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UW campus parking information (in some lots you can purchase a spot ahead of time)
- Lot 46 between University Ave. & Johnson St (enter off Frances St. or Lake St.)
- Fluno Center located at 601 University Ave. (enter on Frances St.; booth is staffed from 7am-10pm, Mon-Sat.)
- Grainger Hall between University Ave. & Johnson St. (enter from Brooks St.)
- Lucky Building public parking (enter on Lake St. between Johnson & Lake; Public parking in a 24-hour, metered ramp that is part of the University Square development)
- State Street Campus Garage, 430 N Frances St (Frances St side) and 415 N Lake St (Lake St side) Public parking in a 24-hour, metered ramp
Yes, UW–Madison Continuing Studies offers noncredit certificate programs for a variety of professions.
Occasionally, programs have scholarships available to help with registration fees. For other programs, special arrangements can be made to help participants or organizations unable to afford the entire fee. Contact the listed coordinator to learn about availability of financial assistance with registration fees.
Faculty members conduct applied research in a variety of fields. Click on Faculty and staff to learn more about our staff and their areas of expertise and research.
Yes, all of our programs offer CEUs. Many are approved for specific professional continuing education requirements, such as the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction equivalency clock hours.
Yes. Please contact the course instructor by phone or e-mail, as posted in this Web site.
Taking Online CoursesAre these online courses offered for college credit?
Yes. You can take multiple courses or stagger the starting dates of courses according to your own schedule.
No. You may access our courses from wherever you wish.
The great benefit of being in an online course is that you can have direct, one-to-one communication with your instructor—and, in some of our courses, with your fellow students—at any time, rather than only during class or office hours. If you do take advantage of this new ability, then you should check your e-mail regularly.
Similarly, you are strongly encouraged to post questions and comments on the course discussion boards, if they are made available. This method of informal communication is an important and very rewarding replacement for the atmosphere and camaraderie of a friendly, face-to-face classroom. And just like in a classroom, if everyone else gets to hear a question and its answer, everyone learns from it.