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Information technology tools and resources at the UW

Who Can Access the Catalyst Web Tools?

Service notice: All Catalyst Web Tools–except WebQ Survey and GradeBook–have been retired. View timeline and details.

The Catalyst Web Tools are a set of Web-based communication and collaboration applications designed for use in teaching, learning, research, and everyday work.

UW Community Use

Use of the Catalyst Web Tools is free to anyone in the UW community. To access the Catalyst Web Tools, click Web Tools Login and log in with your UW NetID.

Non-UW Use

In order to facilitate collaboration and communication with individuals not affiliated with the UW, our login system allows people to access Catalyst tools with a Sponsored UW NetID or a Google Account. Use the links below to learn more about these options:

*Individuals who do not have a UW NetID can use a Google Account ID and password to access Catalyst Web Tools. Google accounts can be created quickly and for free. Note that the Google account is different from the account that some individuals use for accessing UW Google Apps. A Google account ID is; the UW Google Apps account is Get more information about creating a new Google AccountExternal Link.