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May 16, 2018

High speed fiber optic network benefits communities, institutions around Lake Washington

Rings that indicate speed around a modern city

UW partnered with more than two dozen public institutions to build a high speed data network around Lake Washington that provides a critical information technology backbone for collaborating institutions. The fiber-optic ring connects participating cities, school districts and medical centers, including the recently opened Global Innovation Exchange (GIX) facility in Bellevue. GIX is a collaboration…

May 7, 2018

Join the May 8 Tech Talks

students and professor interacting

Learn about best practices when migrating to the cloud, and how to incorporate user experience design principles into your products, as well as new UW-IT UX Design Guides, at Tech Talks on May 8, 10 a.m. to noon in Odegaard, room 220. The quarterly Campus Tech Talks bring together information technology enthusiasts from across the…

April 16, 2018

Preferred names now available for redesigned Husky Card

Husky Card with photo of Dubs and "Dubs" as the Preferred Name

UW students and employees now can include their preferred name on their Husky Card, which is being redesigned with a new look. Free card exchanges are available from Apr. 2 through Jun. 1 for preferred name changes. After this, the standard $25 replacement fee for a Husky Card will apply. Learn more.

February 14, 2018

Reminder: Record Presidents Day Holiday Time Off in Workday

Presidents Day lapel pin image graphic red blue and white with white stars.

Don’t forget to record Presidents Day as “Holiday Taken Time Off” in Workday. This applies to most UW employees who accrue time off and who would normally work on the day on which the holiday falls. However, Department of Intercollegiate Athletic coaches and academic personnel (faculty, residents and fellows and other academic staff) do not…

November 15, 2017

High tech, huge bandwidth support innovation at GIX’s new Steve Ballmer Building

Inside the GIX building

Students in the technology innovation degree programs at the new Global Innovation Exchange (GIX) building are supported by a super-fast, high-bandwidth computing network, thanks to early coordination between GIX, UW Capital Planning and Development, and UW Information Technology. Students in these programs will imagine, design and build smart, connected devices that tackle some of the…

May 17, 2017

Learn about Workday on the new Integrated Service Center website

Woman in front of computer with ISC website on the screen

The new Integrated Service Center website is your future resource for Workday, the UW’s new HR, payroll and benefits system coming in June. Preview instructional videos and user guides, and continue to check back as more information will be added soon. All of the instructional materials used for Workday training have been designed with accessibility…