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  • MyUW: Find your UW

    November 22, 2017

    Students standing in front of the W

    MyUW provides easy access to UW’s online resources. Learn how MyUW is personalized to you. View Husky Card and tuition balances, registration reminders, course details (including time and days of the week), exam schedules, grades and a link to the campus map to find classrooms.


  • Laying the groundwork for a more diverse population at UW and beyond

    November 21, 2017

    Students working together

    Learn how AccessEngineering, AccessComputing and the DO-IT Center maximize the potential of people with disabilities in academic programs and encourage accessibility, universal design, and inclusivity in curriculum and instruction. Among their activities is a holiday toy hack event at UW Seattle where engineering students learn how to reconfigure toys to make them more accessible for children with disabilities. In the summer, high school students design, build and test assistive robots during a week-long robotics camp through the DO-IT Scholars summer program.


  • Reminder: Record Thanksgiving as Holiday Time Off in Workday

    November 17, 2017

    Thanksgiving background with chalkboard. Autumn pumpkin and fall

    Most UW employees need to sign into Workday and record that they are taking the day off on an official UW holiday. This applies to staff and librarians who accrue time off and who would normally work on the day on which the holiday falls. However, Department of Intercollegiate Athletic coaches and academic personnel (faculty, residents and fellows and other academic staff) do not need to track time off for holidays in Workday. Medical Centers employees report time off for holiday hours in Kronos. Review the quick guide and full user guide for time off, and check out related information on the Time Off page of the Integrated Service Center website.


  • Protect your wireless-enabled devices with these security tips

    November 16, 2017

    Wi-Fi secured with a key and lock

    UW’s wireless network is designed for secure, seamless access to online resources. But your device may still be vulnerable. UW-IT and the Office of the Chief Information Officer recommend these security tips. Read more


  • High tech, huge bandwidth support innovation at GIX’s new Steve Ballmer Building

    November 15, 2017

    Inside the GIX building

    Students in the technology innovation degree programs at the new Global Innovation Exchange (GIX) building are supported by a super-fast, high-bandwidth computing network, thanks to early coordination between GIX, UW Capital Planning and Development, and UW Information Technology. Students in these programs will imagine, design and build smart, connected devices that tackle some of the world’s most pressing issues – from climate change to chronic disease.


  • Use MyPlan to track required courses and credits

    November 14, 2017

    MyPlan DARS screenshot on a mobile phone

    How many classes do you have left to complete your degree? Check out MyPlan’s Degree Audit Reporting System (DARS) to stay on top of required credits and courses and to track your progress. DARS reports are now personalized, with your declared major at the top of the selection list for fast and easy access. Haven’t declared your major? Use DARS to explore majors and minors listed by UW campus.

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