Campus Resources

The following organizations serve UW-Madison’s 40,000 students and offer crucial support to our graduate students:

  • The Graduate School Academic Policies and Procedures interactive website helps answer questions about academic and administrative policies and procedures.
  • L&S Learning and Support Services (LSS) provides Van Hise with classroom media support, controls the Van Hise computer labs, and provides a wide range of instructional technology to Letters & Science faculty, staff, and teaching assistants for short-term use through the AV Pool ( The LSS TechZone provides our departmental computer support services. Additionally, they house Library Services which includes a digital media collection, a non-digital media collection, and streaming videos services.
  • The Division of Information Technology (DoIT) offers Help Desk user support, computer repair (including certified Apple support), an open computer lab, consultations and trainings, and educational discounts at three Tech Store campus locations.
  • The Department of Spanish & Portuguese Memorial Library Liaison, Paloma Celis Carbajal, helps students connect to resources on campus and elsewhere and advises them on information needs.
  • University Health Services offer an array of medical services, including primary care, mental health counseling and psychiatry, women’s health, sexual health, travel, nutrition, wellness, immunization, prevention services, as well as free flu shots every fall.
  • The McBurney Disability Resource Center serves students who are deaf, blind, have mobility disabilities or chronic conditions, as well as those with learning disabilities, autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and mental health conditions. Registered students received customized accommodation plans giving them access to a range of services, including captioning, sign-language interpreters, test accommodations, and Braille and audio conversion of documents.
  • International Student Services offers a wide variety of services and programs to international students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The ISS staff provide, among other things, up-to-date information concerning federal laws and regulations, administration of UW-Madison’s SEVIS (federal tracking system), and training and programs that enhance the awareness and understanding of cross-cultural and international issues on campus.
  • The LGBT Campus Center provides education, outreach, advocacy, and resources for UW-Madison student communities and their allies to improve campus climate and their daily intersectional experiences.
  • The Multicultural Student Center provides an inclusive and student-centered space to socialize, study, organize, and build friendships; creates leadership, academic, and career development opportunities; runs educational workshops and events; and advises and advocates for students who face challenges on campus because of their racial or other marginalized identity.
  • The Office of Child Care and Family Resources offers a range of services for student parents, including subsidized daycare and free, though limited, in-home childcare.