Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement for Adtalem Global Education Inc.

At Adtalem Global Education Inc. (ATGE), “Heart” is one of our core values that expresses our passion, respect and care for all of the students and colleagues we serve. It’s that same sense of respect and care that makes us committed to making our websites and other digital media platforms accessible, with the least number of barriers.

ATGE is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for all. We are continually improving the user experience for our external facing websites and applying the relevant and most up-to-date accessibility standards according to the Worldwide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, conformance level AA (industry standard).

Initiatives to Support Accessibility

ATGE has set the following initiatives in place to promote the accessibility of its public facing websites:

  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies
  • Appoint an accessibility officer
  • Provide ongoing accessibility training for our colleagues
  • Implement an automated tool to assist in identifying accessibility issues and concerns
  • Perform ongoing audits of the website using supported assistive technologies

Compatibility with Browsers and Assistive Technology

ATGE’s  websites are designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • Google Chrome on Windows 10 with:
    • JAWS version 16 and up
    • NVDA version 2019.3.1 and up
  • Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 with:
    • JAWS version 16 and up
    • NVDA version 2019.3.1 and up
  • Mozilla Firefox on Windows 10 with:
    • JAWS version 16 and up
    • NVDA version 2019.3.1 and up

ATGE’s  websites are not compatible with:

  • Browsers older than 3 major versions” or “Mobile operating systems older than 5 years.

Technical Specifications

Accessibility of the ATGE websites relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • WAI-ARIA

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Reasonable Accommodations and Formal Complaints

Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation to access ATGE’s website specific materials or additional content (documents and media), can make a request via email to equity@adtalem.com. Please include the contact information below:

  • Full name
  • Email address or telephone number where you can be reached
  • Brief explanation of the issue you are experiencing

Depending on the request, ATGE may need sufficient notice to provide a reasonable accommodation. We aim to respond to accessibility inquiries within 2 business days, and to propose a solution within 10 business days. You are entitled to escalate a complaint, should you be dissatisfied with our response to you, please see contact information below.

Connect with us

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of ATGE’s websites. Please let us know if you encounter any accessibility barriers:

  • Phone: 312-651-1400
  • E-mail: equity@adtalem.com
  • Postal address: 500 W. Monroe St., Suite 28, Chicago, IL 60661

We will respond within 2 business days.

Approval of this Accessibility Statement

This Accessibility Statement is approved by:

Adtalem Global Education

Office of Equity and Access

*This statement was last updated on January 14, 2021.