Resources for information related to disabilities, transition, and education
The international DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking & Technology) Center provides Web-based resources for people searching for information related to disability and education including:
Transition from high school to college
Transition from community college to four-year institutions
Transition from college to employment
Resources for university staff and faculty to improve their effectiveness working with students with disabilities
Resources for students with disabilities to improve self-advocacy and knowledge of college preparation activities
Resources for Web developers/designers to ensure accessibility of online content to widest audience
General public. Most users are external to the UW; however, many resources can be used by the general public seeking information about disabilities, technology, and transition.
Personal, shared (course or departmental), sponsored, and temporary identification required for access to UW online resources
The UW NetID service provides ways for the UW community to create and manage digital identities and the UW. UW NetIDs are used for authentication, accounts, email addresss, and other computing purposes where unique identification is required. There are different types of UW NetIDs to support a diversity of needs, including Personal, Shared, Temporary, and Admin UW NetIDs.
Personal UW NetIDs
A UW NetID (with password) is your personal identification for using UW online resources. With a personal UW NetID, you can access computing services available to you based on your association with the UW (i.e. student, faculty, staff, alumni, retiree, or other affiliate).
Your computing services may include Web interfaces used to:
Access your MyUW page, from which you can check your personal UW informaiton (e.g. grades, class schedules, employee payroll records and benefits)
Turn on UW email accounts with forwarding options, along with other computer services (e.g. lab access, research computing, Web publishing)
Access secure aplications required for university administrative work (e.g. financial, payroll, and student databases)
Give UW alumni access to computing services
Shared UW NetIDs
Shared UW NetIDs provide you with an account for shared access to resources. Shared UW NetIDs enable:
Departmental accounts for departmental email, public Web sites, and role-based accounts
Course accounts for course related email, Web publishing, and Catalyst Tools
Accounts for student clubs and organizations registered through the Student Activities Office
Forwarding accounts for email forwarding
Temporary UW NetIDs
Temporary UW NetIDs allow you to give temporary access to online services that are not personalized, such as access to the UW wireless networks.
Admin UW NetIDs
Admin UW NetIDs provide you an account separate from your personal UW NetID for administering a set of workstations, servers, or a domain An Admin UW NetID is required for some functions, including administration of the central NETID Windows domain service.
Application UW NetIDs
An application UW NetID allows you to give computing applications access to other applications and services.
UW faculty, UW staff, UW students, UW alumni, UW clinicians, UW affiliated organizations, Washington state clinicians, Cascadia Community College, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, UW Visitors
The Administrative Applications group in the UW Information Technology Service Center sets up and maintains customer access to the following Keynes administrative and student systems, and assists customers with questions about their access to:
BGT - Budget Systems
COM - Communications Systems
FIN - Financial Accounting Systems
HEPPS - Payroll Systems
PAS - Purchasing Systems
SDB - Student Database
TIME - Time Application
FAST/Extract - Downloading provides the electronic transfer of Budget Activity Report (BAR) data from the Central Financial Accounting system to a local workstation.
FASTRANS - Direct entry of Financial accounting information into the Financial Accounting System (FAS). Used for uploading to the FAS process of mostly Internal Sales Documents (ISD's), Cost Transfer Invoices (CTI's), Cash Transmittals (CT's), and some Journal Vouchers (JV's). FASTRANS is a Unix-based application that runs on Vitcos.
UW faculty, UW staff, UW students, UW affiliated organizations, UW Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, UW Physicians Network and Neighborhood Clinics
Query service of contact information about faculty, staff, and students; directory assistance information line
UW Information Technology maintains a 'white pages' query service of contact information about faculty, staff, and students. The database includes name, title, email postal address, phone number, and UW NetID. (UW NetID information is visible only to those with a UW NetID.)
UW Information Technology provides directory assistance information line service for the primary telephone number listed for the University of Washington (206-543-2100).
MyUW is the enterprise portal for accessing commonly-used University of Washington resources and services via the Web.
MyUW provides relevant and personalized content for users that supports their goals at the UW based on their relationship to the university.
MyUW is accessible via Web browser. Additionally, a mobile-optimized version of MyUW is available for students and provides them personalized, on-the-go information, relevant to their studies, including course schedules, instructor information, class locations, required texts and more.
Users can also customize the full-site version of the MyUW enterprise portal by including or excluding the content listed, adding their own favorite links in a custom content box on any MyUW page, and using drag and drop to move the content boxes to different locations on the page.
In addition, campus units can develop content for publication on the full-site version of MyUW. See information under "How to Order" about publishing content on MyUW.
MyUW Class is a service found under the Teaching tab in MyUW. This service provides class lists for instructors.
MyUW Calendar is a Web-based calendar program for tracking personal meetings, appointments, and events.
UW campus events can be added to the UW Events Calendar and Departmental Calendars.
Basic network connectivity that offers various options per the customers' requirements. Includes network engineering, network and security operations, and Internet connectivity.
For a description of wireless and cellular network connectivity see Wireless Services.
Basic Networking services include:
Wired connectivity to UW campus, Internet, and various research networks; 10/100/1000 Mbps to the wall port as building wiring permits. Basic rate limited to 2 ports per capita. Total bandwidth available to a building is based on aggregate usage, with a minimum of 1Gbps per building.
Dual router uplinks within the same routing center for router redundancy via Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP).
Best effort Class of Service priority. UW campus backbone networks are upgraded as needed based on aggregate traffic levels.
Static or DHCP address assignments within registered UW IPv4 address space based on demonstrated need.
IPv6 address allocations from registered UW IPv6 address space. Addresses may be assigned statically or via Stateless Autoconfig (SLAAC). Additional IPv6 information.
DNS name reservations.
Domain name registrations under washington.edu and uw.edu.
UW campus-level Intrusion Protection/Prevention/Detection system (IPS & IDS).
Local UW campus addresses (p172 addresses) with Network Address Translation (NAT) service in place for off-campus access.
24x7x365 monitoring of core and edge network equipment ("to the wall port"), including on-call engineering staff for off-hours emergencies.
A redundant router connection via Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP) between UW-IT routing centers, for diversity across the entire campus. Costs vary depending on the connection speed desired, actual type/model of equipment for your location, and the facilities available at the location. See Price section below for rates.
With prior review from UW-IT Network Engineering, UW-IT will route Wake on LAN (WoL) packets across multiple subnets. See Price section below for rates. *** As of April 15, 2013, the service option for WoL is temporarily unavailable. Wake on LAN is expected to be available again in July 2013. We apologize for the inconvenience. ***
Custom engineered solutions
UW faculty, UW staff, UW students; UW students in residence halls; UW researchers; UW clinicians; UW academic units; UW administrative units. Those associated with the following medical groups should email UW Medicine IT Services at firstname.lastname@example.org for service: UW School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, Airlift Northwest, and clinicians.
UW Medicine & clinical departments should email UW Medicine IT Services at email@example.com for service.
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Response time during off-hours may be slower due to decreased off-hours staffing levels.
Basic services included in the Technology Recharge Fee.
For departments covered by the Technology Recharge Fee, there is no per port monthly charge. $137 per port installation charge.
For departments not covered by the Technology Recharge fee, there is a $13.00 per port monthly charge. $137 per port installation charge.
Rates do not include any applicable facilities charges. Customers are responsible for any charges incurred when pulling new wire for ethernet connections. Facilities work will also extend the timeframe for service delivery. Estimates for both the charges and the timeframe will be provided before service orders are placed.
Self-Sustaining rates effective July 1, 2012 for FY2013.
$137 per port installation charge. Rate does not include any applicable facilities charges. Customers are responsible for any charges incurred when pulling new wire for ethernet connections. Facilities work will also extend the timeframe for service delivery. Estimates for both the charges and the timeframe will be provided before service orders are placed.
Managed subnet firewall
$2700.00 Installation and hardware
$48.55 Monthly per firewall
Domain name reservations external to washington.edu
Variable rate based on design
$272.25 Monthly per VPN
VRRP approximate costs are between $2181 (1Gigabit Ethernet) and $11,500 (10 Gigabit Ethernet) for a one-time fee; there is no monthly recurring charge.
Wake on LAN
Labor for setting up this service is billed in half-hour increments of $56.39 per half hour. Most installations do not exceed the first half hour of work. Future change requests from the customer (adding or removing servers or subnets) will be billed at the same rate. Work is performed by UW-IT during regular business hours unless off-hours work has been authorized and scheduled in advance.
Custom engineering consulting available at prevailing hourly rates.
<p>Network Operations works with Customer Services to complete domain registration requests when URL forwarding or masking is requested.</p>
<p>2/16/12: Fixed Get Help link</p>
<p>6/20/12: Updated to FY13 rates</p>
<p>7/25/12: Added information for IPv6</p>
<p>2/11/13: Revised to be Wired Network Services (was UW Network Connectivity). Wi-fi entry also added 2/11/13 to complement the Wired Network Services entry.</p>
<p>4/12/13: WoL temporarily unavailable. Updated eligibility list for Medicine customers.</p>
Accounts on clustered Linux servers with a standard suite of applications
UW Information Technology provides UW faculty, staff, and students access to standard applications and tools to meet various computing needs. Customers can create accounts that give them access to clustered Linux servers that support various functions including:
Linux shell services are available from any Internet connection. Services are set up with a clustered server environment so small system failures will not cause a service outage. System is not designed for quick recovery from a major disaster. Occasional downtime is scheduled for periodic upgrade of servers.
This service is included in the Technology Recharge Fee for faculty and staff and funded by the Student Technology Fee for students.
A basic storage level of 1 GB is provided for faculty, staff, and shared accounts. Students are provided 300 MB of storage.
Additional data storage for faculty and staff and shared accounts is available for a fee. To increase your storage limit, go to the Manage Your NetID Resources page at https://uwnetid.washington.edu/manage/?disk, where you can enter a budget number and set the amount. The rate is $.35 per GB per month.
Linux shell environment services are designed for continuous access with the exception of scheduled down times, hardware failure, and natural disasters. UW Information Technology responds to queries within 2 business days. Support is limited to ensuring centrally installed functions and software are operating. Data storage default for faculty, staff, and shared accounts is 1 GB. Additional space is available; see Price above. Data storage for students is fixed at 300 MB.
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Link to Phase 1 Database Service Descriptions (for historical context only): <a href="https://wiki.cac.washington.edu/display/Svccat/Open+Source+Databases"><u><font color="#0000ff">https://wiki.cac.washington.edu/display/Svccat/Open+Source+Databases</font></u></a></div>
UW Email is an email service that allows electronic messages to be read and sent with a wide variety of email programs, including Outlook, Outlook Express, Thunderbird, Mac Mail, Entourage, and Alpine. Web-based access is supported through Web Alpine.
See Service Level Description for quota information.
UW faculty, UW staff.
How to Order:
Individuals who are eligible for the UW Email service must activate it before use. Activiation is done via a Web browser at the UW NetID Manage pages:
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the exception of irregularly scheduled maintenance.
This service is included in the Technology Recharge Fee.
A basic limit of 5 GB is included for faculty, staff, and 1 GB for shared accounts.
Additional data storage for this service is available for a fee. To increase your storage limit, go to the Manage Your UW NetID Resources page, where you can enter a budget number and set the amount. The rate is $0.76 per GB per month. Billing begins July 1, 2011.
<p>2/25/13: Removed reference to <a href="http://uw.edu/itconnect/email/student_decom.html"><u><font color="#0066cc">ttp://uw.edu/itconnect/email/student_decom.html</font></u></a> because this link has been removed. See RT 1779892 for additional details.</p>
It is possible to send an email message to a large, pre-defined population of the UW community. UW Information Technology offers this service under very specific conditions delineated below.
Messages can be targeted to pre-defined groups or to more specific groups defined by such criteria as organizational code, occupation class code, etc. Pre-defined groups include: students, undergraduate students, graduate students, employees, faculty, staff, or members of the UW community. We can only send mail to those people who have email addresses based on their UW NetID. There are people at the UW who choose to use other mail services, either departmental services or outside services, who will not be reached.
To prevent this service from being overused, all messages to large lists of UW community members must be pre-approved by someone at the Vice President or Vice Provost level.