September 30, 2019

7 easy tips to protect your smartphone

Learn how to configure your phone to protect personal and University data from others. Setting a pin or pass code to unlock your phone is just the start.

September 26, 2019

UW’s academic and fiscal calendars combined in one online tool

The new tool displays the calendars most frequently used by faculty, staff, and students and identifies the specific period on each calendar for any given day. The calendars include the UW Academic Year and Quarter, State Biennium, State Fiscal Year and Quarter, Federal Fiscal Year, and the Indirect Cost Recovered (ICR) ABB (Activity-Based Budgeting) Calculation Year….

September 25, 2019

Tech at your fingertips in Back-to-School edition of IT Connect News

Check out the Back-to-School edition of IT Connect News for undergrads and grads, and read about tech at the UW that is right at your fingertips. With information for new and veteran Huskies alike, the special issue covers essential IT tools and resources to get started, to navigate and plan, and to help you study…

September 24, 2019

New study will investigate how to keep smart building technologies secure

UW researchers are investigating how current university practices and policies can be improved to better secure smart building technologies, with more than $700,000 in funding from the National Science Foundation. The three-year project will define how IT and operations and maintenance professionals can work better together to mitigate risks and improve the security of buildings with…

September 23, 2019

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month – Get tips, resources

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Learn how to protect your personal and UW institutional information from online threats with these tips from the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer. Learn safe, secure practices for smart computing, browsing the web, working remotely and accessing the University’s information systems.

September 20, 2019

Check out the new, improved Service Catalog

Find the IT services you need using the new and improved Service Catalog from UW Information Technology, with customer-friendly content and simple, uniform ordering. Each offering tells you what the service is, how to get it and how much it costs.

September 18, 2019

Check out tech resources for teaching classes

Learn how to navigate the array of IT resources available for instructors including how to set up courses in Canvas, record lectures using Panopto, engage students in class with Poll Everywhere, submit grades with GradePage, and more. This quick start guide is offered to you by UW Information Technology.

September 16, 2019

Remember to keep your UW Office Directory information up to date

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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.

September 13, 2019

Disasters don’t plan ahead, but you should

Be prepared and check out the UW-IT’s Business Continuity Toolkit  for ideas on how to share important departmental updates and information during emergency events.

September 6, 2019

Submit application for free UW video captioning

Apply now to have your highly viewed UW video captioned by UW-IT for no charge, and make it more accessible to everyone. Remember that YouTube’s auto-generated captions typically aren’t accurate enough to make video content fully available to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Have a video that doesn’t qualify? Learn to caption…