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UW System Human Resources provides leadership, policy development, guidance and functional expertise to sustain and engage a talented, diverse workforce in one of the nation’s premier higher education systems.

We are a trusted partner that values diversity, promotes equity, nurtures resilience and considers the impact of decisions on our greatest resource: people. We model integrity and high ethical standards as we engage in strategic partnerships that advance the greater mission of the University of Wisconsin System.

We hope you find the information on this website helpful. 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. Social Security and Medicare Taxes for 2021

    The Social Security wage base will rise to $142,800 in 2021 from $137,700 in 2020. This means that the first $142,800 of an employee's taxable wages are subject to Social Security taxes. An emplo... [Read more >>]

  1. University Insurance Association (UIA) Life Insurance Annual Premium Deduction

    The University Insurance Association (UIA) Life Insurance annual premium of $24.00 will be deducted from October monthly earnings, paid October 30, 2020. Participation in the UIA Life Insurance plan ... [Read more >>]

  1. Annual Benefits Enrollment: September 28 - October 23, 2020

    The Annual Benefits Enrollment (ABE) period, September 28 - October 23, is the annual opportunity for eligible employees to enroll in or make changes to most benefits unless an employee has a qualifyi... [Read more >>]

  1. Which Health Insurance Plan is Right for You?

    During the Annual Benefits Enrollment (ABE) period (September 28 - October 23, 2020), you will have an opportunity to select your health insurance plan for coverage effective January 1, 2021. It is im... [Read more >>]