Our future is shaped by our past: Recognizing years of service 

Several employees marked anniversaries this month. Whether celebrating 1 year or 25, WashU IT employees are devoted to the success of the institution and their colleagues, and delivering a superior customer experience.  Congratulations to those celebrating milestone work anniversaries, and thank you for all you do to support ImpacT, our IT Strategic Plan, each other, […]

Complete Harassment Prevention Training in Workday by April 12th 

All WashU employees have been assigned annual harassment prevention training in Workday, which must be completed by April 12. The course was developed by Skillsoft, a leading expert in compliance training. Contingent employees are not required to complete the training.       Warning: some employees might find the simulated photos or exercises to be distressing. The subject […]

Pause to technology purchases and projects involving student data

As we approach the start of the complicated go-live year for  Workday Student, we are asking that schools and units pause the purchase of new technologies or the start of new technical projects that involve student data. This pause is temporary but necessary to ensure no negative impacts to our transition to Workday Student. Further, we […]

At-a-Glance Team Documents 2023 Updates

Newly updated team-focused IT at-a-glance documents are here, offering an introduction for new and existing IT staff who want to learn about WashU IT. These materials are quick references about services each team provides, offer background about how to request work, as well as information about team leadership, and how to view active work different teams have […]

ImpacT in-person event draws nearly 300 to Holmes Lounge

Nearly 300 people attended a recently held in-person awareness event in Holmes Lounge on the Danforth campus highlighting ImpacT projects and programs. A photo gallery showcasing the excitement is available for viewing below. The event was a vibrant manifestation of our commitment to placing our faculty, staff, and students at the forefront of all our […]

Join WashU IT on LinkedIn

We’re thrilled to share some exciting news with the WashU community; we have officially launched our presence on LinkedIn! This initiative marks an exciting leap toward achieving several strategic objectives. It is not just about creating an online presence; it’s about fostering meaningful connections, facilitating knowledge-sharing, and expanding our horizons in the world of information […]

Message from CIO Jessie Minton: Join Us Wednesday for the Unveiling of ImpacT

At 10:00 a.m. tomorrow we will launch our highly anticipated new IT Strategic Plan, ImpacT, during our monthly IT All Hands meeting. I hope you will join us for this historic occasion. Before that meeting, I invite you to explore our new webpages showcasing this plan and what it means to each one of you. […]

Workday Orientation Training for New Hires

Submitted by Brian Schuler There is a lot that goes into starting a new job at Washington University. From setting up a WUSTL key, finishing onboarding, to getting your badge and all your access to multitude of Box and network folders. For some of us, there is this system called Workday, which seems new to […]

Enterprise Applications (EA) and WorkDay collaborate on “Thinksgiving”.

On Thursday, November 3rd, WashU IT had two cross-functional teams from Enterprise Applications (EA) & the Workday Support Team participate in a one-day collaboration event called “Thinksgiving”. Thinksgiving connects St. Louis nonprofits with innovative teams from smart companies for a day of creative problem-solving focused on the future. It was developed by Filament, a local company that […]