DoIT Shared Tools - GitLab - Service Overview

A shared instance of GitLab ( is provided to UW-Madison under a GitLab for Campuses license.

GitLab is a collaboration tool that helps users:

  • Maintain source/version control
  • Improve visibility of projects
  • Store packages and containers
  • Plan work and manage portfolios and projects
  • Ensure compliance
  • Maintain security

GitLab supports a wide variety of clients, provides maximum flexibility in configuration, and offers many features. The ultimate tier features are included in the license. Some features may not be enabled yet.

Campus License

We have a GitLab for Campuses license that includes the ultimate tier features. The license is centrally funded and a stable Campus resource. We have many opportunities to continue to grow this service. We recommend this resources to all those eligible at UW-Madison. Let us know if you want to meet, discuss your future needs, and ensure your group is set up for success with GitLab.

Can You Use GitLab?

See also DoIT Shared Tools - GitLab - Service Eligibility and DoIT Shared Tools - GitLab - How-to Login.

By default all users receive 4 personal projects. If you are performing work as a service or project team, you should request a GitLab group

Need a GitLab Group or Have Questions?

If you need a GitLab group or want to know more about the current service offering(s), please contact the Shared Tools team to schedule a needs analysis.

Service Window

GitLab maintenance is performed on Tuesday nights from 10 pm to 11:59 pm. During this time, the service may be unavailable. All outages are listed on

Keywordsgitlab service artifact registry repository git ci version control project managment   Doc ID132910
OwnerBenjamin S.GroupShared Tools
Created2023-11-20 10:28 CSTUpdated2023-11-20 21:04 CST
SitesDoIT Help Desk, Shared Tools
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