Campus Tours

We offer campus tours to meet the needs of all visitors. Tours are specially designed for prospective students, educational groups and field trips, civic and community groups, and the casual drop-in guest.


Prospective Student Visits


Prospective students and their guests are invited to experience a campus visit, complete with an information session followed by a 100-minute walking tour of campus. These tours are available by appointment only.

Campus Walking Tours


Explore the University of Wisconsin-Madison through a guided walking tour. These 100-minute tours of campus are led by experienced tour guides and highlight campus life, academics and the history of the university. They are offered various weekdays and on the weekends. 
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K12 Field Trips


Campus and Visitor Relations is proud to showcase our university and expand your students’ education by offering customized tours and visits to every corner of campus.
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Customized Visits


If you are bringing a group to UW-Madison, such as conference participants, an alumni group, prospective or new students, a foreign delegation or a civic group, a Campus Visit Program representative can help.
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Photo of a VIP tour guide leading a campus tour.

“Our tour guides were very knowledgeable and helpful. As a school counselor who has been on a number of college visits, I can honestly say that the Wisconsin visit is one of the best tours I have taken.”  — Prospective student's parent