Category Archives: tech tips

T3: Back to School Tech Tips

Welcome to a new school year and new set of Thursday Tech Tips! Watch this space on Thursdays for helpful tricks and tips for using technology to enhance your life. A few things have changed over the summer so make sure … Continue reading

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T3: Windows10 Logout

Welcome to a new school year! We have many new computers in our spaces this year and updated operating systems on the PCs and Macs. Public PCs on campus have been updated to a new version of Windows10 and the … Continue reading

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T3: Printing Unofficial Transcripts

Starting this week, the way you view and print unofficial transcripts through WINS changed slightly: 1. Log into WINS 2. Select Self-Service 3. Select ‘Transcript: View Unofficial”  from the menu 4. The button which generates the UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT will now … Continue reading

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T3: Wireless Printing

There are two ways to print from your laptop computers and personal devices to any General Access lab printer on campus. Email the file as an attachment to print@uww.edu Use your uww.edu email address! Total attachment file size should be … Continue reading

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T3: Guest Wireless Access

Welcome to the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater! Did you bring your cellphone, personal laptop, or other wifi-enabled device to campus? You can connect to the campus wireless network by following these instructions: Connect your device to the “UWWGuestAndSetup” Wi-Fi network. Open a … Continue reading

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T3: Apps for Car Trips

It’s almost Memorial Day weekend and the beginning of summer road trip season. Since navigation apps are built into mobile devices, I’ve suggested a few things that you may not already have on your devices. Here are apps that will … Continue reading

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T3: Print What You Need to Vote

If you are voting in today’s election, you will need to bring these things with you. If you are planning on using a UW-Whitewater Voter ID Card, you must also present a UW-W Voter Enrollment Verification form to show proof … Continue reading

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T3: Printing in WINS

Printing items from WINS is tricky. The Registrar’s Office has put together instructions on their website and provided tutorials on YouTube that demonstrate how to print different documents from WINS. Academic Advising Report (AAR): Click on Self Service Click on … Continue reading

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T3: Browser Extension and App to Stop Fake News

Fake news stories are gaining prominence on the open web and in social media. The information literacy and critical thinking skills you are learning in your classes will help you spot fake news and disregard it, but everyone can use … Continue reading

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T3: Finding Images Online

Looking for images? Make sure you don’t violate copyright! Free Photos Bank: This site has a nice collection of free photos available for download without login. They’re extensively categorized with a few different ways to search, too. IM Free: Unlike most free … Continue reading

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