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Instructors: Access A/V equipment with your Husky Card

Instructors can use their Husky Card to access audio/visual equipment in some classrooms with a single tap.

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Scout your favorite spot to study, eat and more

Get Scout, the mobile-friendly web app that helps you find valuable campus resources.

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50 GB of storage on U Drive

Store your work safely on the U Drive, a file storage service that is automatically backed up, and can be accessed from anywhere, on- and off-campus.


  • Find and register for campus events

    April 15, 2019

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    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.

  • UW Tower Data Center earns ENERGY STAR for 6th year

    April 12, 2019

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    UW Tower Data Center earned ENERGY STAR certification for the sixth year in a row, a claim no other university in the country can make. The award recognizes superior energy efficiency and reduced carbon footprint. The data center is a centrally managed, secure facility powered and cooled without interruption, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It houses the computer, storage and networks that are the backbone for the UW’s administrative, academic and research computing systems.

  • Tap your Husky Card for access to classroom A/V equipment

    April 11, 2019

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    Instructors can use their Husky Card to access audio/visual equipment in some classrooms with a single tap. Many general assignment classrooms with locked drawers and teaching podia have already been outfitted with this new technology that uses a RFID system connected to your Husky Card for unlocking classroom technology. Find out if your classroom has this technology installed or if you need a technology key.

  • Deciphering the early evolution of the universe with cloud computing

    April 9, 2019

    Ruby Bryne demos the technology she developed to help optimize a telescope half a world aways

    Radio astronomy Ph.D. candidate Ruby Byrne is working to shed light on the cosmic dawn by optimizing a telescope half-a-world-away. She’s leveraging her membership in the Research Computing Club for cloud computing credits to do her research. Learning more about the early evolution of the universe could help us better understand dark matter, star and galaxy formation, and dark energy in the early universe.

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