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Changing Marital Status Using Employee Self Service in HRS


This user procedure provides detailed information and instructions for employees on how to change marital status via Personal Summary page.

Process Considerations:

  • Creating a Marital Status change will not automatically change your benefit plans. Please contact your Benefits office.
  • POIs will not have access to Self Service.
You may click on the links below to navigate directly to a section: 


  1. Login to My UW System Portal using your campus login as described in  Logging into the / System Portal.
  2. Click the Personal Information tile.

  3. Click on Update My Personal Information link.

    portal first page
  4. Click Marital Status in the left menu bar.

    Click Marital Status
  5. Click the drop down for New Status and select the appropriate option
  6. Enter the effective date in the As Of field, or use the calendar to select the date.
  7. Click the Save button in the upper right.

    Click Save
  8. A green Save was Successful message will appear briefly at the top.

Additional Resources

Related KBs:

Get Help

  • Click HERE to contact UW Shared Services or HERE for the Office of Technology Services (OTS) Helpdesk if you have any issues with these instructions.

Keywords:Self Service Update Personal Information HR, Human Resources HR, Human Resources   Doc ID:16983
Owner:tami e.Group:UW–Shared Services
Created:2011-02-18 18:00 CSTUpdated:2020-11-30 09:54 CST
Sites:UW-La Crosse, UW–Shared Services
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