UW Information Technology


Seeking to unravel DNA

UW graduate student seeks to unravel the mysteries of the human genome using the cloud


Transforming classrooms

Modernizing UW classrooms enhances the teaching and learning experience


Faster financial aid

Getting financial aid decisions to students and families earlier drives modernization


A win for STEM

An IT partnership with UW Bothell helps redirect resources to its academic mission

About UW-IT

UW Information Technology is the central IT organization for the University of Washington, providing critical technology support to all three campuses, UW medical centers and global research operations. UW-IT collaborates with University partners to advance teaching, learning, innovation and discovery at the UW.

UW-IT’s responsibilities includes:

  • Strategic planning, oversight and direction of the University’s IT infrastructure, resources and services
  • Consulting with academic, clinical and administrative units to evaluate their IT requirements, capabilities and requests
  • Managing UW central IT infrastructure and services, including academic and collaborative applications, accessible technology, administrative systems and information management, classroom technology, computing infrastructure, customer service, data centers, information security and privacy, IT services and strategic sourcing, networking, technology business continuity and telecommunications
  • Oversight and management of the HR/Payroll Modernization program, which has been recognized as one of the University’s highest administrative priorities
  • Working with the President, Provost and appropriate governance committees to determine IT strategies, policies, priorities and resource allocations
  • Representing UW’s IT interests at the state, national and international levels