Accessible audio/video accommodations provide access to media content.  It can include the following:  

  • Closed-captioning/subtitles for videos: time-synchronized text that reflects the audio track and can be read while watching the video;  

  • Transcripts, which provide verbatim text for audio materials, such as podcasts or taped interviews;   

  • Audio description for videos, which provides information about actions, characters, scene changes, on-screen text, and other visual content which is added during existing pauses in dialogue.  

In order to ensure that media is accessible for your courses, DAS will contact your instructors to obtain media for captioning, transcribing and/or audio describing.  

The process of creating accessible media can be complex. Therefore, to ensure video, audio and/or descriptions will be accessible the first day of the term, please submit your accommodation requests through DAS Student Online Services Login according to the timeline in Chapter 4 in the DAS Student Handbook.  For questions, students should contact the Accessible Technology Manager at (541) 737-3666 or at


Page Updated:  08/2022