UW Information Technology Service Catalog

Services offered by UW-IT to the University of Washington community

Accessibility Resources

Classroom Facilities Services

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Brief Service Description: 
Educational technology support, equipment, furniture, maintenance services and access management for general use classrooms and facilities.
Service Description: 

UW-IT Classroom Technology & Events provides educational technology support, equipment, furniture, maintenance services and access management for general use classrooms and facilities. Service includes maintaining audiovisual systems, computer equipment and furniture, ADA accommodation support, educational technology support, lecture capture support, classroom computer support, equipment tutorials, equipment loans, delivery of portable AV equipment and providing keys for access to buildings, rooms and equipment.

Eligibility: 

UW faculty; UW students

How to Order: 
Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday
Location: 035 Kane Hall, Box 353095, Seattle, WA 98195-3095
Email: help@uw.edu
Phone: 206-221-5000
Availability: 

Hours available: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

Price: 

No cost for most general assignment classrooms and learning spaces.

Service Level Description: 

Inquiries will be responded to within one business day, if not sooner.

Support Information: 

Email: help@uw.edu
Phone: 206-221-5000
Hours available: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

Contact for More Information: 

Email: help@uw.edu
Phone: 206-221-5000
Hours available: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

Maintenance
Last Review Date: 
Tue, 2014-07-22
Keywords: 
<p>access, ADA, accommodation, audiovisual, audio visual, AV, classroom, clickers, computer, coursecasting, equipment, facilities, furniture, key, lectern, lecture capture, podium, projector, maintenance, preventative maintenance, services, support, technical support, technology, tutorials, videoconferencing</p>
Notes: 
<p>Created entry - 01/06/14</p> <p>07/22/14: Updated contact info for SPOC -MM</p>

Lecture Capture

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Brief Service Description: 
Cloud-based, campus-wide, lecture capture and presentation recording software
Service Description: 

Panopto is replacing Tegrity and is a cloud-based, lecture capture presentation recording service that allows for easy recording and reviewing of courses, lectures and presentations. Panopto is designed to make the lecture capture process easy. Recordings in Panopto are viewable on most browsers and mobile devices. We recommend creating all new recordings in Panopto as Tegrity will be retired on March 20, 2015.

Eligibility: 

UW faculty; UW staff; UW students; UW researchers; Anyone with a UW NetID.

How to Order: 
Availability: 

Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Price: 

This service is included in the Technology Recharge Fee.

No charge for use of Panopto or Tegrity by UW faculty, staff, and students.

Service Level Description: 

Operational 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Enquiries will be responded to within 2 business days, if not sooner.

Support Information: 

Web: http://www.washington.edu/itconnect/learn/tools/panopto and http://uw.tegrity.com

Email: help@uw.edu

Phone: 206-221-5000

Support staff are available 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Contact for More Information: 

Email: help@uw.edu

Phone: 206-221-5000, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

 

Maintenance
Last Review Date: 
Thu, 2014-12-11
Keywords: 
<p>lecture capture; presentation recording;</p>
Notes: 
<p>7/27/12: Greg is making some style edits to the SharePoint entry today. Mary added this entry to Drupal to prepare for content. Tammy will add to Drupal once Greg is finished. I added &quot;Tegrity&quot; as the URL path name, but should it be LectureCapture instead?</p> <p>11/9/12: added Teaching and Learning category; added that to this service ~ Mary</p> <p>3/17/14: Updated email address for contact to help@uw.edu as per single point of contact project -Michelle</p> <p><span>5/14/14: Added Laura Baldwin as new Service Manager -Michelle</span></p> <p>07/10/14: Updated to include info on Panopto -Michelle</p> <p>12/11/14: Changed Tegrity retire date as per&nbsp;REQ0109856 -Michelle</p>

Access Technology Center (ATC)

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Brief Service Description: 
Computer hardware and software for people with disabilities
Service Description: 

Access technology allows people with disabilities to use computer hardware and software. Examples include text-to-speech, keyboard/mouse alternatives, speech-to-text, refreshable and embossed Braille, writing tools, and more. The Access Technology Center (ATC) on the UW Seattle Campus provides a venue for using, testing, and evaluating this technology. Students, faculty, or staff drop in, call, or send email for information on accommodations for access to hardware, software, or online resources.

Eligibility: 

UW faculty, UW staff, UW students

How to Order: 
Availability: 

Hours of availability: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday

Available locations: The ATC is located on the ground floor of Mary Gates Hall in room 064.

Other UW Seattle locations for accessible technology can be found at: http://uw.edu/itconnect/accessibility/atl/location.html#location

Students can request disability-related accommodations from the Disability Resources for Students Office  (MGH 011 or call 206-543-8924 or http://uw.edu/students/drs/)

Staff can request disability-related accommodations from the Disability Services Office (Condon 836 or call 206-543-6450 or http://uw.edu/admin/dso/)

Price: 

This service is included in the Technology Recharge Fee. Use of ATC facilities is free to UW students, faculty, and staff with disabilities.

There are no fees or charges for consulting to UW affiliates. One hour of demonstrations/training is provided at no charge to non-UW parties.

Service Level Description: 

Same or next-day response to email/phone requests. Follow-up training as needed.

Support Information: 

Business Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday
Location: Mary Gates Hall 064 (basement level)

Contact for More Information: 

Email atcenter@uw.edu or call 206-685-4144.

Maintenance
Last Review Date: 
Thu, 2013-06-20
Keywords: 
<p>access technology, assistive, adaptive, disability, disabled, speech input, output, e-text, braille, blind, vision, impairment, carpal tunnel, repetitive stress, trackball, mouse, keyboard alternative, ATL, ATC, lab, access technology lab</p>
Notes: 
<p>This service was previously named Access Technology Lab (ATL); change effective June 28, 2010 (upon move to new location).</p> <p>2/17/12:&nbsp; Revision of Service Description.</p> <p>6/11/13:&nbsp; Minor revisions.</p> <p>6/20/13:&nbsp; Additional revisions.<br /> &nbsp;</p>

Braille and Alternative Text Production

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Brief Service Description: 
Braille and alternative text production for students with print disabilities
Service Description: 

The Access Technology Center (ATC) can emboss Word or HTML files for campus members who need conversion of academic or other UW-related material in Braille format. Tactile graphics production is provided in some circumstances. We provide equipment and expertise in assisting production of accessible academic materials for UW students and work closely with the Disability Resources for Students (DRS) office in providing this alternative text service.

Service Options: 

http://uw.edu/itconnect/accessibility/atl/braille.html

Students requiring academic accommodations should begin the request process through the Disability Resources for Students (DRS) office:
Phone: 206-543-8924 
Web: http://uw.edu/students/uwdrs/

Faculty, staff and visitors requesting alternate text should begin the request process through the Disability Services Office:
Phone: 206-543-6450
Web: http://www.washington.edu/admin/dso/

Eligibility: 

UW faculty, UW staff, UW students

How to Order: 

Requests for Braille can be sent via the online form at http://uw.edu/itconnect/accessibility/atl/braille.html

For additional questions:

Email: atcenter@uw.edu
Phone: 206-685-4144

Availability: 

Immediate (automated) response to email requests. Most materials available for pickup within two (2) business days. Projects that are extremely long (over 200 Braille pages) or containing graphics to be created in tactile format will take longer.

Price: 
This service is included in the Technology Recharge Fee. There is no charge for UW affiliates; cost-recovery charges may apply for work performed for other institutions.
Additional Information: 

This service is primarily used by Disability Resources for Students (DRS) and academic departments needing accessible materials for their students. The service is also used by Disability Services Office (DSO) as requested and as needed for faculty, staff, and UW visitors. This service is primarily available to UW affiliates; however, occasional work is performed for other Washington state higher education institutions on a fee basis.

Service Level Description: 

Immediate (automated) response to email requests. Most materials available for pickup within two (2) business days. Projects that are extremely long (over 200 Braille pages) or containing graphics to be created in tactile format will take longer. Braille translation is performed with automated translation software. No editing of content will be performed by ATC without prior arrangement.

Support Information: 

Contact: Send email to braille@uw.edu regarding questions about Braille production. See http://uw.edu/itconnect/accessibility/atl/braille.html for instructions and online submission form.

Business Hours: Production is performed as needed, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Contact for More Information: 

Email atcenter@uw.edu or call 206-685-4144.

Maintenance
Last Review Date: 
Thu, 2013-06-20
Keywords: 
<p>braille, e-text, scanning, OCR, optical character recognition, disabilities, disability, blind, learning, dyslexia, text, speech, reader</p>
Notes: 
<p>2/17/12:&nbsp; Changed from clients to members in Service Description per Jodi M.</p> <p>6/11/13:&nbsp; Minor editing changes.</p> <p>6/20/13:&nbsp; Additional editing changes.</p>

DO-IT

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Brief Service Description: 
Conducts projects and produces resources promoting the use of accessible technology in teaching, learning, and research.
Service Description: 

The international DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking & Technology) Center offers programs and resources that promote the success of individuals with disabilities in college and careers and the use of IT as an empowering tool. Its rich collection of online resources include those that help:

  • Web developers and online learning designers ensure their content is accessible to the widest audience
  • postsecondary faculty and staff ensure that their courses and services are welcoming and accessible to students with disabilities
  • students with disabilities gain self-advocacy skills and successfully transition from high school to college, from community college to four-year institutions, and from educational settings to employment
Eligibility: 

Resources can be used by the general public, both nationally and internationally. Eligibility for specific program offers is specified on the website.

How to Order: 

Web: http://uw.edu/doit
Email: doit@uw.edu
Phone/TTY: 206-685-DOIT (3648)

Availability: 

Via Web, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Phone: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday

Price: 
The online resources are funded in part by the Technology Recharge Fee and are available at no charge, as are most printed materials.
 
Instruction packages and DVDs are available for a nominal fee. Off-site presentations and training can often be arranged for a fee to cover costs.
Service Level Description: 

Email and phone calls are returned within one (1) business day.

Sales orders are filled within five (5) business days.

Requests for free printed materials are filled within ten (10) business days.

Support Information: 

Web: http://uw.edu/doit
Email: doit@uw.edu
Phone/TTY: 206-685-DOIT (3648)

Contact for More Information: 

Email doit@uw.edu or call 206-685-DOIT (3648).

Maintenance
Last Review Date: 
Wed, 2014-07-09
Keywords: 
<p>disability, accessibility, technology, transition, disabled, assistive technology, adaptive technology, sensory, hearing, blind, low vision, impairment, accessible web</p>