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Welcome from Student Affairs

Dear parents and families, It can be both exciting and scary to see your student begin or continue their college adventure. This year, I imagine the excitement is a bit tempered, and fear of the unknown somewhat heightened. Whether your student is experiencing the semester on campus or from home…

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Lori Reesor, vice chancellor for student affairs, standing front of Bascom Hall.
  • A Smart Return to Campus for Fall 2020

    We all have a role in protecting the health and safety of our Badger community. The University of Wisconsin-Madison will welcome students back to campus as scheduled for the start of fall classes on September …

  • Steps for a Successful Move-In

    UW–Madison fall move-in is just days away! To help prepare for a smooth move-in experience, please partner with us to share the responsibility of keeping our campus healthy and safe. Students can bring up to …

  • Off-Campus Health and Safety

    Read a message to students from Dean Christina Olstad and Associate Vice Chancellor Jake Baggott on important public health guidelines and the Badger Pledge.

  • Virtual Family Weekend

    Save the date for Family Weekend 2020, which will be offered in a free, virtual format from Friday, October 16–Sunday, October 18. While we will miss meeting you in-person this fall, we look forward to …

  • 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 …

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