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October 31, 2017

UW Campus Event Calendar: Find and register for campus events

Campus Event Calendar

Campus life at the UW goes beyond the classroom. Use the UW Campus Event Calendar to find performances, concerts, lectures and other opportunities to enjoy all the UW has to offer.

October 30, 2017

Propose a presentation for the 2018 UW TechConnect Conference by Nov. 15

animated person speaking

To present, lead a panel or facilitate a hands-on problem-solving session at the 2018 UW TechConnect Conference, submit a proposal by November 15, 2017. The conference is a daylong event that brings together the UW’s broad community of technology professionals to explore innovative ideas, learn new information and connect with each other. Proposals selected for…

October 27, 2017

Want to know how the UW rates against similar institutions?

Peer dashboards

Check out the updated Peer Dashboards in UW Profiles to learn how the UW performs against universities of similar size and scope. Eleven dashboards compare graduation and retention rates, fall enrollment, expenses by category, revenue breakdown, and much more.

October 26, 2017

Students: Plan for academic success with MyPlan

MyPlan on mobile phone

Use MyPlan to develop your academic plan. Explore UW course offerings, search and bookmark specific courses and programs of interest, create a multi-quarter plan and register for courses. Share your plan with your academic adviser to make sure you’re on the right path for academic success.

October 25, 2017

New UW Privacy Office website provides privacy principles, policies and resources

Privacy office website on laptop computer

Visit the new website of the recently established UW Privacy Office, where you can learn about the UW’s privacy principles, policies and evolving resources on protecting the privacy and confidentiality of individuals involved in UW’s academic, research, healthcare and business activities. The UW Privacy Office is led by Ann Nagel, the institutional privacy official and…

October 24, 2017

Attend a Benefits Fair to learn about Open Enrollment

icons for family, health, money, and teeth

Open Enrollment kicks off next week and runs from November 1-30. Stop by one of the three Benefits Fairs to learn about the changes you can make to your health insurance, dental plan, Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance Program: Health Sciences Lobby on Tuesday, October 31. Harborview Research & Training Building on Wednesday,…

October 20, 2017

Servers and storage fees drop by average 25 percent

Server room with text overlay: rates average 25 percent less

Rates for managed servers and storage offered by UW-IT will drop by an average of 25 percent under new Self-Sustaining Services & Rates, effective Oct. 1. You can find detailed service offerings and rates in the UW-IT Service Catalog.

October 19, 2017

Understand your payslip in Workday

Payslip on a computer

Get information on understanding your payslip by visiting the Integrated Service Center website, including details on your deductions, payslip FAQs, and where to find old payslips. The website also features a general FAQ section, regular news alerts, as well as tips on how to get help more quickly at the ISC.

October 18, 2017

Did you know? You can access your year-end tax forms earlier in Workday

U.S. 1040 income tax return form with laptop and glasses

With Workday, you can access your tax forms online two weeks before paper tax forms are mailed. In addition to providing a more secure – and quicker – way to receive your tax filing information, going digital and opting out of paper tax forms helps the UW reduce time and money costs. Opt out of…

October 16, 2017

Google offers two new options to access, sync G Suite Drive files

Documents flying out of some folders and into a cloud storage system.

Use the new options – Drive File Stream and Backup and Sync – to access and sync your Google Drive and Team Drive files. These two options will replace the old Drive sync application, which Google will no longer support beginning December 11, 2017. With Drive File Stream, you can access Google Drive and Team…

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