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Badgers Come Together to Support UW Students

At the University of Wisconsin, we are working to ensure students have access to nutritious meals, comfort in a place of belonging, and mental health support. Your gift to one of these funds, no matter the size, will make an immediate impact as students return to campus this fall.

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Find Your Passion. Impact the Student Experience.


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We are committed to creating an inclusive environment where every student feels a sense of belonging. We appreciate and celebrate one another’s abilities, views, and accomplishments. Support identity development and build community at UW-Madison.

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We strive to develop the next generation of citizens and global change-makers. Those experiences and opportunities start on campus through meaningful engagement and leadership experiences supported by Student Affairs. Make your impact on student leadership development.

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We develop resilience and foster courage in life and learning. There are so many ways that you can impact the health and wellbeing of students at UW-Madison – from state-of-the-art recreation facilities to vital programming and intervention services.

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Support the Student Affairs Annual Fund

Donations to the Student Affairs Annual Fund help us tackle big issues like food insecurity, social justice and inclusion, mental health and wellbeing, and so much more to help inspire the next generation of Wisconsin students and global citizens. Your support provides critical dollars that enables Student Affairs leaders to quickly address emerging issues, impacting students when and how they need it the most.

Make your contribution today to help students succeed inside and outside of the classroom.

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Your Donations in Action

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  • Endowed directorship sets Wisconsin Union apart

    Posted By Shree Dudhat on Mar 17, 2021. In late 2020, the Wisconsin Union was granted the extraordinary opportunity to create a million-dollar endowment for the Wisconsin Union Directorship position. To do so, the Union had …

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    Resources and emergency funds available to students

    This message was emailed to all UW–Madison undergraduate and graduate students.  Dear students, I hope you are doing well and staying warm. In this spirit, I’m reaching out to let you know about many resources …

  • Student Affairs announces annual employee awards

    On Dec. 3, Student Affairs held its 2019-20 awards ceremony. Colleagues came together to recognize staff from each of the four areas in Student Affairs (Health and Wellbeing, Identity and Inclusion, Leadership and Engagement, and …

  • Coming together to meet student needs

    Thanksgiving this year was far from traditional, and in this time of unparalleled need, our community came together to do what we do best: Badgers helped Badgers. Thanksgiving To Go has been a Madison tradition …

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Board of Visitors

The Board of Visitors is comprised of alumni, community members, and critical stakeholders that support the direct success of Student Affairs.

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Our team of Advancement professionals is here to help you explore opportunities and making meaningful gifts to Student Affairs. Learn more about us!

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Student Affairs Advancement
800 Langdon Street
Memorial Union Room 5195
Madison, WI 53703

(608) 264-3808