Verify the time on the computer with National Institute Standards and Technology

Last Published: April 25, 2020


Instructions provided are steps to verify Internet Time Services (ITS) using National Institute Standards and Technology WWV broadcast.


  1. Double-click on the time shown in the bottom right corner of the computer screen to open the Date/Time Control Panel.
  2. Using a land line telephone, call 303-499-7111 to hear the time broadcast by the National Institute Standards and Technology. More information is available through the link in Related Information, below.

    Using a digital cordless or cellular telephone can introduce slight time delays.

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