UW-Madison Profile - Release Notes

UW-Madison Profile - Release Notes

Product Release: April 4, 2023

Data included in April 4, 2023 release:

Editable Name in Use:

The Name in Use field, found within the Personal Information section of Profile, can now be edited directly in the application.

  • Individuals can change their first, middle, and last name (with restrictions).
  • These changes will also display in some UW accounts including Zoom, Microsoft Office, and Canvas.
  • The ability to edit your name in use is also still available in MyUW at this time. 

Product Release: Nov. 22, 2022

Data included in Nov. 22, 2022 release:

Contact Information:

Emergency Contacts (for students) are populated with data that is set and present in Student Center. Specifically, a student will see:

  • The name, relationship, and associated phone number(s) to their primary (tagged as Primary) and subsequent emergency contacts. 

*All edit functionality for student emergency contact data lives within Student Center. The UW-Madison Profile experience is providing a view only of this data. 

Application Enhancement:

  • Student Information System (SIS) references have been removed in favor of referencing Student Center.
  • The University of Wisconsin - Madison favicon is now displayed in the browser bar for the UW-Madison Profile experience. Please see the below image to compare before and after. 
Favicon screenshots
Before: Displayed the Salesforce favicon. After: Displays the UW-Madison favicon.
Salesforce Favicon UW-Madison Favicon

UW-Madison Profile Application: Product Release - June 10, 2022

Profile is a new app that will help you manage, view, and get support around your personal data at UW-Madison.

Data included in Product Release:

Personal Information:

  • Primary/Legal Name*
  • Name in Use (Preferred Name)*
  • Birthdate*
  • Pronouns (learn how to set your pronouns in various university applications)

Contact Information:

  • Phone Numbers*
  • Emails*
  • Mailing Addresses*
  • Emergency Contacts (coming soon!)


  • NetID*
  • Duo Multi-Factor Authentication resources
*Denotes dynamic data sourced in real-time.

Keywords:ciam profile changes, release changes, release notes, name in use, preferred name   Doc ID:116297
Owner:System U.Group:UW-Madison Profile
Created:2022-01-26 11:13 CDTUpdated:2023-05-30 07:11 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, UW-Madison Profile
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