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Computers and Printing - Access for Current UW Students, Faculty, and Staff



Student Computers

Workstations require log-in with UW NetID.

Locations: All Libraries branches.

Provide access to:

    • Email & Internet
    • Virtually all databases and online resources licensed by University Libraries
    • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
    • Additional software and hardware

    Technology Spaces

    Odegaard Learning Commons
    Provides access to powerful computer workstations, useful software packages, innovative technology studios, help desk services, and more.

    Other Campus Resources

    UW Student Technology Loan Program (UW STLP)
    UW students can make an online reservation to borrow a laptop or tablet computer.

    Software for the UW (UWare)
    UW users can download popular software at reduced or no cost

    Library Workstations

    Workstations with only access to Libraries resources, no log-in required; see details on Guest Research Stations. Generally provided for use by visitors or for quick access to Libraries resources.

    Wireless Access

    Wireless Internet access is available on all three UW campuses and in all the libraries. Log-in with UW NetID or Eduroam participation is required.

    Printing & Scanning

    Provided by Creative Communications

    Locations: printers| scanners

    Payment for Printing:

    Scanning options:

      • To a USB (flash drive - cannot be Mac-formatted drive)
      • To a print station
      • To email (non-UW users should ask staff for a Temporary NetID)
      • To mobile device
      • To Google Drive
      • Accessibility
        • Adjustable height tables
        • Option to scan as searchable PDF file (OCR)
        • Option to scan text to mp3 audio file
        • Optional foot pedal to activate scanner

    Mobile/Wireless printing: To print from a mobile device, you must have a UW NetID.

    1. Login to print.uw.edu
    2. Upload your document(s)
    3. Print jobs can then be retrieved at any Dawg Prints location

    Mobile Print FAQ