Category: Software

April 12, 2021

Learn how to keep using Visio, Project after May 31

Visio and Project desktop applications for faculty, staff, and UW-owned systems will not be included in the UW’s 2021 contract renewal with Microsoft, but you can still purchase a separate cloud subscription.

March 24, 2021

Make sure you’re up to date with latest version of Husky OnNet

Your version of Husky OnNet, the secure connection to resources on the UW network, should have automatically updated to version with the latest security fixes. If not, learn what you can do.

December 31, 2020

Boot up the year by uploading these 5 tools to your new device

Did you get a new laptop, cell phone or a tablet during the holidays? Start your year off right by uploading these five essential tools via IT Connect:

August 20, 2020

New contactless UW computer configuration option now available

A new computer configuration option — UW Autopilot — is now available that automates the setup and preconfiguration of Windows 10 computers without the need for an IT professional to manually configure the computer on campus.

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July 20, 2020

Update for Husky OnNet now available

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Download a critical security update for the F5 BIG-IP Edge software, the technology behind Husky OnNet that you use to connect to the UW network from off campus. Husky OnNet provides individual users (current UW students, faculty and staff) with a secure connection to the UW network from remote locations, such as from home, a…

July 9, 2020

Students registered for summer courses can get limited-time access to Adobe products

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Instructors: Take advantage of a limited time offer from Adobe to give students registered in your summer courses a license to its products through August 15.

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June 9, 2020

Opt out of automatic Adobe, SPSS, SAS and MATLAB license renewals by June 26

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All licenses for MATLAB, SPSS, SAS and Adobe Creative Cloud software will automatically renew unless you cancel your subscription by June 26. Licenses are for academic purposes only.

December 18, 2019

Connect to your files, resources on the UW network with Husky OnNet

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Access files on the UW network from off campus using a UW secure virtual private network (VPN), like the free Husky OnNet for current students, faculty and staff. Off-campus access to UW resources on the UW network through remote desktop or a file-sharing application require a VPN. But web-based UW resources and services, such as…

December 2, 2019

Upgrade UW-owned computers to Windows 10 for free

Microsoft will end support for Windows 7 on Jan. 14, 2020. After this date, no new security updates will be available as part of Microsoft’s standard support service. Upgrade your UW-owned computers to Windows 10 for free.

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.

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