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.
  • Tegrity Lecture Capture – A tool for staff and faculty for creating video and screen capture of lectures.
  • ViDA Virtual Desktop Access – Gives students 24/7 remote access to high-end software.

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
  • Tegrity – A tool for staff and faculty for creating video and screen capture of lectures.
  • UW-IT Service Catalog – Services offered by UW-IT to the UW community.

Staff

Researchers

  • 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.
  • Data Transfer Node - The lolo Collaboration filesystem provides fast, large-scale storage situation in the Science DMZ.
  • 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.
  • Data Management Guide – A UW Libraries guide to resources related to the many aspects of research data management.

Last modified: August 8, 2014