Building Bridges news

Registration is now open for our 2017 workshop.

Building Bridges: Networking and Campus Resources for Returning Adult Students

Workshop at a glance

Date: Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Location: Rm 1106-1108, 21 N Park St, Madison, WI
Fee: no charge
Register by: August 18, 2017
Contact: 608-263-6960;

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Workshop description

New to the UW-Madison campus or back after a break from studies? This orientation workshop will help you learn about campus libraries, student resources, grants, scholarships and more.

Who should attend?

If you are a new or returning adult student at UW-Madison then this educational workshop is for you! Your family and friends are welcome too.


After attending this workshop you will feel more familiar with the campus and resources available to you and know that you are not alone in your journey!

Workshop agenda

Refreshments will be served and resource materials will be available to gather throughout the program.

  • Overview of UW-Madison and Adult Career and Special Student Services
  • Networking
  • Student panel
  • Speakers from:
    • Campus Libraries
    • Student Financial Services
    • Writing Center
  • Opportunity to gather materials about Campus Childcare, Transportation, and other resources

About the facilitators

Building Bridges is facilitated by experienced, caring educational advisors from Adult Career and Special Student Services. We look forward to helping you as you return to school.

What past participants have said

“This workshop is a wonderful idea!”

“Definitely worthwhile!”

“The best part of this workshop was...seeing other people like me…”

“It was a great collection of relevant resources.”

General information

Fee: Free

Parking: Gated parking is available in Lot 29 at 21 N Park St. Also see map of nearby campus parking facilities.

Correspondence about this workshop: Correspondence about this workshop will come from UW-Madison Adult Career and Special Student Services, 608-263-6960.

Miscellaneous: Casual and comfortable dress is appropriate. Be prepared for fluctuating temperatures in the meeting room. A sweater or jacket may be desirable.

Register online