University of Wisconsin–Madison

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. Scroll down to find a tour that’s perfect for you or your group.

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“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

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Prospective Student Visits

Prospective students and their guests are invited to experience a campus visit, complete with an Admissions Information Session followed by a 75-minute campus tour.

Daily Drop-in Campus Tour

Student tour guides will introduce you to campus through this 45-minute walking tour, showcasing UW-Madison history, academics, research, and culture. This tour is recommended for K-8 students and adults.

Student tour guides lead a group of visitors across campus.

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.

A tour group walks on campus in summertime

K-12 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.

Middle School students in white lab coats tour the biochemistry lab.

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.