Mobile

December 26, 2013

Keep Laptops, Mobile Devices and Equipment Safe: Tips, Registration, Insurance

cell phone and laptop photo

Protect your new laptop or mobile device by registering your personal electronic equipment with UW Police to help in theft recovery, and by reading their crime prevention safety tips. The UW Office of Risk Management also provides loss control advice for laptops and mobile devices. University departments can buy low-cost coverage for owned, leased, or borrowed equipment (computer, office, audio-visual, and lab) used for UW work through Risk Management’s Equipment Insurance program.

November 6, 2013

Discounts on Cell Phone Plans for UW Students, Employees

Student on cellphone

You can receive cell phone plan discounts—ranging from 10 percent to 21 percent—if you are a student or employee at the UW or one of its affiliated organizations. UW-IT negotiated these discounts with AT&T and T-Mobile; inquire directly with them. In addition, cell phone services charged to a UW ProCard for department use can also take advantage of these and other savings, described on the UW’s Cell Phone Service page. Contact T-Mobile about additional discounts on new iPads and iPhones for UW paid accounts.

May 29, 2013

IT Connect Web Site Being Redesigned for Mobile Ease of Use

New IT Connect WordPress home page

When IT Connect re-launches as a “mobile first” website later this summer, you will have UW technology tools, instructions, and resources at your fingertips on any device you use. The new design responds to input from users, offering a streamlined approach that makes it easier to find information through better search and navigation. The new site also will offer improved accessibility for people who use assistive technologies. Get ready to say goodbye to the current IT Connect orange.