Services for Students

Being in college or grad school today is no easy task, and students can use all the help they can get!

Here are just a few of the many services that can help you get the most out of your time at UW-Madison.

Writing Center

The Writing Center is a free service available to all UW-Madison students offering writing help (editing, style, citations, project management, etc.) for any writing project (even things like grant proposals and applications).

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Student Job Center

The easiest way to find a job on campus.

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Multicultural Student Center

A great resource for connecting with, learning about, and getting involved with some of the diverse and underserved parts of the campus community. The MSC provides workshops on inclusivity, social justice, advocacy, and more, as well as resources for students from historically underrepresented groups on campus.

The MSC recently opened the Latinx Student Center and Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Student Centers and is also the parent organization to the Black Cultural Center, which supports, advocates, and provides resources for students of African-American, Caribbean, Afro-Latinx, and African Diaspora descent.

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McBurney Disability Resource Center

The McBurney is the campus source for ensuring accessibility, inclusivity, and equal opportunity for students of all ability levels. Physical accommodations, assistive technology, sign-language interpreters, note-takers and many other services are available for students and staff with a wide variety of ability-related needs.

Related: the Disability Resource Guide from Facilities Planning and Management (FPM) offers resources for building access and accomodation, emergency planning, snow removal, and more.

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The DesignLab is a free service for UW-Madison students that offers design help for any project you may have – research posters, formatting long documents, student org flyers, video essays, and more.

Set up 1-on-1 appointments with the DesignLab consultants and learn how to make your work easy to understand and visually pleasing.

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Software Training for Students

Free technology training workshops for all undergraduate and graduate students at UW-Madison. Attend free open-enrollment workshops, schedule custom training for your student organization, or get 1-on-1 help with your specific projects.

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UW-Madison Experts Database

This list was assembled as a resource for media outlets to look up to faculty and staff members who are willing to speak as experts in their respective area of study, but it’s also a great place to start looking if you need a campus expert for reference.

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