Welcome to the SFS Operations Website!

ShaFinancial Administrationred Financial System, or SFS, is the financial database for the University of Wisconsin System and is on PeopleSoft version 9.1. The goal of SFS, and of the people who support it, is to provide a single integrated financial system that enables each institution to execute their core business processes in a streamlined and flexible environment that meets users’ needs.

Calling all WISDM users!!

We need your feedback...

suggestions comments wisdm wiser

We are currently working on a redesign of WISDM, called WISER. WISER has a sleek, modern interface and new, improved functionality. But we need your input to make it even better. To provide feedback for what you’d like to see changed or suggestions for new items, simply click the “Comment” button at the top of the page in which you have a suggestion and send us your feedback on the form provided. Please include “WISER” in the subject line and provide as much detail as you can, to help us. We appreciate it!!

AP/PO, Payroll and Project Pages Feedback

We are currently soliciting user feedback for the pages under the AP/PO, Project and Payroll menu headings. Please use the WISDM comments tab to send us your ideas for improvements. Thanks!

Activity Feed

We would also like to know what information you would like to see on an Activity Feed at the bottom of each page in WISDM. The activity feed would give you notifications of certain actions that occur on items you are interested in. Please let us know what sort of things you’d like to see here. To let us know, simply use the comment function in WISDM and add “Activity Feed” as your subject.

Activity Feed for WISER

Tips and Tricks

  • nVision Client Help

    By svanwormer on January 12, 2015

    For those who use the nVision client, here are a few helpful facts: Remote app: The nVision client is accessed using the “Remote App”. Essentially, this is a portal into another computer that houses the installed client. The remote app is an application specific version of the remote desktop. It will only open an application […]

  • Navigation in 9.1

    By svanwormer on January 12, 2015

    One of the most visible changes in PeopleSoft 9.1 was the navigation. The left-hand navigation bar has been replaced with a floating drop-down navigation and breadcrumbs at the top of each page. This new navigation may take some getting used to, but overall it performs faster and is a more intuitive way of navigating. If […]

Known Issues

  • General Ledger Edit Error

    January 12, 2015

    If you receive an error doing online journal edits, please try running the edits in batch. Running in batch will help identify which line or lines have the error. For more information and instructions on how to proceed, see the attached document. If you have additional questions, please contact UWSA Problem Solvers.

  • SFS Freeze with File Upload

    January 12, 2015

    Symptoms: When attempting to upload a file in SFS, the system will freeze up. Fix:  Microsoft has just released the following patch: https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2976627. Please see your local help desk or computer support staff to implement this patch.

Contact Us


Please send any SFS questions or comments about this website to: uwsaproblemsolvers@maillist.