On Campus

Working at UW–Madison is more than just what’s in your job description. It’s a vibrant community that offers connections, opportunities, and resources that can help you both personally and professionally.

Parking and Transportation

  • Transportation Services
    Apply for parking permits, learn about commuting options, and more.
  • Bus Schedules
    Route and schedule information for the Madison Metro bus system.
  • Bus Tracker
    Live arrival tracking for Madison Metro bus stops.
  • Employee Bus Pass
    Info and links to order a discounted employee bus pass for unlimited rides on Madison Metro.
  • Biking
    Resources and tips for bicycle commuters on campus.
  • Wisconsin Van Pool
    Join a group that is already established or form a new one.

Dining on Campus


  • Mobile UW
    The Wisconsin App for Android and iPhone features a variety of campus resources in an easy to use interactive format.

Health and Wellness

  • UWell
    Wellness initiatives to advance the health and well-being of the UW–Madison community.
  • Rec Sports
    Workout facilities, classes, intramural sports, sport clubs, and events.
  • Outdoor UW
    Outdoor activities and sports, including equipment rentals and the Wisconsin Hoofers clubs.
  • Child Care Services
    UW children’s centers operating on or close to campus.
  • Lakeshore Nature Preserve
    Natural areas on and around campus

Arts & Entertainment

  • Wisconsin Union
    Music, movies, theater, exhibits, classes, and more, hosted at Memorial Union and Union South.
  • Arts on Campus
    Events across campus organized by the Arts Institute, including art, dance, design, film, literature, music, and theater.
  • UW Athletics
    Badger sports news, schedules, and events.

Campus and Community Information

Campus and Visitor Relations is the university’s central resource for campus and community information.

  • AskBucky Search
    The online KnowledgeBase of campus and community services, resources, and programs.
  • AskBucky Email and Chat
    Knowledgeable staff are ready to assist with your campus and community-related questions. Call 263-2400 if you wish to speak with a staff member.
  • Campus Tours
    Our guided campus tours provide valuable insight into life at UW-Madison for current and new faculty and staff, conference attendees, alumni, donors, and visitors.
  • Campus Area Housing
    UW-Madison’s official resource for privately-owned housing rentals located in the campus area, downtown, and throughout greater Madison.
  • Publications
    Access a variety of free campus and community publications.

Volunteer Opportunities

Giving Opportunities

  • University of Wisconsin Foundation
    Donate to UW–Madison to help continue the tradition of excellence in teaching, research, and public service.
  • Partners in Giving
    Support charitable organizations and causes through the State, University and UW Hospital & Clinics Employees Combined Campaign of Dane County.

Our University

The Wisconsin Idea is the principle that the university should improve people’s lives beyond the classroom. It spans UW–Madison’s teaching, research, outreach, and public service.

Shared Governance

A unique and important aspect of life on campus, shared governance gives representation to academic staff, university staff, faculty and students, who all take part in making significant decisions concerning the operation of the university.


As a UW–Madison employee, you may be eligible for personal discounts from a wide variety of organizations.