Accessibility for the Website of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
The majority of documents on our website are presented in PDF, HTML, or plain text format. When documents are provided in multiple formats, at least one version is designed to be accessible to users of assistive technology.
- Generally, HTML and plain text documents are accessible through the web browser.
- PDF documents are accessible through Adobe Reader. Download the free Adobe Reader
- Videos and other dynamic presentations are available through Adobe Flash Player. Download the free Adobe Flash Player
- Spreadsheets (XLS, XLSX) are available through Excel Viewer. Download the free Excel Viewer
- Compressed (ZIP) files are available through 7-zip. Download the free 7-zip compression utility
If you are seeking a document that is not accessible to you through the Board's website, you may contact accesibility specialists though the contact us form.
We invite comments on our accessibility policies. You may send a letter to the IT Accessibility Coordinator, in care of the Freedom of Information Office, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, D.C. 20551, or send an IT Accessibility Section 508 comment.
Procedure for Filing a Complaint under Section 508
The complaint procedures that apply to allegations of discrimination on the basis of disability in Board-conducted programs or activities, which are found in 12 CFR § 268.710, shall apply to complaints filed under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. Those procedures provide for the investigation of the complaint and a final decision by the Board.
Any individual with a disability may file a complaint alleging that the Board has failed to comply with subsection (f) of section 508 in providing electronic and information technology. Complaints may be filed regarding only electronic and information technology that is procured after June 21, 2001.
Complaints under section 508 should be filed with
Ms. Sheila Clark
Program Director, Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
20th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20551