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  • Workday is live! Where to go for help

    June 27, 2017

    Person getting help in the ISC

    Workday, your new portal for HR, benefits and payroll, is now live. Get help online, by phone or in-person at the new Integrated Service Center (ISC). Visit the ISC website to view instructional videos and user guides or to contact the help desk. Remember to enroll in two-factor authentication in order to access your personal and payroll information through Workday.


  • Powerful new digital audio software controller now available in Odegaard’s Sound Studio

    June 26, 2017

    Man in front of music production equipment

    Make music, publish podcasts and produce digital audio using a new audio software controller called Ableton Push 2 recently installed in the Sound Studio in the Odegaard Undergraduate Library. The new equipment has a Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) pad controller used to produce and play digital instruments. Physical buttons, knobs, and a touch screen adaptive interface simplify the workflow for mixing, recording, sampling, and arranging. The Sound Studio is available to UW students, faculty and staff on the second floor in the library.


  • UW Libraries' Media Arcade equipped with audio-video tools aplenty

    June 23, 2017

    Man in front of video game screen

    Bring your imagination to the Media Arcade, an audio-video makerspace where you can compose music, edit video, critique video games, listen to vinyl, digitize vintage media, and more. The Media Arcade is open to UW students, faculty and staff and is located on the third floor of Seattle’s Allen Library North. It offers iMacs loaded with audio and video software. Large plasma screens are connected to video game consoles and playback and recording equipment for everything from LaserDiscs to Blu-rays. The Media Arcade is also outfitted with turntables, cassette decks and a 16mm telecine, reel-to-reel player.


  • Workday go-live is next week

    June 21, 2017

    Woman in front of computer with ISC website on screen

    Starting Tuesday, June 27, UW employees will begin using Workday for payroll, human resources, and all related employee self-service needs. On that same day, the Integrated Service Center (ISC) begins providing Workday support and help through phone, email, and a drop-in center at the UW Tower. Learn more about how you’ll use Workday, which you will access through the ISC website, and ensure the security of your personal information now by enrolling in two-factor authentication.


  • New Tableau dashboards show how students use, perceive technology in education

    June 19, 2017

    Professor in front of class with students holding up cell phone

    What are the top distractions for students in class? Texting and reading email. Find out about these and other educational experiences students have with technology in new interactive Tableau dashboards that depict results from undergraduate students surveyed in 2015 and 2016. The results offer a current picture of how technology affects learning at the University of Washington’s Seattle campus. The survey covers device ownership, attitudes toward technology, distraction factors, lecture capture, and resources and tools students would like instructors to use more often.

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UW’s Integrated Service Center
The Integrated Service Center (ISC) is your source for Workday, HR, benefits and payroll transactional support. The ISC includes a comprehensive self-service website, drop-in center, and support via phone and email.

Remember: enroll in two-factor authentication (2FA) through Duo, which is required for Workday.

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