November 8, 2019

Several IT services and rates see drop in price

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UW-IT’s self-sustaining services and rates for FY20 will remain stable, with significant reductions in server colocation, cable TV and software licensing. Find out what services are offered.

October 11, 2019

Big price drop for software in FY2020

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Prices on popular software such as Adobe Acrobat Pro, Adobe Creative Cloud and Visual Studio Pro are now significantly lower for UW students, faculty and staff.

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.

May 29, 2019

Renew your math and statistics software licenses, beginning July 1

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Visit UWare to renew your annual license for MatLab, SAS and SPSS software, starting July 1, 2019. Faculty and staff can renew licenses using a UW budget number, and currently enrolled UW students at all campuses can get that software at no charge. MATLAB (MATrix LABoratory) software delivers powerful computational, visualization and application development tools to…

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 24, 2019

Is your computer vulnerable? Download anti-virus software now

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Protect your work and home computers with Sophos Home Premium anti-virus software, available at no cost to students, faculty and staff. Thanks to a new licensing agreement, the Sophos anti-virus software is available for not only University-owned computers and their personal computers, but you can now get the same protection for your personal computers too….

March 19, 2019

Check out this entertaining video on using Scout

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Check out a fun, entertaining video about Scout, an app for locating spots on campus to study, eat and more, produced by UW student and improv comedian Noah Eisfelder. He and the UW’s The Collective Improv Troupe star in the short clip.

February 12, 2019

Research administration data cube now has proposals, awards and expenditures data

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Updates to this data analysis tool make it easier to add inflation adjustments, track how grant money is spent and view expenditure data over time. Learn how to analyze data using cubes and find out how the Research Budget Expenditures report can help you track how grant money is spent at the individual budget level…

January 14, 2019

Sign up for a data backup plan by Jan. 31

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Secure your data by ordering a six-month license to the for-fee backup system, CrashPlan, by Jan. 31. Annual licenses can be purchased in July. CrashPlan provides real-time recovery so no matter what happens, you always have access to your data. It runs silently in the background on all devices, and doesn’t interfere with your workflows…

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.

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