Visitors and prospective students

Campus and Visitor Relations can answer your questions and help you to navigate UW–Madison and the surrounding community.

FAQs

Welcome

Your gateway to campus, Campus and Visitor Relations serves as the central access point for visitors and prospective students. We will  answer your questions  and help you to navigate UW–Madison and the surrounding community.

Campus and Visitor Relations offers helpful and friendly staff at three convenient locations from which to explore campus: the Campus and Community Information Welcome Desks at Union South and Memorial Union, and the Town Center Welcome Desk at Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery.

Information

Campus and Visitor Relations is your central information source for anything and everything UW-Madison. Our office is open seven days a week.

You may:

Call: 263-2400

Stop in at any of our three locations:

  • Campus and Community Information Desk at Union South (map)
  • Campus and Community Information Desk at Memorial Union (map)
  • Town Center Welcome Desk at Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (map)

Email:  askbucky@uwmad.wisc.edu

Chat online

Also, check out Ask Bucky’sFAQ for answers to commonly asked questions or visit the Ask Bucky Search for information on more than 1,400 campus and community programs and services.

Campus and Visitor Relations students also staff the Welcome Desk at Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery. They will assist you in enjoying this beautiful new venue.

Tours

We offer campus tours to meet the needs of all visitors and prospective students. Reservations are required for prospective student tours, and are recommended for drop-in tours.

Destinations

UW–Madison offers plentiful activities to enjoy year-round, from exploration of natural, historic, and architectural marvels to attendance at riveting arts performances or athletic events.

Publications

Learn about the fun and interesting things that the campus and community have to offer. Call us, stop by or download campus and community publications.

Visit today!

We look forward to welcoming you to UW–Madison.  Our staff is ready to assist with any planning or last-minute needs you may have.

“My mom and I both found the tour to be exactly what we were hoping it would be for my first official campus tour. We both had our needs addressed from a student’s and a parent’s perspective.” — Prospective student