My.UChicago Move to Fluid

Project Description: This project improves accessibility for students using the site to carry out academic and financial transactions by adopting Fluid components custom built by the University and delivered by the underlying Oracle service.  The Fluid platform is built with accessibility issues in mind and is part of the roadmap for future Oracle development.    Adopting the Fluid platform for student transactional components on the site will improve accessibility and position the University for support from Oracle in the future.

Project Purpose/Business Need: The goal of the move to Fluid project is to enhance the accessibility of the student portal in support of the Web Properties and Digital Accessibility policies and to improve the student web experience within the portal for students who use accessibility tools.

Project Scope: The scope of the project is to include any element available to students that is not accessible per the University’s Center for Digital Accessibility metrics.   This includes 27 self-service components under the following my.UChicago areas:

  • My Profile
  • My Academics
  • My Financial Aid
  • My Account
  • My Homepage

IT Partners Impacted by Project:
Academic Systems
Center for Digital Accessibility
Application development

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Posted on

July 12, 2021

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