UW-Madison Profile Frequently Asked Questions

UW-Madison Profile FAQ

How do I change my Primary/Legal Name?

How do I update/change my Name in Use (Preferred Name)?

How do I update my Birthdate as displayed in my UW-Madison Profile?

How do I set my pronouns (for example she/her) within Canvas, Handshake, MyUHS, or Zoom?

Setting your pronouns in various sources.
Source How to change
Canvas How to edit in Canvas
Handshake Edit in Handshake
MyUHS Edit in MyUHS
Zoom Edit in Zoom

*If you manage or are building an application and have questions about pronouns or other person data, please contact IAM for assistance.

How do I update my phone number?

How do I update my official UW-Madison email address?

How do I update my Mailing Addresses?

How do I update my Emergency Contacts?

How do I change my NetID password?

This document provides a step-by-step walk-through of changing your NetID password. If you do not know your current NetID password and need to recover it please see: NetID Account Recovery (Password Reset)

How can I find more information about Duo Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)?

Some common knowledge base articles for the UW-Madison community include: