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No Mouse Challenge - Thursday, May 18

Perform your job for at least 15 minutes without using your mouse 

Why is this important?No-mouse challenge logo: computer mouse with line across it.

Using keyboard-only commands is a good, quick accessibility test. If a document, application or system cannot support mouse-less operation, it may not support assistive technology or accessibility tools.

In addition, keyboard shortcuts often allow you to more efficiently perform tasks. Try these shortcuts to help you during the challenge.

What was it like to use only your keyboard?

Once you finished your challenge, join us at one of the Global Accessibility Awareness Day events listed below on Thursday, May 18, and tell us about your experience. You can get a sticker and a treat for completing the keyboard challenge!

To learn more about accessibility visit the Office of Accessibility site at

Global Accessibility Awareness Day event locations:

DEED First National Bank Building, 2nd floor conference rooms: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
DHS Andersen Building, lobby: 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
DHS Lafayette Building, lobby: 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
DNR Central Office: activities organized by division
DOR Stassen Building, lobby, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
DOT Central & Roseville Offices: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
MDE Conference Center B - CC-15: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
MDH Golden Rule Building: 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
MDH Freeman Building: 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Met Council St. Paul (390 N. Robert Street), presentation in lower level room A: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Met Council Minneapolis (560 6th Ave. North): presentation in F.T. Heywood Chambers: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
MN.IT Centennial Building, lobby: 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Veterans Service Building, Valley Forge Conference room: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.; 
Minneapolis Veteran's Home Building 19 atrium: 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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