Important Message from the Student Life Office

Due to the current COVID-19 emergency, all staff in the Student Life Office are working remotely during normal business hours until further notice. If you have a general question, please contact us using our email address at: You may also call us at 608.785.8062. Our goal is to respond to phone calls within 24 hours, on business days. We do request your understanding regarding any delays, which we expect due to the volume and nature of calls and email we receive.

Student Life: New Student and Family Programs

  • assists all new students and their families as they transition into college and continue to be successful students
  • serves a resource to ease the transition of new students and their families
  • builds partnerships with students, parents & families through communication, programming, and resources
  • assists students and families with any questions they have pertaining to the university 
  • coordinates events & programs such as START, Transfer START, New Student Orientation, Welcome Week, the Eagle Guides (peer leadership opportunity), Parent Advisory Board, Parent Ambassadors, and Family Weekend

For the Eagle Guide position description and application, see the Eagle Guide Overview page.