Access Keys

Main Site Access Keys

The University main site contains a number of keyboard shortcuts, called "access keys," to assist in navigating the site. Each Internet browser has a different method of accessing these keys:

  • Internet Explorer on a PC: While holding down the "Alt" key, press the access key. Then press "Enter."
  • Firefox on a PC: Press the access key while holding down "Alt" and "Shift."
  • Firefox and Safari on Apple or Linux: Press the access key while holding down "Ctrl."
  • Opera: Press "Shift" and "Esc," followed by the access key.
  • Konqueror: Press and release the "Ctrl" key, then press the access key.
The following access keys are available:

When there is a second search form in the content area of a page, as on the A-Z lists and News pages, "5" sets the cursor in the search field.

Multimedia Access Keys

While the a video is playing on the University homepage or multimedia page, the following keys will affect playback:

  • "Spacebar" pauses and restarts playback
  • "Right arrow" jumps forward five seconds
  • "Left arrow" rewinds five seconds
  • "m" mutes the video
  • "c" toggles the closed captioning
  • "f" enters full screen mode
  • "Esc" exits full screen mode