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If you are contacting our office related to questions about your admission decision, please note that we are unable to answer questions regarding the specifics of why you received your admission decision or about the decisions of other applicants.

The Office of Admissions and Recruitment has representatives who can answer your questions and guide you through the admissions process via phone, email, or in-person. Registering for an in-person or virtual information session is recommended if you want to speak directly with an Admissions Counselor.

 We are unable to answer questions about financial aid, so please contact the Office of Student Financial Aid at or 608-262-3060.

We are unable to answer housing-related questions, so you may send your questions to the University Housing office using the Contact Us form on their website:


Undergraduate admission to the University of Wisconsin–Madison is competitive and selective. Every year, we are fortunate to receive thousands of applications from a diverse range of students who are incredibly bright, engaged, and passionate. Students who have challenged themselves and those around them to make a difference in the world. Students who know that the University of Wisconsin–Madison is their next step toward something extraordinary—a place where they can lead, make discoveries, tackle key issues, gain knowledge, and establish lifelong friendships.

Our office is here to assist as you prepare to become a future Badger.