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My UW-Madison - Service Description

This document gives an overview of My UW-Madison.


My UW-Madison provides students, faculty and staff with an easy-to-use, secure gateway to online information. More than just another Web site, My UW-Madison offers an impressive 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. If you do not have a NetID, please see our document:
NetID Activating Account.

Note: Applicants can also access a limited view of the portal in order to access the Student Center.

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 Center allows students to enroll in classes, monitor the status of their financial aid application, review their course grid, and check on fines or holds.
  • Faculty and staff can use Web-based applications to do their instructional and administrative work.
  • Ability to "customize" the page (drag and drop widgets, add favorite widgets, etc...)
  • Research tab with research-oriented modules.

For a complete list of features and options within My UW, see DoIT's My UW-Madison Page.

Support Conditions

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


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

Keywords:my uw madison myuw uw-madison general information product overview applicant application apply handling Service Description   Doc ID:3078
Owner:Dana G.Group:DoIT Help Desk
Created:2004-07-27 19:00 CDTUpdated:2020-06-18 13:20 CDT
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, DoIT Tech Store, My UW-Madison Portal
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