Versions Compared


  • This line was added.
  • This line was removed.
  • Formatting was changed.


This page presents basic introductory information about the UW Groups Service to give context to using for use through its browser interface ( and via the Groups Web Service User Interface and the programmable Groups Service API v2.

Table of Contents

Service API.

Similar information is available in the UW Groups article in IT Connect.



The UW groups service is a central location in which groups can be created, managed, and then reused in other services and applications. Groups can be created from various sources of group information and used in a wide variety of integrated services and applications, as illustrated in Figure 1.


Now that you're familiar with the basics of the group service, you may want to browse the UW Groups service (user interface by signing in to using  using your personal UW NetID.

For further reading on some of topics mentioned above refer to these pages: