May 22, 2009

OIM newsletter highlights many projects

This month’s edition of OIM’s Highlights newsletter recaps a number of important projects going on in that office. Many of these projects span multiple departments, including the Office of the University Registrar, UW Technology, UW Marketing, and others.

May 21, 2009

You know what you did last summer


A recent enhancement to MyUW allows faculty to review schedules from previous (as well as current and future) quarters. The Office of the University Registrar has posted brief instructions to guide faculty using this new feature.

May 20, 2009

Administrative staff can now be all EARS

Campus administrators who need to view student academic records have a new tool at their fingertips. The Electronic Academic Records System (EARS) is a web-based system initially developed for UW academic advisers. This resource has been enhanced by the Office of Information Management to allow campus administrative staff access as well.

New law grants residency to some visa holders

House Bill 1487, signed into law April 25 by Governor Gregoire, allows E(3), H(1)B and L visa holders (including their spouse and dependents) to be considered residents of Washington State for tuition purposes once the visa holder has lived in the state for 12 months. The effective date of the bill is July 1, 2009, and will take effect at the University beginning Autumn Quarter 2009.

May 19, 2009

Another web services milestone


Our colleagues in OIM have achieved another milestone in their efforts to bring a comprehensive set of web services to the UW campus: the release of the third version of the Student Web Service.