Skip to main content
IT Connect

Information technology tools and resources at the UW

October 13, 2017

Prepare for Open Enrollment – November 1-30

Open Enrollment - Doctor with chalkboard

Get ready for Open Enrollment now by confirming your address in Workday is current; your address must be within your health insurance company’s network area. Attend a UW Benefits Fair on Oct. 31 (Health Sciences lobby), Nov. 1 (Harborview) or Nov. 2 (HUB ballroom), where you can learn about health plans, insurance and other benefit…

September 20, 2017

Reminder: 2FA is required to access personal, payroll information in Workday

2FA on mobile phone

You can sign in to Workday with your UW NetID and password but remember you’ll need two-factor authentication (2FA) to access payroll and some personal information, such as payslips, tax documents or home address. 2FA adds a second layer of security to protect your personal and University data from being stolen or compromised. If you’re…

September 19, 2017

Top tips for getting the most out of Workday

Tablet pc with helpful tips

Some quick steps you can take to get the most out of Workday include how to submit your time sheet on time, enroll in direct deposit and verify your address in Workday. Submit your time (and time off requests) for approval by each pay period’s deadline. Incorrect addresses are one of the biggest slowdowns for…

September 7, 2017

Confirm your web browser is Workday-supported by September 9

Browser with Workday screenshot

For an optimal Workday experience, upgrade to Internet Explorer 11 or use another Workday-supported browser: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge or Apple Safari. Older versions of Internet Explorer (versions 7, 8, 9 and 10) are no longer supported by Microsoft; only IE 11 receives technical support and security upgrades. Modern, newer browsers are able…

September 6, 2017

Remember to report holiday time off for Labor Day in Workday – it’s easy

Woman with backpack and mobile phone

Remember to record “Holiday Taken Time Off” in Workday if you didn’t work on Labor Day. All it takes is a few clicks, so see if this applies to you. Medical Centers employees report time off for holiday hours in Kronos. For more information, review the quick guide and full user guide for time off,…

August 28, 2017

Workday and Labor Day: Reporting holiday time off

Man in hat in a hammock on a summer day

Most UW employees need to sign into Workday and record that they will be taking the day off on an official UW holiday. This applies to staff 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, librarians,…

August 21, 2017

Workday rolls out enhancements and new features on September 9

computer dialog box with a software update

Expect a brand new look for the Worker Profile, improved error messaging, and for managers, a new My Team Dashboard. These are part of a major upgrade to Workday — UW’s new, integrated, cloud-based human resource and payroll operations system — that happens twice a year, in September and March, to increase functionality and enhance…

July 31, 2017

Summer vacation coming up? Learn how to request and record time off in Workday

woman with vintage suitcase and city map on vacation

Review the quick guides and full user guides on the Time Off page of the Integrated Service Center website to learn how to request and track time off in Workday. If you are faculty, a librarian, or academic staff, refer to the Academic Personnel website for information on the leave policy, and refer to your…

July 13, 2017

2FA secures your payslips and direct deposit information in Workday

laptop with shield for protection

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is required to access your payslips and direct deposit information in Workday. It adds a second layer of security to protect sensitive information from identity theft. First enter your UW NetID and password, then use 2FA to prove it’s really you. Managers and employees with human resources, benefits and payroll roles will…

July 12, 2017

Using Workday: Answers to your top questions

Workday on computer screen

Get answers to your most frequently asked Workday questions including understanding your payslip, requesting time off, recording UW holidays, and more. Check out user guides, videos or learn about upcoming in-person Workday trainings by visiting the Integrated Service Center (ISC) website.

« Previous Page Next Page »