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Faculty/Staff Computing Information

PRISM | D2L | My UW | Intranet (SharePoint Sites)

System Connectivity Status Updates

Monitor the connectivity status of student/employee email, D2L, PRISM, and eApp.

Faculty/Staff Forms

Registration, Advising and Class Forms (Username/Password Required)

UW Colleges PRISM System Access

PRISM authorization form for instructors. Please note that the form needs to be returned to Carla Rabe to complete the authorization process.  The new staff member needs to keep page 4.

Campus Email

Find helpful faculty and staff email information that will help you get started and provide easy and convenient home access.

Office 365 Documentations

Visit Office365 SharePoint site (username/password required) and browse through the document libraries on the left side. They have FAQs and how-to documents on a variety of actions and services in Office 365.

Setting up Outlook Email on Your Phone

D2L Course Management

Desire2Learn (D2L) is the course management system for the UW Colleges. Faculty members may request new course sites using the course request form.

Lynda.Com - Free Online Software Training Services

UWFox students, faculty, and staff can access numerous training materials (documents or videos) that cover topics such as D2L, MS Office, Adobe, photography, video/audio editing and even email marketing and Google Analytics. Visit lynda.com page for more information.

Microsoft Home Use Program (Microsoft HUP)

Through UW Colleges' participation in the Microsoft Home Use Program, eligible employees can purchase the software for $9.95 and use it at home. Download the PDF for more information.

Clientless VPN through a web browser

These instructions will allow you to use a remote access tool (VPN) outside of the UW-Extension and UW-Colleges network to gain access to network drives.

Before leaving the office please make sure to perform the steps in the following KB article to record your network drive information - VPN - Determining Network Drive Paths

Creating a Video Bulletin Board Announcement on Campus TV Monitor

These instructions will allow you to create an image using PowerPoint on your computer. You can then forward the images to the IT Helpdesk.

Survey Tools

Every staff has a survey tool account created in Qualtrics. Qualtrics is a web-based survey service that is available for use by all UW-Colleges and Extension faculty, staff and students. You can use the software to create and share surveys, collect data, and produce reports. Training resources can be found on Qualtrics University. You can also contact Evelyn Li for more information.

UW Colleges Branding & Graphic Standards

Additional Central Information Technology Services - FAQs

UWFox Technology Support 

For questions or additional information regarding email accounts, please pick up a phone to ask for assistance or contact:


UW Colleges IT Helpdesk Support

UW Colleges students and instructors - if you have problems with D2L please visit the UW Colleges Service Desk. You can also call the Service Desk at 1-888-UWEXUWC (1-888-893-9892.)