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UDL in Higher Ed

About This Section

This section provides an overview of the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework and how it applies to higher education learning environments and additional resources for deeper understanding. It also offers practical information about getting started, case stories that are examples of courses and programs that use UDL to improve student success and links to some colleges and universities that have UDL initiatives.

About UDL

This resource provides basic information about Universal Design for Learning in higher education including UDL guidelines, videos and other resources for learning more.

Getting Started

This resource provides tips, videos and process ideas for specific ways faculty members and instructional designers can use the UDL framework to plan, design and implement curricula to meet the needs of the diverse learners in their classrooms.

UDL Examples

This resource contains case stories of specific examples of courses that use the UDL framework to improve student learning.

UDL Institutions

This resource provides a list of links to some of the colleges and universities with UDL initiatives to improve policies, instructional design, or teaching practices.


UDL is an educational approach based on the learning sciences with three primary principles—multiple means of representation of information, multiple means of student action and expression, and multiple means of student engagement.