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Student Center - Updating Your Contact Information

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An overview and step-by-step guide to updating your contact information: email addresses, phone numbers and addresses.


Overview:


Add/Edit Email Addresses: Step-by-Step

  1. Login to MyUW.
  2. Click on the Student Center tile, then the Profile tile.

    Student Center tile   Profile tile

  3. From the menu on the left, select Contact Details.

    Contact Details menu

  4. To add an email address, click on the + sign under Email.
    To edit an email address, click on the > sign.

    Add or edit email address

  5. Select an address type, enter the email address and click Save.

    Save email address

Email address types:

  • Campus: All official university communications will be sent to this email address. It will always be set as the preferred email , and it cannot be changed or deleted.
    This will be the only address that shows up in the campus directory.
  • Home: You can set the Home email address to anything you would like.
    It can be set as preferred if you do not have a wisc.edu address (e.g. an applicant). If you acquire a wisc.edu account, that address will automatically be set to preferred.
  • Other: Intended for use by applicants only. You can set the Other email address to anything you would like.
    It can be set as preferred if you do not have a wisc.edu address (e.g. an applicant). If you acquire a wisc.edu account, that address will automatically be set to preferred.

Add/Edit Phone Numbers: Step-by-Step

  1. Login to MyUW.
  2. Click on the Student Center tile, then the Profile tile.

    Student Center tile   Profile tile

  3. From the menu on the left, select Contact Details.

    Contact Details menu

  4. To add phone number address, click on the + sign under Phone.
    To edit a phone number, click on the > sign.

    Add or edit phone number

  5. Select a phone type, enter information in all relevant boxes and click Save.

    Save phone number


Add/Edit Addresses: Step-by-Step

  1. Login to MyUW.
  2. Click on the Student Center tile, then the Profile tile.

    Student Center tile   Profile tile

  3. From the menu on the left, select Addresses.

    Addresses menu

  4. To add an address, select an address type and click on the + sign under the relevant type.
    To edit an address, click on the > sign under the relevant type.
    If this type of address has never been added, click the Add Mail Address button under the relevant type.

    Add or edit an address

  5. Enter information in all relevant boxes and click Save.

    Save address
Note: diplomas will be mailed to your Home address unless a diploma address has been added.
International students are required to add a Diploma address for diploma mailing.




Keywords:myuw student center profile email address preferred home campus other phone cell diploma mail   Doc ID:4126
Owner:Dana S.Group:Office of the Registrar
Created:2005-11-06 19:00 CDTUpdated:2020-02-28 16:27 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Tech Store, My UW-Madison Portal, Office of the Registrar
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