January 29, 2020

Take advantage of UW’s EDUCAUSE membership and propose a conference talk

Submit a proposal by Feb. 13 and share your knowledge and ideas at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, one of the largest higher education IT conferences in the country. With UW’s EDUCAUSE membership, you can take advantage of the content available on best practices and professional development opportunities too. Simply choose “University of Washington” when you log…

January 28, 2020

A year in review: Highlighting how IT served the University

From a new tool that helps students navigate course prerequisites to reducing the cost of software, UW-IT joined forces with UW partners to help advance teaching, learning, innovation and discovery at the UW. Learn more about these IT projects.

January 27, 2020

How will you know if winter weather suspends operations or there’s an emergency?

Get a text-message about emergencies, weather or other situations that might pose an immediate safety threat or disrupt campus operations by adding your cell phone number to your UW Alert account. UW Alert is a free 24/7 service for the UW community to help you make decisions and be prepared. Telephone carrier fees may apply. You…

January 23, 2020

E-Resource: Stream videos of your favorite operas

From the world-renowned Metropolitan Opera to your couch, enjoy stream¬ing video of more than 500 Metropolitan Opera performances, with Met Opera on Demand. Performances featured span the Met’s history, from 1930s radio broadcasts to the current season, including performances from the famous Live in HD cinema series. Brought to you by UW Libraries.

January 21, 2020

Leveraging technology for a better University

Learn how the UW continues to invest in information technology to advance the work of students, faculty and staff, and how IT in being used in innovative ways across the University to enhance teaching, learning, collaboration and discovery. Find out about key IT initiatives planned for 2020. Read the latest UW-IT Partnerships 2019 series.

January 17, 2020

Update your privacy settings and stay safe online

With Data Privacy Day on Jan. 28, now is a good time to make sure your privacy and data are safe online. Want to view or change your privacy/security settings, but don’t know where to find them? Use these direct links to update your privacy settings on popular devices and online services.

January 16, 2020

Updated customer surveys make it easier to provide your feedback

Learn how your feedback improves the support you receive while using UW-IT services, and how UW-IT is making it easier than ever for you to provide timely feedback. Find out more.

January 15, 2020

Beware of phishing emails asking for W-2 information

Learn how to protect yourself from cybercriminals who try to steal an employee’s login credentials so that they can download Wage and Tax Statements (Form W-2). They then can use the W-2 information to electronically file a fraudulent federal income tax return in the employee’s name. By changing the bank account number, the cybercriminals receive the refund. Fortunately, your vigilance and Duo, the UW’s two-factor authentication system, can play a pivotal role in protecting employee data.

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January 14, 2020

UW supports equal access to online resources for students across state

Two children using a computer.

Students in tens of thousands of classrooms rely on the K-20 Education Network to connect to a rich array of online resources — no matter how remote their location. The UW plays a major role in supporting the network, with UW Information Technology providing operations, engineering and 24×7 support. This support is part of the…

January 9, 2020

Check out historical database on American Indians and American West

Get first-hand accounts on Indian Wars, westward migration and survey data from Indian reservations in the “American Indians and the American West, 1809-1971,” brought to you by UW Libraries. The database includes collections from the U.S. National Archives and the Chicago History Museum, records from the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Major Council Meetings of…

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