Welcome new grad students!
Congratulations on your admission to the University of Wisconsin–Madison! The Graduate School offers support and resources to help you transition to life as a graduate student.
Starting in May, newly admitted graduate students for summer and fall receive a series of emails from the Graduate School. Students admitted for a spring term receive a welcome message in December.
Find a place to live
The University Apartments community serves UW–Madison graduate students, students with families, postdoctoral researchers, academic staff, and faculty. More information on housing in Madison is available in Graduate Student Life’s housing section.
Explore your new community
Find the vibrant student life in Madison!
The Graduate School’s funding resources page is the place to start when looking for graduate assistantships or fellowship funding for your graduate education. The Office of Student Financial Aid can also help.
Utilize professional development
It’s never too early to start planning your path to success! Check out the Office of Professional Development’s online resources and mark your calendars for upcoming workshops.
Watch for GradConnections Weekly
This weekly e-newsletter is a valuable source for information related to fellowships/funding, professional development workshops and events, academic deadlines, and other timely information of interest to graduate students. New students for fall begin receiving GradConnections Weekly in September. New students for spring begin receiving the newsletter in late January.