Family Weekend

Photo collage of a student with her parents and Chancellor Blank addressing a group of parents during Parents' Weekend.

October 21-23, 2016

UW-Madison invites parents and families to this unforgettable weekend, full of spirit, tradition, and soon-to-be memories. You do not want to miss out!

From grandparents to siblings, Family Weekend gives the whole family a chance to see UW-Madison through the eyes of their Badger. The weekend will feature a wide variety of programming options, including open houses, special tours, a family photoshoot with Bucky, talks with professors, a showcase of campus programs, learning sessions, hands-on science activities, theater and music performances, a football game watch party (Badgers vs. Iowa away game), and more.

Register for Family Weekend 2016 by clicking this button.

Events and activities for Family Weekend will continue to be added throughout the summer. Visit the Schedule at a Glance page for more details. Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions to find out more information about the weekend.

If you have any questions, please contact us at or 608-262-3977.

Family Weekend is sponsored by:

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