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Learn about telework options available at the UW, and the various tools and resources that can help you study, teach and work when you can’t get to campus.

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IT Connect provides information about technology at the UW — instructions, how-to documentation, quick-start guides — for teaching, learning, studying, research, planning and administration, and more.

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  • UW receives $1 million to further advancement of women with disabilities in STEM Careers

    September 25, 2020

    Read how UW-IT’s DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) is partnering with Prof. Cecilia Aragon and others on a new project to advance the career of women with disabilities in STEM fields. Aragon, a professor in the Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering, hopes the project will address systemic issues that impact career advancement and success of female STEM faculty with disabilities.

  • UW Tech Talks now accepting proposals for Oct. 29 event

    September 24, 2020

    UW Tech Talks is now accepting proposals for shorter talks on IT topics to fit a virtual format. If you have a topic of interest to the diverse multi-campus UW technical support community, submit your idea today. Past topics have included virtualized computing lab management, web services, and software licensing.

  • UW Facilities emails not intended for entire UW community

    September 22, 2020

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    Emails to UW Facilities staff with training notifications were accidentally disseminated to other people in the UW community on Monday, Sept. 21.

    The trainings described in the emails are designed by and for UW Facilities staff and have no connection to similarly titled courses offered elsewhere at the University.

    If you are not a member of UW Facilities and you received one or both emails with the subject lines of “New Course — Violence Prevention Online / UW Facilities” and “You’re enrolled in New Employee Onboarding / UW Facilities,” feel free to delete them.

    For more information, visit the UW Facilities website.

  • Remember to keep your UW Office Directory information up to date

    September 17, 2020

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    Keep your department, school or center information up to date using the self-service system for the UW Office Directory. Contact UW-IT at for quick account setup, instructions and a style guide. Note that you can change your individual UW Directory listing by updating your personal profile information via Identity.UW.

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