Campus Tours

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Admitted, Prospective and Transfer Undergraduate Student Visits

These campus visits provide an opportunity to explore UW–Madison with the guidance of an admissions counselor and/or student tour guide. Half-day visits include an Admission Information Session and Campus
Tour. Stand-alone tours are also available.

Self-Guided Tours

Our self-guided tour introduces you to the living and learning environment at UW–Madison. This mobile friendly site offers you a customizable experience that fits your interests and timeframe.

Specialty Youth Group Tours

Our office can schedule specialty group tours for 9-12 grade students. Current student tour guides will lead a fast-paced, 75-minute walking tour that highlights UW–Madison's academic excellence, our dynamic and diverse campus, and student life.

Adult Group Campus Tours

Adult groups visiting UW–Madison (i.e. alumni group, civic group, conference participants, foreign delegation, etc.) may be able to schedule a 45-60 min. campus walking tour depending on guide availability. Please call 608-265-9500 to inquire.

Student Tour Guide showing prospective students and guests Lake Mendota, pictured in the background, while standing on the Memorial Union Terrace.

Campus Tours

Explore campus through a guided tour. These 75-minute tours of campus are led by experienced student tour guides and highlight campus life, academics and the history of the university. They are offered various weekdays and on weekends.

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Please do not make travel arrangements until after you have registered and received your confirmation. Walk-ins are not permitted. If you have questions about your Visit Bucky tour registration, please contact the Office of Admissions and Recruitment at or 608-262-3961. If you have questions about your campus visit, please contact Campus Information at 608-263-2400 or Ask Bucky.