University of Wisconsin–Madison

WiscChat

WiscChat is a Jabber-based instant messaging service for UW-Madison faculty, students, and staff who have an @wisc.edu email account. WiscChat is also available for Office 365 service accounts within domains that have this feature enabled by their administrator.

Maintenance/outage window: Tuesdays 5 a.m. – 7 a.m. (tentative)
WiscChat is for UW-Madison faculty, students, and staff who have an @wisc.edu email account.

Available to

Benefits

  • Communicate one-to-one or in groups
  • Interact in real time
  • Secure connection

Requirements

  • Users must have an @wisc.edu email account

Getting started

Download a chat client.

Configure your chat client.

Pricing

WiscChat is a free service.

Maintenance

The tentative maintenance/outage window is Tuesdays, 5:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.