UW–Madison Connections Program

The University of Wisconsin–Madison educates thousands of the state's citizens every year by admitting some of the best and brightest students from throughout Wisconsin. The Connections Program offers select Wisconsin residents the opportunity to start at a partner college or university before finishing their bachelor's degree at UW–Madison — all while holding the distinctive UW–Madison student status from the beginning

Program Benefits

Connections Program students receive a campus ID and are granted access to campus resources and student services at UW–Madison while at their home institution.

  • Participation in over 900 student organizations
  • Access to special events and guest speakers
  • Use of more than 40 on-campus libraries
  • Campus technology tools and software training
  • Campus email and computer lab access
  • Discounts at the DoIT technology store
  • Use of recreational facilities (with nominal fee)
  • Badger athletic ticket eligibility
  • UW–Madison Student ID (Wiscard)

Each year, we invite select freshman applicants to participate in the Connections Program. If you have been invited to participate in the program for next fall, complete and return the Program Agreement by May 1, 2019.