IT Connect

Information technology tools and resources at the UW

Tools for You

On this page you will find some of the most used tools and Web portals.  Is something missing?  Please let us know.

Students

  • Canvas (canvas.uw.edu) – Feature-rich learning management software, allowing for simplified course management, seamless course calendaring, and efficient grading.
  • Catalyst Web Tools – A set of Web-based communication and collaboration applications designed for use in teaching, learning, research, and everyday work.
  • GradeBook – Easily track student scores online, securely share scores with students, calculate class grades, and submit final grades online.
  • Mailman Email List Manager –  Manage email lists for your organization, group, or class.
  • MyPlan – Helps enhances your experience with your advisor by helping you develop a comprehensive academic plan.
  • Notify.UW – A tool for students to receive notifications of when the classes they want are open for registration.
  • Panopto – A tool for students to create video.
  • SpaceScout Space Locator – Find a study space, a computer lab, a cafe, or other types of spaces on the UW campuses. You can also download the SpaceScout iOS app from the iTunes store.
  • Tableau for Students – Easy-to-use business intelligence software for data analysis, providing visual tools to help you see and understand your data. Learn more.
  • Technology Help Center – Help about teaching and learning tools including Catalyst, Canvas, SpaceScout, Tegrity, and more.
  • Technology Workshops – Hands-on workshops and online tutorials about using teaching and learning tools.

Instructors

  • Canvas (canvas.uw.edu) – A feature-rich learning management software, allowing for simplified course management, seamless course calendaring, and efficient grading.
  • Catalyst Web Tools – A set of Web-based communication and collaboration applications designed for use in teaching, learning, research, and everyday work.
  • GradeBook – Easily track student scores online, securely share scores with students, calculate class grades, and submit final grades online.
  • GradePage – Use this simplified form to submit grades.
  • Mailman Class List Request – Use the form on this page to request an automated class list on Mailman.
  • Panopto – A tool for staff and faculty for creating video and screen capture of lectures.
  • Tableau for Teaching – Tools to help you analyze and understand data. Learn more
  • UW-IT Service Catalog – Services offered by UW-IT to the UW community.

Staff

Researchers

  • Cloud and Data Solutions – Support to UW researchers, faculty and technical staff to evaluate and migrate to cloud computing, including help with the design of cloud-based solutions appropriate for data-driven science.
  • High Performance Computing – Hyak is a large, shared, HPC cluster dedicated to research computing at the UW.
  • Data Archives – The Lolo Archive filesystem provide data archiving services for UW researchers.
  • Data Backups – UW-IT offers a data backup service, complimenting the Lolo Archives.
  • High Speed Research Network (HSRN) – Connecting UW-IT’s compute and storage resources is a 100Gbs network.
  • Research Collaboration File System – The lolo Collaboration filesystem provides fast, large-scale storage .
  • Server Co-location – For researchers deploying resources outside Hyak and Lolo, UW-IT offers co-location options.
  • IT Consulting – UW-IT offers a wide variety of consulting services
  • UW Research – One central site connecting you to research procedures, policies and services.
  • UW Libraries Research Databases – Access to a large number of research journals and publications.
  • Research Guides – A UW Libraries guide to resources related to the many aspects of research data management.