Video Captioning Standard

The University of Maryland (UMD) is committed to creating and maintaining a welcoming and inclusive educational and working environment for people of all abilities and to ensuring equal access to information and services for all its constituencies.

This University of Maryland Video Captioning Standard document includes the video captioning standard and resources that may be used by UMD units to prioritize audiovisual and audio media for captioning, both prerecorded and live. This standard is based on the requirements from the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and the USM IT Accessibility Guidelines.

You can download the University of Maryland Video Captioning Standard PDF, Microsoft Word document or both from the Attachments section below.