Newly Admitted Students
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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 receive a series of emails from the Graduate School. In case you missed it, you can read the May 2017 message here and read the June 2017 message here.
Attend New Graduate Student Welcome
Go through the important checklist
Go through the checklist for tasks that applies to all new graduate students, international students, graduate students with funding, and graduate students with children.
Find a place to live
The University Apartments community serves UW–Madison graduate students, students with families, postdoctoral researchers, academic staff, and faculty.
Explore your new community
Find the vibrant student life in Madison!
The Office of Fellowships and Funding Resources 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 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 and postdoctoral scholars.