IT Connect
Information technology tools and resources at the UW

About IT

IT Governance and Oversight

  • IT Governance – Three information technology governance boards provide advice and guidance on IT strategies, priorities, and services.
  • Data Management Committee – The DMC works for consistent approaches to data management, defining ways to support coordination, collaboration, and efficiency, and developing recommendations for institutional data related to access, quality, security, and more.
  • Privacy Assurance and Systems Security (PASS) Council – The PASS Council promotes a collaborative approach to information security and privacy at the UW and provides advice to the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).

Policies and Guidelines

IT Organizations and Groups

IT Related Research and Advising Services

CEB-LogoCEB IT Leadership Council

University of Washington faculty and staff have access to CEB IT Leadership Council, which includes insights, tools, and actionable solutions. UW’s CEB IT membership offers benchmarks, proven best practices and executive networking to address emerging business challenges. To register, go to Fill out the fields under the “First Time User” heading using your UW email address. After hitting submit, an automatically generated email will be sent to you with your new temporary password. Click on the link in the email to activate your account and set your new password. Your username is your UW email address.

Core Gartner Research Access

Gartner research resources are available to current University of Washington faculty, students, and staff. To access Gartner research resources, use your UW NetID to log in at If you are sent a direct link to a Gartner article, you will have to login at before you can access the link.

gtpGartner for Technology Professionals (GTP) Access

Technology professionals at the University of Washington have access to more Gartner resources, unlimited analyst dialogues and architecture document reviews, as well as technology consulting. If you are a technology professional, and you have logged in at, but you see the white screen shown above rather than the blue screen shown to the left, please request access to GTP. Under a contract agreement with Gartner, information technology employees at the UW are given access to this service. This service is not available to faculty or students under this agreement.

itforumEducational Advisory Board IT Forum Research Access

UW-IT provides access to research resources from the Educational Advisory Board (EAB) IT Forum at no cost for UW students, faculty and staff. IT Forum offers a wealth of information technology and information management content. Topic areas include data governance, analytics, student success, and general measures and metrics, available through online articles, webinars and in-person consultation. The EAB has more than 650 researchers, consultants and technologists serving over 1,000 colleges and universities across North America. View the UW-IT video to learn more and get started.