UWSC Support - FAQ - Self Service
Who has access to Self Service?
All UW employees, full and part time, will have access to Self Service. This includes all University Staff (classified), unclassified, student hourly, and graduate student employees.
What if I don’t have access to a computer at work?
While many UW employees have direct access to a computer at work, some do not because their work duties do not require the use of a computer. If you do not have a computer at your desk or in your office, you can still access Self Service from computer kiosks located at your UW institution. By contacting your local Office of Human Resources, you should be able to find information regarding the locations of computer kiosks where you can login to Self Service. If the kiosks are not easily accessible, you can use your home computer or public library computers. If you are unable to use a computer, paper documents and forms for all human resource, payroll, and benefits functions will still be available.
How do I access my human resource, payroll, and benefit information?
You currently have access to some human resource, payroll, and benefit information through My UW System Portal (https://my.wisconsin.edu. As of today, UW employees can login to find copies of earnings statements, W2s, and Annual Staff Benefits Statement. Once Self Service begins rolling out in Spring 2011, you can go to My UW System portal to access more Self Service features.
How do I login?
Once it is live, you will access Self Service on the My UW System portal. You will need to login using your secure campus credentials (https://helpdesk.wisc.edu/myuwsystem/page.php?id=5500). If you are having any problems logging in, you should contact your institutions’ local help desk. Click here (https://helpdesk.wisc.edu/helpdesk/page.php?id=5427) for more information.
When will I begin using Self Service?
Self Service functionality will roll out in a staggered process to help employees ease into the new system. Self Service is a large endeavor and the University of Wisconsin wants to ensure each part of it meets the unique needs of the employees and the university. The rollout will begin sometime between April and June 2011, and will continue through the fall. To see a timeline of the phased rollout, click here. Information and updates about Self Service will continue to be posted in the My UW Portal and on the UW Service Center website, so please check them often.
Where can I find help guides and information about how to update my information?
Once all the online tutorials and help guides are created, they will be accessible through links on the My UW Portal and through the University of Wisconsin Knowledge Base (http://kb.wisc.edu/hrs). They will be completed before Self Service goes live.
What will I be able to do in Self Service?
Although all Self Service functionality will not be available at the initial go live, by the time roll out is completed it will include the following functions :
You currently have access to some human resource, payroll, and benefit information through My UW System Portal. As of today, UW employees can login to find copies of earnings statements, W2s, and Annual Staff Benefits Statement. After the completion of the Self Service rollout, the My UW System portal will be the one stop shop for all human resource, payroll, and benefits information!
- View and print earnings statements, year-end tax documents (W2s, etc), and benefits summary
- View dependent information
- Update personal information
- Report time and absences
- Manager approval of time and absences
- Update Tax Sheltered Annuity (TSA) deductions
- Online Benefits Enrollment for new hires and 2011 fall annual enrollment period