Keyboard & Mouse Sanitation




Due to the ongoing and immediate concerns regarding COVID-19, it is imperative that we ALL (Students, Faculty and Staff) do our part, and that we do it correctly while remaining vigilant with our own personal health and safety.


With this, we are encouraging that EVERYONE who intends on either using a campus lab computer, bringing a personal computer to campus and or even utilizing office or classroom computers, to take their health into their own hands for the safety of everyone.





Keyboard & Mouse Cleaning Products

Note: All of these products listed below can be purchased from your local 'big box' stores (Walmart, Target, Menards, ect.) as well as Amazon.

  1. Rubber Gloves
    • It's always good to have a couple sets handy.
  2. 70% Isopropyl Alcohol 
    • This product is primarily used for keyboards & mice. Occasionally this will be used on sticky residue leftover from tape or adhesive products.
  3. Microfiber Rags
    • These rags work very effectively on Keyboards and mice and make sure that you always have a few of these available to you. (also, keep in mind you should frequently wash these rags)


Cleaning Personal, Lab, Office or Classroom Keyboards & Mice

Step 1:  Put your gloves on!

Step 2:  Spray Rubbing Alcohol on your microfiber rag. Don’t spray it directly on the keyboard or mouse, as this might damage it. Also, If you are cleaning a laptop, you should power it down before you attempt to sanitize. 

Step 3: Use this rag to thoroughly wipe down the keyboard and mouse. You may need to apply more Alcohol to the rag as it will evaporate quickly.






Article ID: 120776
Thu 11/19/20 2:31 PM
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