February 10, 2015
UW students on all three campuses now have more study spaces to choose from when using the UW’s SpaceScout Web app to discover their perfect study spot. At UW Seattle, 50 more spaces have been added for a total of 250 study spots. UW Bothell students now can explore nearly 70 spaces, while UW Tacoma students have 68 spaces to consider. Go to spacescout.uw.edu and select your campus.
January 13, 2015
A major redesign of m.UW, the UW’s mobile app, makes it easier to access other popular UW mobile resources — including OneBusAway, SpaceScout, IT Connect and MyUW — as well as UW maps, news, sports, library and emergency contact information. Looking for a place to get breakfast, pizza or espresso on campus? Tap “Maps” and then “Places” in m.UW to find out what's open.
January 12, 2015
Use of mobile devices by UW students continues to grow, according to data from the most recent EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) study of undergraduate students on information technology. An analysis of the data by UW-IT indicates that the use of mobile devices for academic purposes has increased at the UW; students use handheld devices to complete a wide range of academic tasks; and faculty see mobile devices as both a distraction and a valuable learning tool. Learn more about mobile use and view all survey data.
December 8, 2014
MyUW Mobile's newest release includes a final exams schedule, shows final grades, and displays a student’s major, minor and class standing. Other new features include updated timely reordering and hide/show of content based on quarterly milestones, and local and permanent addresses displayed in the user profile. New content will be released frequently. Visit MyUW with your mobile device.
October 29, 2014
An updated MyUW Mobile now offers students registration notices including holds and dates, tuition and fees account balances and due dates, as well as legal notices and other personal content. New content will be released frequently; in the next update students will be able to view their addresses on file, and see major, minor and class standing. Visit MyUW with your mobile device.
September 24, 2014
Just in time for fall quarter, a more dynamic MyUW Mobile makes it easy for UW students to track registration and get details about classes, textbooks and other academic information on any mobile device. What is displayed will change as the quarter progresses, from registration and class and schedule information to links to grades after quarter’s end. UW-IT built the new platform with input from students, who said they wanted personalized content and help with time management. See Meet the New MyUW Mobile page.
July 30, 2014
UW students can now rate and review study spaces on campus with SpaceScout, an application that helps students find the perfect study space. In addition, students can send messages to friends about study spaces they’ve found and sync a list of favorite spaces across the Web and iOS versions. Learn more about SpaceScout.
December 26, 2013
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
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
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.