UW Information Technology


January 12, 2022

New Big Data class gets high marks from students

When it comes to understanding data-intensive computing, nothing beats a hands-on learning experience with real tools.

June 21, 2021

Smooth virtual commencement, with UW-IT support for 2021 ceremony

The 2021 UW commencement took place virtually again — and went super smoothly — thanks to the many staff who supported the University’s critical technology for the event, including a dedicated wired network.

February 28, 2020

Latest financial aid enhancements better reflect students’ dynamic living situations

In the first step towards a substantial improvement to provide students with the right financial aid as their living and school situations change, the Office of Student Financial Aid (OSFA) has moved from annual to quarterly student cost calculations.

February 3, 2020

New NSF funding for DO-IT Center to help neurodiverse learners

The DO-IT Center has received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a new four-year, $1.5 million project called Developing and Testing Innovations: Neuroscience for Neurodiverse Learners.

January 28, 2020

New proof-of-immunity report helps protect UW community

A new report developed in partnership with UW Information Technology will make it easier for Hall Health to track student immunization records and better protect the UW community against measles, mumps and meningococcal disease.

January 15, 2020

Beware of phishing emails asking for W-2 information

A message to the UW community provides information to help students, faculty and staff protect their UW NetID and password from phishing attacks, which increase during tax season.

October 1, 2019

Where we roam with eduroam

What are the top countries where UW travelers connected to Wi-Fi using eduroam, the UW’s preferred Wi-Fi connection service for all students, faculty and staff?

September 27, 2019

Big price drop for software in FY2020

Students, faculty and staff will see significant price decreases for popular software managed by UW-IT in fiscal year 2020 at all three campuses — with three products now available for free to students.

September 26, 2019

Machine learning helps UW meet “always-on” wireless connectivity

Students, faculty and staff have much higher expectations of technology than ever before: it just needs to work all the time. After all, their work depends on “always-on network connectivity,” as they increasingly rely on complex applications and smart devices. Learn how Wi-Fi and machine learning fit into that picture.

August 20, 2019

Student requests for degree audits, course transfer info reach 5 million

At any given time in the academic year, thousands of students want to know if they are on track to graduate, or if they have satisfied degree requirements for a major. Learn how multiple technologies and departments work together to give the quick answers.