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Student Life

Badgers work hard and play hard. They fiercely support each other, through finals week or a pandemic, with countless opportunities to unwind and recharge. Our student body is what makes UW–Madison special; come see for yourself.

Student Affairs

Where you’ll make friends and memories to last a lifetime

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Clubs and student organizations

You’re just a few clicks away from finding community among campus’s nearly 1,000 clubs and organizations.

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Campus housing and dining

Our residence halls offer a range of personality in two distinct neighborhoods: Lakeshore for the nature lover and Southeast for the city soul.

Explore housing and dining options on campus
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Multicultural Student Center

We welcome, value, and support all members of our UW community. The Center offers cultural programming, internships, student organization support, and more.

Learn about the Multicultural Student Center

Badgers are always on the move

At UW–Madison, there’s an activity for everyone: from NCAA events and club sports to pickup games at the Nick and Quidditch on the quad.

Discover athletics at UW

We’re an arts destination drawing national attention

You can feel the creativity in the air. Within a few campus blocks lie the largest museum collection in the Big Ten, a 650-seat concert hall, and several performance spaces serving up student productions and world-famous acts.

Testimonial & Facts

Madison, WI: The ultimate college town

This is where big-city opportunities meet small-town conveniences. Where vibrant streetscapes lead to lakeside retreats. Where a Big Ten college and capital city blend together, creating an atmosphere unlike anywhere else. Welcome to Madison.

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