Keep in Touch Through the Parent and Family Program

Whether your student is going into their first or last year at UW–Madison, the Parent and Family Program is your resource. We recognize that parent and family support is critical to success during the college …

Wisconsin Welcome Events

The first four weeks of the semester is a key time for new students. Engaging with the campus community, getting to know other students, and developing a sense of belonging all help students start a …

COVID-19, monkeypox and staying healthy this fall

As we approach the fall semester, the university continues to focus on providing support to enhance the public health of our campus community while maintaining instruction, programs, and services. This includes offering, at no cost, highly effective COVID-19 vaccines that protect against serious illness and hospitalization, the availability of high-efficiency masks, and access to COVID-19 antigen and PCR testing.

A New Way to Serve Students in Need

Looking for a way to help students start the semester successfully? Know of a student who has a current need? UW–Madison’s Office of Student Financial Aid has partnered with the mobile app Purposity to bridge …

Welcome from Student Affairs

Dear parents and families, As a fellow parent (and proud Badger mom!), I know well the push and pull that summer can bring — the excitement for new beginnings and longing for a fresh start …

UW-Madison Reacts to Blank Health Update

Chancellor Emeritus Rebecca Blank announced Monday that she has been diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer and will be unable to serve as president of Northwestern University. “I do not have the words to express to …

Message of Support and Campus Safety Update

The following message comes from UW–Madison Police Department Chief of Police Kristen Roman, Deputy Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer LaVar Charleston, and Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Lori Reesor: We …

Campus, community celebrate Pride Month

In June 1969, the Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan led by queer and trans people against police harassment was a catalyst for the Gay Rights Movement in the United States. Today Pride Month has grown and …