Welcome, and thank you for your interest in UW-Madison! While the advising resources on this site are primarily for current students, there are many ways for you to find out more about UW-Madison.
Here is a list of resources to help you get started, or read more about applying, visiting, and what happens once you’re admitted to UW-Madison. Once you’ve been admitted to UW-Madison, your first official event as a student will be to attend the Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR) program. Information on the SOAR agenda and registration can be found here.
You can apply to UW-Madison through the Office of Admissions and Recruitment. The applications and deadlines vary by type of student (freshman, transfer, international, or reentry).
Find out everything you need to know about planning your visit to UW-Madison, including campus tours, parking, activities, and destinations.
This page provides some general information for international prospective students, including TOEFL or IELTS scores, visa information, how to transfer classes from another university, and health insurance.
This program can help you with your transition to UW-Madison if you're a prospective or newly admitted transfer student. You can also find helpful information on other topics like academic requirements, housing, and finances.
This is a good starting point for nontraditional, adult, and University Special students. You can also find advising, education and career planning, workshops, and more information on the application and enrollment process.
UW Housing offers residence hall tours where you can learn more about housing options, Residential Learning Communities, life on campus, and much more!