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The official news feed of UW-Platteville's Information Technology Services will keep you informed of campus IT projects and provide other useful information regarding campus technologies. Feedback is appreciated! Send comments to meyerdeb@uwplatt.edu.


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Happy trails, ITS student employees!

Information Technology Services wishes to acknowledge its student employees who will be graduating. Read more...

Innovations in Teaching with Technology Award

Information Technology Services (ITS) and the Teaching and Technology Center (TTC) are pleased to announce the recipient of the first Innovations in Teaching with Technology Award. Lynnette Dornak’s (Assistant Professor, Geography), project entitled Augmented Reality (AR) Sandbox for 3D conceptualization of geographic concepts, had not only a high level of innovation, but also the greatest potential to affect student learning. Read more...

University Police: Campus phone moves may affect 911 services

In an email on May 1, University Police alerted faculty and staff to an issue potentially affecting 9-1-1 services on campus: the physical movement of office telephones. This issue is directly related to the changing location of the phones themselves versus the actual telephone connections to our local community dispatch centers. Read more...

Cover Your Assets: Tech Tips for Your Travels

Whether you are traveling for work or pleasure, the following safety tips will set the foundation for an enjoyable and problem-free experience. Read more...

Five facts UW-Platteville grads should know about their accounts

One of the most popular questions we get from future graduates at the ITS Help Desk is, “Will I have access to my account after I graduate?” Get the answer here. Read more...

PASS upgrade project officially underway

The Pioneer Administrative Software System, a.k.a PASS, will be upgraded to the new version, Campus Solutions 9.2 by Fall 2017. The project, which officially kicked off in April after nearly a year of preliminary planning, collaboration, and upgrade work, will result in additional functionality and increased security for UW-Platteville students, faculty, and staff. Read more...

Suggestions requested: Technology on campus

The Student Technology Advisory Committee (STAC) is charged with prioritizing and recommending projects utilizing the Student Technology Fee. How would YOU like to see student tech funds used on campus? Read more...

ITS hiring students for Fall 2017

ITS is hiring for numerous student positions for Fall 2017 with an option for summer employment as well. Interest in technology is a plus; on-the-job training is provided. Possibilities exist for advancement! Read more...

ITS Computer Buy Spring 2017

The Spring 2017 computer buy for departments will be open until Friday, Apr. 7. The buy covers PC and Mac devices and follows new authorization process established in Fall 2016. Read more...

Securing Our Information: Testing, training, and 12-character passwords

As announced in February’s issue of Discover IT, an increased focus on information security and changes in UW System policies have led to several UW-Platteville initiatives meant to protect University data as well as our own. Following is an update on those initiatives. Read more...

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