Student Life

Live With Bucky – University Housing

Become familiar with our 21 University Residence Halls in two distinct neighborhoods and decide which one is right for you. No matter where you live, you'll have access to academic resources and support and top amenities.

Weather, Ultimate Frisbee, Sustainability, Dairy Products: There’s an Organization for That – Involvement

Join one of over 1,000 student organizations and leadership opportunities. There are many ways to become involved on campus, from research and internships to rec sports and volunteering. It's up to you to create your own Wisconsin Experience.

Live Music on the Lake? Open Mic at the Union? I’m In – Arts & Culture

The arts are an integral part of UW campus life. See what the University Theatre is performing. Catch the Dance Department's Friday Forum. Check out the Chazen Museum of Art's newest exhibit. See a live band or a movie at Memorial Union Terrace.

People relax in a recently-renovated section of seating at the Memorial Union Terrace along Lake Mendota at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and watch the 1978 movie "National Lampoon's Animal House" as dusk falls to a summer night on June 27, 2016.

U-Rah-Rah, Wis-Con-Sin! – Athletics

Cheer on our Badger athletics teams in the student sections of our 11 men's and 12 women's varsity sports. We also offer sport clubs and intramurals to quench your competitive thirst and recreational sports to keep you active.

Two Lakes, One Isthmus – Madison, WI

Rated highly and frequently topping many "best" lists, including the #3 Best Place to Live, #1 Greatest College Town, and #1 Nicest City in America, Madison offers the perks of a big city and the comfort and friendliness of a small town.