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Secure Box - Uploading SSN Card


This page provides instructions for adding or updating your Social Security Number (SSN) or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) by using the UW Secure Box folder.


To provide an SSN or ITIN, please submit a scan or photo of your Social Security card to the following UW Secure Box folder.

Secure Box is a secure storage solution the Office of the Registrar, in collaboration with the Office of Cybersecurity, uses to safely store and access files. Your submission will only be viewed internally by Office of the Registrar staff and will be deleted upon completion of the request.

If you have any questions, please reach out to the Office of the Registrar by phone at (608) 262-3811 or by email at

Step 1

Open the Secure Box Link. A new tab will open the page pictured below.

Submit Files form with a open area to upload files by selecting or drag-and-drop and an Email Address open text field

Step 2

Press "Select Files."

screenshot of file submission area with cursor over Select Files button

Step 3

Find and attach your scanned/photographed copy of your Social Security card. Once attached, your document will appear in the "Upload Files" space.

screenshot of file upload field with folder popup on top and cursor over Open button

Step 4

Enter your email address and press submit. Current students, please use your email address.

Submit Files form with a open area to upload files by selecting or drag-and-drop with a file in the area and an Email Address open text field

Step 5

You will be redirected to a new page that confirms your submission.

screenshot of Success page

Step 6

You will receive an email from the Office of the Registrar when your SSN is successfully updated in your University Student Records.

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OwnerDanielle C.GroupOffice of the Registrar
Created2023-01-09 15:31:43Updated2024-05-30 14:30:35
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