Information technology tools and resources at the UW
September 7, 2016
The Student Technology Fee Committee is now accepting proposals to fund projects that help meet the technology needs of UW students in furthering their educational, research and other goals. The over $4 million of student fees collected annually has funded a diverse set of technology projects, from computer labs to microscopes, water research to plotters….
July 5, 2016
Free consult on unit IT infrastructure needs and significant savings encourage UW enterprise solutions
UW departments running IT infrastructure could see significant savings, thanks to incentives from a new UW-IT Infrastructure Program. UW-IT will waive startup costs and fees for consulting and engineering for some services to make it easier for units to adopt UW-IT enterprise-shared solutions. This program is the outcome of the UW Server Policy (APS 17.1)…
March 2, 2016
The UW’s central personal file storage service—U Drive—now offers 30GB of space (up from 20GB) to UW students, faculty and staff. Managed by UW-IT, U Drive offers general-purpose, backed-up file storage with self-service file restore functionality. The Student Technology Fee Committee funds the student quota; the employee quota is supported by the Technology Recharge Fee….
January 15, 2016
To maintain a stable and secure computing environment for students, UW-IT will be updating the computers in the Odegaard Learning Commons January 19-22. Different sections of computers in Odegaard will be unavailable throughout the week due to maintenance, but enough computers should be available to meet student needs during this time. Printing will be available.
January 7, 2016
The UW Tower Data Center earned ENERGY STAR certification for the third year in a row, a claim just 14 data centers in the U.S. can make. As the UW Sustainability Blog reports, only two university data centers have ever earned this EPA rating. UW-IT keeps the UW data centers powered and cooled without interruption,…
December 15, 2015
The UW Student Technology Fee Committee is now accepting proposals to fund projects that support UW student technology needs. About $5 million is available this year, funded by a $41 per quarter fee paid by all UW students. Software development has been added to the funding categories, which include computer labs, remote computing, frontier technology,…
October 14, 2015
UW Seattle students can borrow high-quality digital equipment through the STF Technology Loan Program’s new satellite office in HUB 111D, open 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. weekdays and noon to 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays. This location—along with the Kane and Health Sciences offices—loans a wide variety of technology. The program is operated by UW-IT and…
September 15, 2015
UW students: Join a fast-paced Dawg Daze session where you will be guided by UW-IT and your peers through key technology tools and resources critical to your success in courses and in your Husky experience. Bring all your favorite devices (laptop, tablet, cell phone) for a hands-on learning experience navigating UW course technologies, finding resources,…
June 1, 2015
Replace your fax machine with UW-IT’s Centralized Fax Service and save on paper and toner costs. This newly added service enables sending or receiving faxes from email or an easy-to-use Web page. UW-IT can transition your existing fax number or set up a new fax number to meet your needs. Get details.
May 11, 2015
Microsoft is ending support for Windows Server 2003 on July 14, 2015, and will no longer provide security updates after that time. Servers still running Windows Server 2003 should be upgraded to a currently supported operating system, or replaced or retired from service before July 14 to keep systems secure. See additional options provided through…