Payroll & Benefits

September 26, 2022 – October 21, 2022 is the Annual Benefits Enrollment (ABE) period. This is the only time you can make changes to your benefits without an eligible life event.

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UW Payroll & Benefits Information

For the most up-to-date information about payroll and benefits information available to all UW-Madison employees, check out the pages maintained by the Office of Human Resources:

Postdoctoral Absence Policy and Training


The following resources can help you understand changes resulting from the implementation of policy number UW5088, which governs absence with pay and legal holidays for all eligible UW-Madison postdocs.


Have questions about how TTC will affect your benefits? Contact your Payroll & Benefits Specialist.

UWMF and VA Benefits

SMPH employees who also have appointments with UWMF or VA may also be eligible for benefits through those organizations. We have created a convenient side-by-side comparison table to help you determine your options.

Additional Campus Resources

Employee Assistance Office

Confidential consultation services for UW–Madison employees and their families

Ombuds Office

A safe place where UW-Madison employees can seek guidance regarding workplace concerns at any time, without fear of reprisal, and at no cost to them