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SPIRE Accessibility Features

Activate Accessibility Features

  • Email spire-support@it.umass.edu to activate accessibility features for your SPIRE account. Options include:
    • Accessible layout mode - the best choice if you use a screen reader.
    • Standard layout mode with page element highlighting - makes it easier to see where you are on a page when you navigate with the keyboard.
  • Keyboard shortcuts do not require activation.

Keyboard Shortcuts

For dropdown menu navigation, see Navigate SPIRE's Dropdown Menu Using the Keyboard.
 
ENTER
    - Activates the Search button.
 
ESC
    - Activates the Cancel button.
 
ALT+0
    - Refreshes (reloads) the page.
 
CTL+Y
    - Collapses or expands the Main Menu.
 
CTRL+K
    - Displays a list of keyboard shortcuts.

More Keyboard Shortcuts for Staff

ALT+1
    - Activates the Save button. 
 
ALT+2
    - Returns to the Search page from a transaction page. 
 
ALT+3
    - Next in list.
 
ALT+4
    - Previous in list.

ALT+5
    - Opens the Look Up page that lists the valid values for a field.
    - Opens the calendar prompt.
 

Diversity in all its forms is integral to the success of this institution.

      —Débora Ferreira, Executive Director for Equal Opportunity and Diversity, UMass Amherst