Build your community on campus at these multicultural Wisconsin Welcome events

The words "Wisconsin Welcome"

Welcome to all our new and returning Badgers! We’re all so happy you’re here and can’t wait to greet you as you arrive on campus this fall.

There are so many opportunities to explore the campus, meet other students and learn about campus resources during Wisconsin Welcome from Aug. 28 to Oct. 2. Download the Wisconsin Welcome guide on your iOS or Android device to access up-to-date information, track events and more.

Check out the events below to find ways to connect with other students and learn about multicultural student organizations and campus resources. The events are free and open to everyone in the UW–Madison community.

Red Gym Tailgate and Watch PartyPoster with pictures of Wisconsin students in Badgers gear and event details included in the post.

Badgers assemble for a tailgate and watch party for the first home football game of the year! Join us for food, prizes and fun.

Multicultural Celebration of Organizations and Resources (MCOR)Colorful cutout images of students performing dances surrounding psychedelic bubble letters reading MCOR

Join us at MCOR for a night of fun! Cheer on performances by student groups and learn about the different multicultural organizations and resources on campus.

Multicultural Welcome Back Block Party

Sorority sisters wearing green stand in front of a large pillar honoring the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Divine Nine Garden Plaza grand opening, May 2022. (Photo by Andy Manis)

Join us at East Campus Mall near the new Divine Nine Garden Plaza for good food, good music, games and fellowship! Meet new folks and reconnect with familiar faces to celebrate the new school year at our special multicultural welcome back block party.

Social Justice Org Fair

Explore social justice organizations and initiatives on campus to find ways to get involved and strengthen our UW–Madison community.

Student Identity Centers Welcome Receptions

Colorful block letters reading "MSC: Multicultural Student Center"Learn about UW’s student identity centers, meet other students, connect with campus resources and build community. Each reception will have food and new swag from each identity center. Whether you’re new to campus or a returning student at the undergrad or graduate level, we hope to see you there.

Indigenous Student Center Reception

Latinx Cultural Center Reception

Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Student Center Reception

Black Cultural Center Reception