Why work for DoIT?

At UW-Madison, we offer employees excellent benefits and the opportunity to work on impactful projects with a great group of colleagues. Learn more about focus areas and departments.

Leave benefits


  • Academic Staff – 176 hours (22 days) initially
  • University Staff  – 104 hours (13 days) initially

Personal Holiday

36 hours (4.5 days)

Legal Holiday

9 days

Sick Leave

  • Academic Staff – 1 day earned for each month worked
  • University Staff – 5 hours for every 80 hours biweekly worked

Insurance options

DoIT offers many options for health insurance; life insurance; income continuation insurance; dental and excess medical insurance; long-term care; accidental, death and dismemberment insurance; vision insurance; and employee reimbursement accounts. Learn more about our insurance benefits.

Retirement options

Other benefits

  • Training and development
  • Commuter benefits
  • Discounted bus pass
  • Ride sharing
  • Park & Ride
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Discounted software and hardware
  • Athletic facilities at discounted rates
  • Campus library access

More benefits information