May 18, 2022

As cybersecurity threats grow, the UW builds strong line of defense for email

The UW’s new email filtering system, Proofpoint, is already stopping millions of spam and phishing emails. Learn about upcoming security enhancements to secure inboxes across the University.

May 16, 2022

Now it’s easier than ever to find the software you need at the UW

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Newly relaunched Software for the UW (UWare) web pages now easily let you search for your needed IT tools — available at low or no cost to faculty and staff.

May 11, 2022

Celebrate GAAD by learning about IT accessibility

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Attend any or all of the free presentations and workshops on various accessibility topics offered by UW-IT Accessible Technology Services as part of Global Accessibility Awareness Day on May 19. Activities include trainings on web accessibility testing tools, writing good alt text for images, creating accessible charts, accessible tables in Word and PDF, and a half-day workshop on how to use screen readers to check website accessibility.

Got UW Phone Services needs and preferences? Talk to us!

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Take a short UW-IT survey to let us know what you need in phone/voice-enabled services, from desk handsets to a new way to use Zoom.

May 9, 2022

New CoreData Database provides a standard set of country names, abbreviations and codes

Improve data reporting and analysis across the University of Washington with a standard set of country names now available in the Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW).

May 4, 2022

Lock down your UW NetID login for World Password Day on May 5

Give your passwords a boost with two-factor authentication, never re-use your UW NetID password on any other accounts and other tips from the Office of the Chief Information Security Officer.

April 11, 2022

Reminder: GradeBook and WebQ to retire June 16, 2022

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Catalyst GradeBook and Catalyst WebQ Survey will retire this summer. Visit IT Connect to learn what tools to use in their place.

April 6, 2022

Speakers needed for April 27 virtual UW Tech Talks

If you want to share your ideas, knowledge or a case study with a diverse multi-campus UW technology community, please submit your presentation proposal by April 13. The informal 40-minute talks bring together IT enthusiasts from across the UW to share ideas and be inspired.

April 4, 2022

Visio diagram app’s core functionalities now included in UW Office 365

The Visio app lets users create, edit and share professional diagrams on Mac and Windows computers, and integrates easily with other Microsoft products, including Teams.

March 30, 2022

Observe World Backup Day with steps to protect your data and devices

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Recent reports of stolen laptops at the UW make it even more imperative to protect and back up your devices. Learn how.

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