Congratulations on your new position and welcome to The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. We are excited to begin a partnership with you. This website provides you with all of the information you need to prepare for employment and become a vital part of the Eagle family. The Human Resources team is committed to helping you navigate through the hiring process as easily and quickly as possible.

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Resources for New Employees

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Eagle ID Card, (Employee ID)

The Eagle ID Card is the official card of UW-La Crosse and you may be asked to supply the card for proof of identity. 

The card is used for many things including: 

  • Access to certain rooms or buildings on campus
  • Ability to check out books in the library
  • Staff block plans
  • Access to special events   

How do I obtain a Staff Eagle ID card?

  • Once you have received your UWL email account, please wait 48-72 hours before submitting your photo.
  • Follow the photo upload instructions and submit your photo online via the GET Mobile app.
  • Once your photo has been approved, visit the Student Union - Card Office to pick up your ID.

Last modified: 06/07/2022

Review Your Benefits Information expanding section

You will be contacted by the Benefits and Wellness Specialist within the first 15 days of your start date.

The University of Wisconsin (UW) System offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of our community. The University contributes towards the cost of several benefit plans. This is a valuable piece of employees' total rewards package. Other plans offer favorable group rates and convenient payroll deductions to employees. Some health and life insurance premiums are taken from salary on a pre-tax basis, saving employees money. 

Benefits are based on the employee's position type, length of appointment at UW-La Crosse, and other factors, such as previous service, etc. In the posting for the position to which you applied, look at the "Miscellaneous Information" section to see what specific benefits are associated with your position, or click to learn more.

Last modified: 02/01/2021

About the La Crosse Region expanding section

Discover all that Living in Greater La Crosse has to offer.

Living in Greater La Crosse features comprehensive information about the La Crosse Area, including

  • a snapshot of who lives here
  • businesses that call greater La Crosse home
  • housing
  • healthcare
  • schools
  • recreation
  • shopping
  • dining
  • a listing of all Chamber-member businesses with whom you can connect

Learn more at: 

Last modified: 04/19/2022