Student FAQ's

Access and Login

Who can use Handshake?

Currently registered UW-Eau Claire students and alumni are eligible.

Why should I use Handshake?

Handshake users have the ability to explore and find amazing job and internship opportunities. The platform changes to your needs, pushing out customized information that is relevant and timely based on your career interests, experiences and major. Handshake is also where you will apply for jobs, see relevant career resources, sign up for events and workshops and access the on-campus recruiting program.

How do I access Handshake?

Currently Registered Students:

(1) visit the Handshake login page, (2) select Student Login option and (3) use your UW-Eau Claire username and password to login.


(1) visit the Handshake login page, 2) select Alumni Login, Use the "" field in the white box (please do NOT use the UW-Eau Claire Student Sign On button).

Profile and Qualifications

Can I hide my profile and/or my GPA from employers?

Yes. Your profile was uploaded as hidden from employers, but you can change that at any time. If you are ready for employers to see your profile, you can make it visible to employers by doing this. If you have added your GPA, you can also hide or display that to employers.

How do I add my GPA to my profile?

The GPA fields are unlocked and you can add your departmental and cumulative GPAs to your profile. To do so, click on the pencil icon next to "Primary Education" (top right on your profile screen) and enter your data. Be sure to scroll down and click "save" before leaving the page. It may take a few minutes for your GPA(s) to show on your profile.