Information technology tools and resources at the UW
August 17, 2016
You can receive cell phone plan discounts—from 10 percent to 18 percent—if you are a student or employee of the UW and affiliated organizations. UW-IT negotiated these discounts with AT&T and T-Mobile; get discount details on IT Connect, or inquire with your provider. Cell phone services charged to a UW ProCard for department use also can take advantage of discounts, described on the UW’s Cell Phone Service page.
August 16, 2016
Mark your calendar for the UW TechConnect Conference March 23, 2017 at the UW Seattle Husky Union Building, and submit a proposal to present your work. This all-day event brings together the UW’s community of technology professionals to explore new ideas, share information and connect with each other. With a theme of “Transformative IT—The New Normal,” this year’s conference will feature a keynote speaker, up to 16 concurrent sessions and an afternoon networking event. To present, lead a panel or facilitate a hands-on problem solving session, submit a proposal by October 10.
August 15, 2016
See how the UW measures up against similar schools, with 11 new peer comparison dashboards on the UW Profiles website. Explore four student measures (Graduation Rates, Retention Rates, Fall Enrollment, and Awards Granted and Completers), and seven on finance data (Expenses Story, Expenses by Category, Modified Expenses by Category, Revenue by Category, Revenue Total Breakdown, Revenue Percent Breakdown, and Endowment Values). Data is from the federal Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Data Center, a public repository of self-reported institutional data for US universities.
August 11, 2016
Come hear about how the new Integrated Service Center will provide in-person, phone and web support for HR and payroll questions once the new UW Workday HR/Payroll system launches, at one of two open forums: Monday, August 15, 1:30-2:30 p.m. in Odegaard 220, or Wednesday, August 17, 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the HUB, Room 250. Learn about the center’s objectives, review feedback from winter input sessions, and find out how the center will work. Read more in UW Today, or visit the center website.
August 10, 2016
Find out how to access and store UW confidential information in the updated Confidential Data Risk Guide, now including Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure cloud products, provided by the UW Office of the Chief Information Security Officer. This interactive tool details restrictions and provides guidance on software, platforms and infrastructure for over 130 services to help you make informed decisions about protecting key types of UW confidential data—from credit cards to financial aid and research. Get started with the Confidential Data Risk Guide overview.
New! Compare UW w/ peer institutions on 7 finance data & 4 student measures (like graduation & retention rates): uwprofiles.uw.edu/Home/Index?Cat…
Learn how to protect UW data when using Azure and AWS, in updated UW Confidential Risk Guide. Online at: ciso.uw.edu/data-privacy/c…
Send faxes via UW email using UW-IT Centralized Fax Service. No add'l cost to monthly dial tone fee. Info at: itconnect.uw.edu/connect/phones…