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Connect with Us

Office Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Please note that our office will be operating remotely from December 27,2021 to January 7, 2022.
We encourage you to call or email us during that time to receive services.
Phone: 608-263-0367
Emailnewstudent@studentlife.wisc.edu

Focus Areas

Orientation

Your first step to becoming a Badger is attending Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR). Once you move in, you'll start acclimating to campus through a suite of events known as Wisconsin Welcome.

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Academic Engagement

The Academic Engagement area coordinates and supports first-year seminars; tutoring & learning support resources; and teaching resources and support for faculty, staff, TAs, and peer leaders who work with first-year students.

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Transfer Transition Program

The Transfer Transition Program aims to understand and improve the transfer student experience at UW-Madison. We offer pre-transfer academic advising for prospective students and host social and educational programs at the Transfer Engagement Center