University of Wisconsin–Madison
UW students and their families get their photo taken with UW mascot Bucky Badger while taking part in a Parents' Weekend festival

Events Overview

Throughout the year, we formally welcome Badger families to campus through personalized events and offerings. Each low-cost, family-friendly event offers a unique opportunity to engage with UW–Madison, experience your student’s college life, and make lifelong memories together.

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Mark your calendars for Family Weekend: October 12–14, 2018!

Family Weekend welcomes our extended Badger family — from grandparents to siblings — to visit campus for the chance to see UW–Madison through the eyes of your student. From October 12–14, UW–Madison will be buzzing with activities across campus that are created just for you and your family.