Prospective Undergraduate Student Visits

Prospective students and their guests are invited to experience a campus visit, complete with a business school information session followed by a 100-minute walking tour of campus. These tours are available by appointment only. Learn more.

Daily Walking Tours

Explore the University of Wisconsin-Madison through a guided walking tour. These 100-minute tours of campus are led by experienced tour guides and highlight campus life, academics, and the history of the university. They are offered various weekdays and on weekends. Reservations are recommended. Tours leave from Union South, 1308 W. Dayton Street (see map).

Please note the following exceptions to the tour schedule:

  • No tours on home football Saturdays, state holidays and the day after Thanksgiving
  • There is a modified tour schedule during winter break (mid-December through mid-January). If you are planning your visit during this time frame, please check the schedule before confirming your visit plans.
  • Campus Walking Tour booklets are also available.

Customized Group Visits

If you are bringing a group to UW-Madison, such as conference participants, an alumni group, prospective or new students, a foreign delegation or a civic group, and you would like help with your visit, our Visitor Relations Coordinator can recommend campus highlights, coordinate the logistics of your visit and provide experienced tour guides. Learn more.

Field Trips

UW-Madison offers an incredible array of fun, educational field trip options for students. Whether your students are interested in science, the arts, history or any other subject, let us help you plan your next visit to campus!

The University of Wisconsin-Madison makes every effort to ensure that our campus is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you have questions regarding accessibility prior to your visit, call 608-263-2400 or e-mail Learn more.