Wisconsin Federation - Getting help logging in

Before You Begin

IMPORTANT: If you cannot log into any local campus applications (e.g. campus email) with your username and password, you may be using the wrong username, or your password may need to be reset. In this case, you will need to contact your campus help desk for assistance.

Please see UW System - IT Help Desks Contact Information for a listing of campus help desk contact information and hours.

This document provides some suggestions for users having trouble logging into an application via Wisconsin Federation.

Overview of the Wisconsin Federation login page

Wisconsin Federation is a service that allows some UW System applications to be accessed by users from various UW System schools using their local campus username and password. This service is currently used by My UW System Portal and the Interactive Reporting Tool. More information about this service can be found in Wisconsin Federation - Service Description.

Getting help with the Wisconsin Federation login page

Directions for logging in via Wisconsin Federation are available at Wisconsin Federation - Logging into an application. If you are having trouble logging in, check the DoIT Outages Page and the UW-Madison DoIT Help Desk website for possible known problems. If there are no known issues, try the following suggestions. If you are still unable to log in, please contact your campus help desk.

Errors and things to try

First verify that you are using the correct login credentials for your campus. See UW System - Login credentials for each campus for more information about the credentials for each campus.

Errors when attempting to select your campus

You are able to select your campus and access your local campus login page but encounter errors when attempting to log in

Campus-specific considerations regarding credentials


Non-Madison Campuses

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