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Bucky and student affairs cabinet

We’re here to support your success

Student Affairs is 500+ people across 17 campus departments dedicated to helping UW–Madison students succeed in and out of the classroom. We celebrate diversity and creating a welcoming and safe community where all students can grow. Our programs and services cover areas including health and well-being, identity and inclusion, leadership and engagement, and student advocacy.

Meet our team

Create your Wisconsin Experience


As Badgers, we are committed to creating an inclusive environment where every student feels a sense of belonging, and where we appreciate and celebrate one another’s abilities, views, and accomplishments.

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We strive to find greater meaning every day through purposeful action. We work for the common good and lead for positive change.

At the Student Org Fair, a student talks to a woman from the Multicultural Student Center


We develop resilience, and we foster courage in life and learning. There are so many things you can do at UW–Madison. Take time to simply be and to take care of yourself along the way.

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Get help when you need it

We recognize there is a new normal, and we are here to help — on and off-campus.

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Report an incident

Bias or hate incident

Including slurs, degrading language, epithets, graffiti, symbols, assault, microagressions, and harassment.

Report bias or hate

Sexual misconduct

Actions related to sexual assault or exploitation, dating/domestic violence, or stalking.

Report sexual misconduct

Other Incidents

This could include a student that you are concerned about, hazing, stalking, or a missing student.

Report other incidents

News and events

Latest News

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    Student Affairs announces 2020–21 employee awards

    On May 2, 2021, Student Affairs held its annual staff and campus partner awards ceremony. Colleagues came together virtually to recognize one another from each of the four areas in Student Affairs (Health and Wellbeing, Identity …

  • Explore ways to celebrate Pride Month on campus

    Happy #PrideMonth Badgers!  We’re proud to support the LGBTQIA+ community and are thankful for our LGBTQIA+ students, faculty, staff, members, and guests who contribute so much to our campus community and to our collective experiences. …

  • #FinishStrong, Badgers! You’re almost there.

    It’s been a longhaul, and we’ve done well —we’re almost to the finish line! COVID vaccines are rolling out, and warmer weather is here. We’re all looking forward to celebrating the end of COVID, but …

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    Campus Happenings April 28-May 4

    Student Affairs is providing weekly events, opportunities, and activities that Badgers can join online or in person. Building community is key to finding your home on campus. We encourage students to engage with others and …

  • Divine Nine plaza dedicated

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