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MyUW Madison - Service Description

This document gives an overview of My UW-Madison.


MyUW Madison provides students, faculty and staff at UW-Madison with an easy-to-use, secure gateway to online information. MyUW Madison offers an array of personalized services that can enhance instruction for students and faculty and boost productivity for staff.

Anyone with a valid NetID and password can access My UW-Madison from any computer, whether on-campus or off-campus, at
For help logging into MyUW, please see MyUW Madison - Login, Access, and Troubleshooting.

Notable features of My UW-Madison include:

  • Links to email and calendar, allowing users to communicate and schedule via their web browser.
  • Access to news, campus events, weather, and campus links.
  • Student access to Student Center, Canvas, and MyUW Madison Academic Applications (including Academic Navigator and Course Schedule).
  • Employee access to HRS tools (including Time and Absence and Tax, Leave, Benefits, and Earnings statements).
  • Ability to "customize" the page (drag and drop widgets, add favorite widgets, etc...)

To explore more MyUW features, see MyUW Madison - Default Widgets on Homepage  or MyUW - Navigating and Searching in MyUW.

Support Conditions

The DoIT Help Desk provides support for My UW-Madison users who meet the following conditions:


MyUW Madison is available to all UW-Madison students, faculty, and staff with a valid NetID. It can be accessed at

Keywords:my uw madison myuw uw-madison general information product overview application apply handling Service Description   Doc ID:3078
Owner:Dana G.Group:DoIT Help Desk
Created:2004-07-27 19:00 CDTUpdated:2021-07-08 18:24 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Tech Store, My UW-Madison Portal
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