IT Connect

Information technology tools and resources at the UW


  • Coming soon: A new, more dynamic MyUW for faculty and staff

    May 26, 2017

    Man in front of computer with MyUW on screen

    An all-new MyUW is coming this summer, with personal and relevant information for faculty and staff, and easier access to important resources. Instructors will see an enhanced Teaching page to better support their quarterly workflow, such as improved email list management, and closer integration with GradePage for submitting final grades at the end of the quarter. Already available for students since 2015, this summer, faculty and staff will get an improved, modern and mobile-friendly MyUW experience too.

  • New interactive map demonstrates the University’s global engagement, built using UW-IT resources

    May 25, 2017

    Global map

    A new interactive publicly available global map uses data visualizations to demonstrate the University’s engagement around the world. The online map hosted on UW-IT’s Tableau server extracts key datasets from  the UW’s Enterprise Data Warehouse and displays them in a visual format to convey information. UW-IT helped build the architecture that supports the global map and provided quality assurance, security and data governance.

  • One month to go: Enroll in 2FA and make sure you’re ready for Workday

    May 24, 2017

    iPhone with Duo app for 2FA

    Get ready for Workday, the UW’s new human resources, payroll and benefits system launching  on June 27, by enrolling in two-factor authentication (2FA) with Duo today. Using 2FA protects your personal information and UW data by adding a second layer of security beyond a password, and is required for Workday. Choose the device to use for 2FA, such as a smartphone or tablet or a mobile phone or landline. Duo Mobile on your smartphone is recommended; it’s free, secure and simple to use.

  • Students: Major, Google search now featured on MyUW, new navigation to come

    May 19, 2017

    MyUW for students on laptop

    MyUW offers new features, and coming this summer, the tool will be even easier to navigate. Now MyUW includes Google search and shows you the major or minor in which you’ve been admitted. Next up, MyUW's navigation will take undergraduate students to important areas, such as Academics, Profile, Accounts, and Husky Card, which means much less scrolling to find what you need. Quick Links will list the most popular resources, plus those you’ve recently used, and you can customize the list too.

  • Instructors: Get free help transferring grades from Canvas to Gradepage, beginning May 30

    May 18, 2017

    Perfect grade on a scantron test

    Need help transferring end-of-the-quarter grades from Canvas to Gradepage? Beginning May 30, instructors can set up an appointment or drop in to Odegaard, room 230 to meet with a Learning Technologies team member. The service is available Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday: noon-7 p.m. To set up an appointment or to ask a question, email or call (206) 221-5000, ext. 3.  And for grading help on assignments in Canvas, drop in, call or email anytime.

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Enroll now in 2FA through Duo.
UW faculty, staff and student employees can now secure their personal information with two-factor authentication (2FA). 2FA will be required to access Workday, the UW’s new HR/Payroll system, which launches in June.



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