Welcome to UW System Human Resources!

UW System Human Resources (UWSHR) works collaboratively to support the broader academic, research and service mission of the University of Wisconsin System. Our division provides a broad array of services through a shared-services model, including system-wide payroll services, HRS talent management and a mix of health and welfare programs.  UWSHR also assists institutions in their efforts to attract, reward and retain faculty, staff and academic leaders in one of the nation’s premier systems in the nation.

We value diverse viewpoints and recognize that people are our greatest strength. We hope you will find the information on this site helpful and thank you for choosing the University of Wisconsin System!

Shenita Brokenburr, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Vice President & Chief Human Resource Officer
University of Wisconsin System Human Resources

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

    The Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) is making changes to the disability benefit plans offered, Long-Term Disability Insurance (LTDI) and Disability Retirement. Both plans provide income if... [Read more >>]

  1. Social Security and Medicare Taxes for 2018

    The Social Security wage base has risen to $128,400 in 2018 from $127,200 in 2017. This means that the first $128,400 of an employee's taxable wages are subject to Social Security taxes. You a... [Read more >>]

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

    For UW employees who are paid on the 1st of each month, the monthly pay date for December 2017 earnings is Tuesday, January 2, 2018. January 2 is the pay date because January 1 (New Year's Day... [Read more >>]