University of Wisconsin–Madison

Live Chat

Live Chat

Thank you for contacting the Dean of Students Office. We’re here to help!Bascom Hall

Click the “Chat Now” button to initiate the session and connect to a staff member.

Chat Now

The feature is available to all students, faculty, staff and parents and is simply one more convenient way in which to connect.

Typical areas about which we receive questions include:

  • need for general support
  • academics
  • concern about a student
  • consultation
  • enrollment or academic progress
  • a hold on enrollment or records
  • faculty/staff training
  • class attendance
  • working with instructors
  • student life policies
  • additional available resources
  • navigating the campus

Chat is available 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Monday- Friday). If for some reason, no one is available, you’ll be able to leave us an email and we’ll respond to you during the next business day.

For questions of a more sensitive nature, please contact us by phone (608-263-5700), by email (dean@studentlife.wisc.edu) or make use of our in-person, drop-in hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.