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  • Welcome

    We’re ready to serve you!

    The Office of Human Resources is pleased to be a major support function of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. This site is designed to be a convenient and thorough source of information for current and prospective UW-La Crosse employees. The information provided on these pages describes basic policies, procedures, benefits and services provided to all faculty and staff at UW-La Crosse. You are invited to learn more about the mission of the Office of Human Resources.

    The Office of Human Resources is here to serve you 7:45 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.

    Human Resources news, events, and updates

    Office closed for Thanksgiving

    The Human Resources office will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 so our staff may enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday with their families and friends. The HR office will reopen on Monday, November 30 at 7:45 am.

    Recorded Presentations Available from Benefits Informational Sessions

    The annual benefits enrollment period, which gives employees the opportunity to make benefits changes for the following year, ended on October 30, 2015. The following archived presentations about several benefits programs are available online: the 2016 health insurance changes presentation, the flexible spending accounts presentation, and the high deductible health plan presentation. More information about benefits changes for 2016 is available on the department of employee trust funds (ETF) website and the UW System annual benefits enrollment website. Please contact Human Resources should you have any questions.

    University Staff job vacancies

    Job vacancies for University of Wisconsin-La Crosse “University Staff” (f/k/a “Classified staff” prior to 7/1/2015) are no longer posted on the WiscJobs (Office of State Employee Relations) website and are now posted and recruited through the UW-La Crosse employment site. All applicants for University Staff vacancies will apply through this site effective immediately.

    We encourage you to check the UW-La Crosse employment site periodically for opportunities that may be of interest to you. If you have questions, please email

    UW-La Crosse is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

    Overtime and compensatory leave policy

    The UW-La Crosse Overtime and Compensatory Leave policy as well as the UW System Compensatory Time policy became effective on January 1, 2015.  These policies affect the payment of earned overtime for classified (hourly) employees. If you have questions regarding these policies, please contact Human Resources.

    Hiring temporary office support staff

    Temporary office support staff are now hired through a temporary staffing agency under contract with the State of Wisconsin Bureau of Procurement. Supervisors should refer to the classified staff tab on the recruitment webpage for additional information.

    Emergency contact information  

    Is your Emergency Contact Information up to date? This information is imperative as we have had the need arise to contact a designee only to find no one is listed. When medical or other emergencies come up, every minute counts. Please help us help you out should the need ever arise. You can update your information on your My UW System portal by clicking the "update my personal information" link or you may complete and return the emergency contact form to the Human Resources office.