Some applications allow users from various UW System campuses to login using their campus login credentials via Wisconsin Federation. This document outlines the campus credentials used by Wisconsin Federation, with links provided to the campus website describing the ID (where available). If you are having any problems logging in, you should contact your campus' local help desk first: see UW System - IT Help Desks Contact Information.
This document is intended for UW System users. Users experiencing issues with UW-Madison NetID login should see NetID - Login Problems or
My UW-Madison - Login Error Messages and Troubleshooting.
This document is intended for UW System users. Users experiencing issues with UW-Madison NetID login should see NetID - Login Problems or My UW-Madison - Login Error Messages and Troubleshooting.
UW-Colleges users authenticate using a Prism ID. This should be the same as your campus network ID and password.
Certain UW Colleges are implementing local Multi Factor Authetication (MFA). Instead of prompting for MFA using UW Digital ID, they will be prompted for their own local campus MFA. As of 7/20/18, the following colleges have implemented local MFA:
UW-Eau Claire users authenticate using their campus network username.
Your username is the same as the first part of your email address. Typically, it is the first six letters of your last name followed by your first and middle initials. For example, if your name is Jane M. Doe, your username would be doejm and your email address would be email@example.com.
UW-Extension users authenticate using their UW-Extension ID and email password.
The username is the same as the beginning of the corresponding uwex.edu email address. If your email address is firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, your username would be jane.doe or doeja012345 respectively.
UW-Green Bay users authenticate using their campus username.
Faculty and staff account usernames consist of the first seven characters of their last name and their first initial. (There are occasional exceptions to this syntax.)
Student account usernames consist of the first four characters of their last name, their first and middle name initials, and the two-digit day of the month that they were born.
When you register for an Independent Learning Canvas course, your username is sent via e-mail within a business day. A temporary password is also sent, but you are required to change it upon your first log-in.
UW-Milwaukee users authenticate using their ePantherID.
The ePantherID is assigned upon account activation
UW-Madison users authenticate using their NetID.
A NetID is your username which allows access to University services, such as email, MyUW, calendaring, student records, payroll information, etc. Your NetID is randomly generated from University records and typically includes some combination of your first, middle, and last name.
Depending on which application they are attempting to use, UW-Oshkosh users may authenticate using one of three credentials:
Students who have forgotten or misplaced their Student ID must contact the UW-Oshkosh Help Desk.
UW-Parkside users authenticate using their email user ID.
UW-Platteville users authenticate using their NetID.
UW-River Falls users authenticate using their Falcon Account.
Your Falcon Account gives you access to many important University computer resources. Whether you are an employee or student, these computer resources are essential to your University experience.
UW System Administration users authenticate by using their Email ID (the part of their email address before the '@' symbol), and their password.
UW-Stout users authenticate using their Email Username.
Your default email username is usually your last name followed by the first initial of your first name (i.e. John Smith's username would be smithj).
UW-Stevens Point users authenticate using their UWSP Logon ID.
Faculty/Staff email and network accounts are created automatically when a department adds a new employee to their department listing in the Campus Information Maintenance System. Your logon ID is generally the first letter of your first name and the first seven letters of your last name.
Students must activate their accounts before they can begin accessing UWSP resources.
UW-Superior users authenticate using their campus User ID (E-Hive User ID).
UW-Whitewater users authenticate using their Net-ID.