Technical Support

Geography Labs and Offices

For workstation problems in Geography offices, seminar room (409), and computer labs (401, 415), please send the following information to

  • Workstation name (see the label on the front or right side of the PC)
  • If the user is receiving an error message, include the exact error message received and what specifically the user was trying to do when the error occurred.
  • If the PC is experiencing a hardware issue, please describe the exact behavior or problem.
  • All computer labs in Geography are accessed using your UW NetID. If you’ve forgotten your password, please contact UW-IT for assistance. All other issues should be addressed to

General Assignment Classrooms

Contact the Academic Technologies Helpdesk for questions or support with equipment in non-Geography classrooms.

Help with Personally-Owned Computers

Department support is not available for non-UW owned hardware. Students may get help with basic technical questions at the Computer Vet located on the second floor of Odegaard Undergraduate Library.

Students may also check out computers and other technology from the Student Technology Loan Program.

Other UW Resources