There’s something for everyone during Wisconsin Welcome! You’ll have a great time meeting new friends and finding your place in the campus community during the first six weeks of the semester (August 30-October 14.)
Full event schedule coming soon in the app at: go.wisc.edu/welcome
Night at the Overture
Thursday, August 30
Overture Center for the Arts
Come join new friends at the Overture Center for a night of fun and performances, featuring comedy, mind-reading, music, and more!
Transfer Involvement 101
Thursday, August 30
Kick-start your involvement at UW–Madison by attending this workshop that highlights the many ways you can get connected on campus. The event includes a student panel, an involvement resource fair, ways to track your involvement & leadership on campus, and sessions on how to pursue opportunities like study abroad, internships, and mentored research.
Friday, September 1
Head to Union South and ‘Discover the Union’ at Sunburst Festival!
Saturday, September 2
Memorial Union, Terrace
Food, entertainment, & a beautiful Terrace sunset await you at the Sunset Slam.
UW Book Store New Student Night Sunday, September 2
5:30-7:00 p.m., University Book Store
Badgers can enjoy pizza, prizes, and more at the UW Book Store’s New Student Night!
Tuesday, September 4, 10am-12pm
Convocation is UW-Madison’s formal welcome for all new students. Come and experience the spirit and pride of UW-Madison with your entire incoming class. This event is required for all freshmen and transfer students. Doors open at 9:30am.
The W Project(WI Alumni Association)
Doors will open at 5:30 pm and students will enter through Gate 5. The first 1,000 students will receive this year’s Red Shirt.
MCOR: Multicultural Orientation/Reception
Wednesday, September 5, time TBA
Shannon Hall, Memorial Union
Join the Multicultural Student Center for a fun welcome to campus including food, performances and a mini org fair!
Student Org Fair
Wednesday, September 12-13, 5-8pm
400+ student organizations. Two nights. Unlimited opportunities to find your niche. Come explore student orgs!
Academic Resource Fair
Wednesday, September 26, 3:30-6pm
Join College Library to enjoy free food, games, and photo lab, all while finding academic resources that can help you study strong this year!