University of Wisconsin–Madison

Parent and Family News

Being Well in a Stressed-Out Society

In the last decade, rates of anxiety, stress, and depression have increased to unprecedented levels, especially among college students. As a result, colleges and universities — including UW–Madison — are working harder than ever to encourage and ensure student well-being.

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Students converge on Bascom Hill to play in the fresh snow and sled down portions of the hill.

Important Reminders

No-Cost Flu Shots

Student Food and Financial Resources

No-Cost Bus Passes

Calendar for Badger Families

Download an electronic copy of our calendar for Badger families.  It includes important dates, month-by-month transitions, and campus information.

Badger Family Handbook

Download an electronic copy of the Badger Family Handbook. You’ll find information on key campus resources that support student success.

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