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March 10, 2021

Slight increases in TRF will help address software licensing price increases

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The FY 2022 Technology Recharge Fee, effective July 1, will increase slightly for academic, administrative units and medical centers to help address the escalating costs for enterprise software licensing.

March 8, 2021

Keep your computer in good health with free tech support

Take advantage of Computer Vet, a free service run by experienced UW students at the Technology Help Desk. While in-person help currently is not available, you can reach them via

February 24, 2021

IT Connect is your source for information technology at the UW

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If you’re reading this post in IT Connect, then you’re already where you need to be to find the tools and information about technology available at the UW — including instructions, how-to documentation, and quick-start guides. Find out what technology you can use for teaching, learning, studying, research, planning and administration, and more. And remember…

February 12, 2021

UW Tech Talks now accepting proposals for April 28 online event

UW Tech Talks is currently recruiting speakers on IT topics to fit a virtual format. If you have a topic of interest to the diverse multi-campus UW technical support community, submit your idea. Past topics have included virtualized computing lab management, web services, and software licensing.

February 3, 2021

Join new community of practice to advance women with disabilities in STEM positions

Share ideas and create resources that increase the participation and advancement of women with disabilities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers, including faculty positions. “In higher education, it is often assumed that a person with a disability is a student,” said Sheryl Burgstahler, director of UW-IT’s Accessible Technology Services. “We look forward to…

January 25, 2021

Learn to manage and thrive through complex changes to projects, teams, and organizations

Tech Talks, 10 a.m.-noon on Jan. 28, will help you navigate organizational changes when the world is in chaos, and show you how the Enterprise Data Warehouse is using customer research to inform decision-making, and how you can too.

January 20, 2021

Beware of phishing emails asking for W-2 information

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Learn how to protect yourself from cybercriminals who try to steal an employee’s login credentials so that they can download Wage and Tax Statements (Form W-2). They then can use the W-2 information to electronically file a fraudulent federal income tax return in the employee’s name. By changing the bank account number, the cybercriminals receive…

January 13, 2021

Leveraging technology for a better University

Learn how the UW continues to invest in information technology to advance the work of students, faculty and staff, and how IT is being used in innovative ways across the University to enhance teaching, learning, collaboration and discovery. Find out about key IT initiatives planned for 2021 and beyond.

January 6, 2021

Boost data security by opting in to 2FA on the web

You’ve been using two-factor authentication (2FA) at your financial institutions and with Workday to protect your personal data. Now, students, faculty and staff can protect more by opting in to two-factor authentication (2FA) when signing in with their UW NetID on the web.

December 28, 2020

Learn what happens to your IT services when you leave

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If you’re retiring, separating or graduating from the UW, your access to email, data storage and other IT services changes or expires after your affiliations with the University change.

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