllis Treige

Assistant Director, Center for Accessibility & User Experience

phyllis.treige@wisc.edu

Sandi Arendalkowski

Accessibility Lead, UX Architect at the Center for Digital Accessibility & User Experience, DoIT

sandi.arendalkowski@wisc.edu

(608) 262-2991

Maria Dahman

User Experience Researcher, Center for Digital Accessibility & User Experience

maria.dahman@wisc.edu

Laura Grady

User Experience Architect, Center for Digital Accessibility & User Experience

laura.grady@wisc.edu

Adam Hills-Meyer

Content Strategist, Center for Digital Accessibility & User Experience

adam.hillsmeyer@wisc.edu

Megan Holman

User Experience Architect, Center for Digital Accessibility & User Experience

megan.holman@wisc.edu

Jess Jones

Team Lead, Center for Digital Accessibility & User Experience

jessica.jones@wisc.edu

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