Meet Your Campus Community
Wisconsin Welcome is a multi-week, new-student celebration of your arrival on campus. Discover Madison, meet fellow Badgers, and find your campus community.
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Wisconsin Welcome Featured Events
Download the 2023 "W Project" Photo
This year, we celebrated with over 7,900 new Badgers during The W Project on Camp Randall field! Download this year's commemorative photo.
Get Your FREE Go Big Read Book
Each year, our campus gathers to bridge learning experiences inside and outside of the classroom through the Go Big Read book. Pick up a free copy at College, Memorial, Steenbock, Ebbing, Law, or Merit Library.
Check Out the Bucky List
In between Wisconsin Welcome events, don’t forget to explore your new home. The Bucky List gets you started with iconic Madison experiences like hiking Picnic Point, visiting the free Henry Vilas Zoo, and more!
Start with the Wisconsin Welcome App
Over 300 new-student events are available for you to explore! Just download the 2023 Wisconsin Welcome guide, available on Google Play and the App Store.