Ono Academic College Campus works to respect the rights of people with disabilities as part of its vision to create an inclusive society and commitment to operate according to the principles of the Equal Rights for People with Disabilities Law — 1998. Accordingly, Ono Academic Campus employees are committed to providing egalitarian services which ensure the dignity, independence, and safety of visitors, students, and employees with disabilities.

Campuses Accessibility 

Ono Academic College has three campuses: Ono Campus, Jerusalem Campus, and Haifa Campus. All campuses are currently undergoing comprehensive accessibility modifications to meet the requirements of the Equal Rights of Persons with Disabilities Law amendment of 2016 regarding the accessibility of institutions of higher learning, along with the needs of our students, employees, and visitors.

The following accommodations have been implemented throughout Ono Academic College’s various campuses.

Campus-wide accessibility accommodations – All campuses have guiding and identifying signage that assists people with spatial orientation disabilities. Likewise, the Ono, Haifa, and Jerusalem campuses have installed audible signage and an audible guidance system. At the Ono and Jerusalem campuses – the Step-hear system, and at the Haifa campus – the Right-hear system.

Accessibility accommodations in study halls –  Arrangements are made in advance to place students with disabilities in accessible classrooms.

Additional accessibility accommodations in the classrooms include acoustic classrooms equipped with an environmental hearing aid systems, accessible desks for students using wheelchairs, as well as an accessible chair that can be provided temporarily on request from the Support and Accessibility Center. 

Accessibility accommodations in the library – The Ono Academic College Campus libraries are equipped with various accessibility accommodations. These include a closed-circuit TV set, electronic texts, noise-canceling headphones, read-aloud and magnification software, an accessible copy machine and printer, a hearing loop system at the service station, and accessible tables and chairs.

Accessibility accommodations in the administrative buildings – The administrative buildings of the Ono Academic College campuses (student, registration, tuition offices, etc.) are equipped with hearing loop systems at the service stations.

Parking accessibility accommodations – All of the parking lots of the Ono Academic College campuses feature accessible parking spaces, even though the parking lots are not under the academic institution’s jurisdiction. If additional accessible parking is needed, you contact the Support and Accessibility Center, and we will do our best to provide assistance.

Information Accessibility

By submitting an application three weeks in advance, anyone can access information on any service, event, regulation, or other matter concerning Ono Academic College campuses in any of the following ways.

  • Accessible print
  • Accessible printing
  • Using language simplification
  • An audio file
  • An audio file using language simplification
  • A digital file in an open format
  • Read aloud 
  • Braille format 
  • Sign language translation service
  • Any reasonable accessibility accommodation requested by the service recipient with disabilities


Academic Accessibility

Students studying at Ono Academic College are eligible for accommodations in study and examination conditions. To request accommodations, you must contact the Support and Accessibility Center via the Student Information Station – the “Support Center” tab.


Website Accessibility


The internet today constitutes the greatest resource for the freedom of information for all users, including those with disabilities. As such, we place great emphasis on providing people with disabilities equal access to the information on our website and enabling them to have a better online experience.

We strive to ensure that our digital services will be accessible to people with disabilities and have therefore invested significant resources to simplify the use of our website for people with disabilities.

Despite our efforts to make browsing the website accessible for all website pages, it is possible that pages will be discovered on the website that have not yet been accessed, or for which the appropriate technological solution has not yet been found.
We continue our efforts to improve the site’s accessibility, as much as possible, and this out of our belief and moral obligation to allow the the entire population to use of the site, including people with disabilities.

If you encounter a problem, you should contact the accessibility coordinator (see below). In your request, please state the address of the page where you encountered the problem, which operating system and browser you used, and the problem you encountered.

You can contact the accessibility coordinator Michal Emanuel Shalev click here: michal.shaleve@ono.ac.il

Or by phone: 03-5156316

Use of Website Accessibility Software – “Nagish Be click”  

The website can be accessed using the accessibility software “Nagish Be click” – Site Accessibility Software.  The accessibility software enables the site to meet WCAG 2.0 standards at the AA level. The software is subject to manufacturer restrictions and conditions of use. The site owners and/or someone acting on their behalf are responsible for use and implementation with the site, including the content displayed on the site, subject to the restrictions and conditions of the software. 

How does the accessible website work?

An accessibility menu is displayed on the website. Clicking on the menu opens the accessibility features. Once an option is selected from the menu, the user must wait for the page to load.

It is recommended to navigate the website in accessibility mode using Google Chrome. There may be compatibility issues with other browsers when using accessibility mode.

What does the accessibility menu include?


  • The option for full accessibility through keyboard navigation alone
  • Compatibility with NVDA assistance technologies
  • Stopping moving elements and blocking blinking
  • Magnifying site font to 4 different sizes
  • Changing color contrast on dark backgrounds
  • Changing color contrast on light backgrounds
  • Modifying the site for the color-blind
  • Changing the font to make it more readable
  • Magnifying the cursor and changing its color to black or white
  • Enlarging the display to about 200%
  • Highlighting links on the site
  • Highlighting titles on the site
  • Displaying an alternative description for pictures
  • Accessibility statement
  • Sending accessibility feedback



Contact Us

You can contact the Support and Accessibility Center with any questions on individual accommodations in learning and examination processes. You can reach us through the Student Information Station – the “Support Center” tab, or by email:

Kiryat Ono Campus – Iris Adato- Biran – iris.ad@ono.ac.il

Or Yehuda Campus – Edna Zafrir – edna.za@ono.ac.il

Jerusalem Campus – Ravit Jacobi – ravitjacobi@ono.ac.il

Haifa Campus – Samar Zoubi – samar.zo@ono.ac.il

For any questions concerning accessibility on the campus, you can contact the institutional accessibility coordinator – Michal Emanuel Shalev – in the following ways: Student Information Station – “Accessibility” tab, by email: michal.shaleve@ono.ac.il, or by telephone: 03-5156316.



Update date: 17/03/24