Celebrating Our Community: A late-night appreciation event for 2nd and 3rd shift staff

An illustration of a piece of scrap paper and a fountain pen with "thank you" written on the paper in Spanish, Chinese, Tibetan, English, Nepali, and Hmong. The UW crest appears in the bottom right corner.

All second and third shift UW–Madison staff are invited to come together for a celebration to recognize all the important contributions that our staff make to the university and our community. Come enjoy some time together with good food, time to visit with colleagues, and a visit from Bucky Badger! Read the multilingual event flyer (PDF).

We encourage all second and third shift employees to attend. Employees may attend without loss of pay. Tell your supervisor if you plan to attend. All campus health and safety protocols will be observed.

Event Details

  • Date: Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021
  • Time: 11 p.m. − 1 a.m. CST
  • Location: Union South, Varsity Hall, 1308 W. Dayton St.
  • Parking: Free parking will be available in the Union South ramp (lot 80) and in lots 17, 54, 56, and 45
  • Food: A buffet meal will be provided
  • Translations will be provided in Spanish, Hmong, Tibetan, Chinese, Nepali, and American Sign Language. If you need other accommodations, please call 608-262-7107.

Our second and third shift staff members are vital to the work of many divisions and to the fulfillment of our greater campus mission. We’re looking forward to expressing appreciation to these employees and celebrating their important contributions to our campus community on Nov. 17.

The program will include a welcome from Rob Cramer, interim associate vice chancellor of Facilities Planning & Management, and LaVar Charleston, deputy vice chancellor for diversity & inclusion. This event is co-sponsored by the Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration.