March 19, 2020

Your students can borrow laptops, other tech for free

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Students in Seattle can borrow laptops and other equipment through the Student Tech Loan Program.

February 26, 2020

Learn how to use the features of your desk phone

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Access quick instructional videos and reference guides to learn how to see your call history, forward calls, and more, for the different types of desk phones at UW. The most common multi-button phones are the Avaya 9611G and the Avaya 9608 models. You can add people to your contact list and even set a unique…

May 2, 2019

Get free computer tech support at UW’s student-run Computer Vet

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Bring your laptop and take advantage of the Computer Vet’s free drop-in service, located at the Technology Help Desk on the 2nd floor of the Odegaard Undergraduate Library. Staffed by experienced UW students, they can help install software funded by the Student Technology Fee, troubleshoot software problems, update operating systems, remove peer-to-peer file sharing programs…

April 30, 2019

Getting servers out of the closet is better for bottom line and for environment

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The Department of Atmospheric Sciences cut its electrical demand by 47 percent by decreasing the number of servers and moving them to the 4545 Data Center. In making the move, Atmospheric Sciences joined approximately 60 departments across the UW in choosing to house and manage their servers in the UW’s central data centers, operated by…

April 12, 2019

UW Tower Data Center earns ENERGY STAR for 6th year

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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…

January 29, 2019

Leveraging technology for a better University

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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 2019. Read the latest UW-IT Partnerships 2018 series.

January 10, 2019

Top tech tips for students

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We’ve got the tech just for you. Watch this video and learn the top 10 technology tips that can help you succeed at the UW.