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CFYE Office Closed September 3-6

Our office is closed on Friday, September 3 to staff New Student Convocation Day and Monday, September 6 in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. We will return all messages as soon as possible on Tuesday, September 7. Thank you for your patience and On, Wisconsin!

Connect with Us

Phone: 608-263-0367 (Answered from 8:00am-4:30pm)

Focus Areas


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