Students have many ways to connect with others who share their goals, attitudes, and interests — as well as opportunities to expand their horizons beyond familiarity. UW–Madison brings together people from across the United States and all over the world, from diverse cultural, religious, and life experiences. Take time to explore, connect, and build community while you are here.
Explore your identity
Multicultural Student Center
The MSC supports historically underserved students to realize an authentic Wisconsin Experience. Identity centers organize heritage month celebrations, cultural programming, social events, and learning opportunities throughout the academic year.
The Center also offers an internship program, drop-in hours for academic and life support, social justice education programs, support for student organizations, and more.
Views disability as an important aspect of the diversity of UW–Madison and supports an accessible and inclusive educational experience for students.
Join a group
Discover a student organization
Explore your interests and find a group that inspires you — or create one of your own!
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Enjoy the Wisconsin Union
The Wisconsin Union’s Memorial Union and Union South are home to thousands of learning, recreational, and social activities and events and offer many ways to get involved in student and community leadership.