UW Information Technology


Internet of the ocean

Cloud computing helps scientists unravel the ocean’s mysteries.


Define this!

Knowledge Navigator helps make sense of UW institutional data.


A Year in Partnerships: Igniting innovation

What do methanotrophs, supercomputers and an online program have in common? They represent a culture of innovation at the UW. Read how


GIX develops leaders in innovation

High tech, huge bandwidth support innovation at new Steve Ballmer Building in Bellevue’s Spring District


National recognition for DO-IT

As it celebrates its 25th anniversary, UW program shows its value to mentoring students with disabilities

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 include:

  • 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
  • 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