University of Wisconsin–Madison

Parent and Family News

Winter Commencement 2022

As we approach the end of the fall semester, Winter Commencement is just two months away. We are excited to celebrate your graduates on Sunday, December 18, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. Comedian Charlie Berens has been announced as the winter commencement speaker. He is a New York Times best-selling author, an Emmy-winning…

Read Full Story

Tossed in the air, a graduation mortarboard and cap tassel floats through the sky in front of Bascom Hall
  • Equity & Inclusion Career & Internship Fair

    The Equity & Inclusion Career and Internship Fair is an opportunity for our diverse UW-Madison student population to meet with organizations across of variety of industries that are actively seeking diverse talent. This event, happening …

  • Halloween Weekend Tips

    As students prepare for Halloween this weekend, Dean of Students Christina Olstad encourages everyone to be smart and safe, celebrate, and show respect. 

  • Badger Family Forums

    Badger Family Forums are virtual events that bring together a group of campus experts who answer your questions about a particular topic. Hosted by the Parent and Family Program throughout the year, topics range from …

  • It’s time to vote!

    #BadgersVote and we want to make sure your student is prepared for the upcoming election. Share the information below with your student and find more at vote.wisc.edu. Election Day The general election will be Tuesday, …

  • Native November 2022 Events

    November is Native American Heritage Month. This year’s theme, Beyond an Acknowledgement, is a call for the campus community to go beyond simply learning and acknowledging Indigenous history. Rather, it urges all of us to genuinely recognize current issues, resoundingly celebrate successes, and unyieldingly commit to a better future.

  • Nalox-ZONE boxes installed in University Housing

    In partnership with Wisconsin Voices for Recovery, UW–Madison has placed Nalox-ZONE boxes in 12 residence and dining halls around campus. The boxes, which contain nasal spray naloxone, will allow someone to respond quickly to the signs of an opioid overdose.

  • All News Stories

Proud Sponsors

Logo: American Family Insurance: Insure carefully, dream fearlessly.The University Book Store: uwbookstore.com