University of Wisconsin–Madison

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students , faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

Institutional Statement on Diversity, 2016

Community Spotlights

  • Student Orientation, Advising and Registration sessions meet all summer at UW-Madison.

    UW-Madison expanding diversity training program

    Nearly all new UW-Madison students will be encouraged to participate in a diversity training program next year after about 1,000 students participated in the program this past fall. The program, known as Our Wisconsin, is …