IT Connect

Information technology tools and resources at the UW

October 3, 2016

UW teleconferencing service is on-demand for up to 50 people

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A University of Washington Conference Service is available to UW subscribers, with an audio conferencing bridge for up to 50 participants, provided by UW-IT. For a low monthly fee, departments and units can hold on-demand conference calls whenever they like, without paying per-use fees that can quickly add up. More information is available on IT…

August 17, 2016

Cell phone plan discounts for UW students, employees

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You can receive cell phone plan discounts—from 10 percent to 18 percent—if you are a student or employee of the UW and affiliated organizations. UW-IT negotiated these discounts with AT&T and T-Mobile (some plans); get discount details on IT Connect, or inquire with your provider. Cell phone services charged to a UW ProCard for department…

June 25, 2015

Effective July 1: UWATS Codes No Longer Needed for Domestic Long Distance Calls


Reminder: As of July 1, UW-IT will not bill for long distance calls to the U.S. and Canada, and you will not need to enter a UWATS code for these calls. If you have a fax machine with a UWATS code programmed into it, be sure to change the programming. The UW’s new unified phone rate…

May 6, 2015

New Unified Phone Rate Includes Long Distance, Softphone and More for All UW Campuses

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Beginning July 1, 2015, UW-IT will initiate a new unified phone rate including basic telephone service, a handset, voicemail, and unlimited local and U.S./Canada long-distance calling for $8.70 per line per month. Though it’s a $0.53 increase for those currently paying for basic phone service and telephones, it includes long-distance calling, which will no longer be billed…

March 23, 2015

Get Notified of Your UW Voicemail Messages by Email

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To make it easier to access your UW voicemail messages, you can now arrange to be notified by email when a new voicemail message is received. You can even listen to the message if you opt to include a copy of the voicemail as a sound (.wav) attachment. It is quick and easy to set…