Purposity - Accessibility & Usability Information KB

This document summarizes the accessibility and usability barriers identified during testing as well as how to get help.

UW-Madison Office of Student Financial aid partners with Purposity to help support the essential financial needs of students. Students can request aid through the app, and community members can contribute to student needs.

Get help

Contact the UW-Madison Basic Needs Team at basic.needs@finaid.wisc.edu with questions about Purposity

Accessibility & usability barriers - iOS

The following information is provided to help people with disabilities know what potential barriers may exist within the Purposity app for iOS.

Screen reader accessibility barriers may impact users who are blind or have low vision and are using a screen reader or other assistive technology

Color contrast barriers may be difficult for people with low vision or who are colorblind

Multiple elements of the app have low color contrast, including the light blue color scheme on most buttons and menus, and small gray text throughout the app. These may pose a barrier for people who are colorblind or have low vision.

Accessibility & usability barriers - Android

The following information is provided to help people with disabilities know what potential barriers may exist within the Purposity app for Android.

Screen reader accessibility barriers may impact users who are blind or have low vision and are using a screen reader or other assistive technology

This app has multiple significant screen reader barriers including:

Color contrast barriers may be difficult for people with low vision or who are colorblind

Multiple elements of the app have low color contrast, including the light blue color scheme on most buttons and menus, and small gray text throughout the app. These may pose a barrier for people who are colorblind or have low vision.