University of Wisconsin–Madison
Undergraduate students Shany Yang, left, and Edward Lei, right, use their laptop computers while studying and working together with others on a group project at College Library in Helen C. White Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on July 26, 2016. The students were curating web-based content for a project about Beethoven for Music 151 -- an online class during the summer session. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)

Student Assistance

The Dean of Students Office provides resources to students struggling with a variety of issues and seeks to be the “go to” spot for student assistance on campus.

We’re here to help! Reach us by phone, in-person, or online.

Drop-In Hours:
Fall and Spring Semesters: Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Winter Break and Summer: Monday-Friday, 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Location: 70 Bascom Hall.  Click here to locate us on the campus map.

For more information, see our Contact Us page.

Looking for information from the Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards?

Please click here!

Please contact our office if you are struggling with any of the following:

  • Academic Issues
  • Danger to Self or Others
  • Death of a Friend or Family Member
  • Employment Related Concern
  • Family Crisis
  • Financial Issues (Short term loans, extensions, etc.)
  •  Food Insecurity
  • Health Issue
  • Housing Insecurity
  • Students of Concern
  • Mental Health Concerns
  • Physical Health (Illness, injury, etc.)
  • Sexual Assault, Dating, Domestic Violence or Stalking
  • Student Report of Misconduct of Other Student
  • Victim of a Crime
  • Witness

All Services