The UW Service Center provides payroll and benefits support to 13 four-year universities, 13 freshman-sophomore UW Colleges campuses, and statewide UW-Extension that make up the UW System.

Upcoming Pay Dates

  • Biweekly: Thursday, December 21
  • Monthly: Tuesday, January 2
  • Student Hourly: Thursday, December 21
2017 UW Employee Payroll Calendar
2018 UW Employee Payroll Calendar

Next Legal Holiday

  • Christmas Eve
    Sunday, December 24
Complete Legal Holidays Schedule

For Employees and Managers

Log into My UW to view your earnings statements, tax statements and more. The links below offer help with the work-related modules available in My UW, along with additional helpful resources.

For HRS Administrators

Visit HRS Administration for tools and documentation developed specifically for HR, payroll and benefit coordinators.

HR, Payroll and Benefit News

  1. Changes to Disability Benefit Plans Effective January 1, 2018

    UW Service Center

    The Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) is making changes to the disability benefit plans of...

  2. Social Security and Medicare Taxes for 2018

    UW Service Center

    The Social Security wage base has risen to $128,400 in 2018 from $127,200 in 2017. This means tha...

  3. Monthly Pay Date for December Earnings is January 2, 2018

    UW Service Center

    For UW employees who are paid on the 1st of each month, the monthly pay date for December 2017 ea...

  4. Update Your Address by January 5, 2018 for W-2 Tax Form Distribution

    UW Service Center

    As the end of 2017 approaches, make sure your current address is up-to-date for W-2 Tax Form dist...

  5. Reminder: Use or Lose December 2017 Floating Legal Holidays

    UW Service Center

    In December 2017 there are two floating holidays: Christmas Eve (Sunday, December 24) and New Yea...

  6. Absence Cancellation and Improved Efficiency Now Available in Self Service

    UW Service Center

    On November 6, improved service and efficiencies were implemented in Self Service.

  7. What You Need to Know About Your 2018 Insurance Benefits

    UW System Human Resources

    Review your 2018 Benefit Enrollments

    As 2017 draws to a close, now ...

  8. 2018 Tax-Sheltered Annuity and Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Limits

    UW System Human Resources

    The IRS recently announced the 2018 contribution limits. These contribution limits apply to the <...

  9. WRS News Online, November 2017

    WI Dept of Employee Trust Funds


  10. Control Your Financial Future with the ETF Financial Fitness Program

    UW System Human Resources

    The Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) is offering a

    ALEX: Your Personalized Benefits Counselor

    UW System Human Resources

    The UW System introduced a new interactive benefits decision tool, called

    Health Plan Changes for 2018

    UW System Human Resources

    The following health plan changes to the 2018 State Group Health Insurance program were approved ...

  11. Domestic Partnership Impacts - 2017-19 State Budget Bill Signed

    UW System Human Resources

    On September 21, 2017, Governor Walker signed the 2017-2019 State Budget Bill (News home | News archive