Founders' Day 2018

Founders’ Day

On February 5, 1849, the University of Wisconsin-Madison held its first class. To commemorate this, Wisconsin Alumni Association chapters around the world hold special Founders’ Day events. Share what the UW means to you on social media with #UW1849

Show Your Founders’ Day Spirit

Share what UW-Madison means to you on social media using #UWFoundersDay

On February 5, 1849, the University of Wisconsin–Madison held its first classes. To commemorate this, Wisconsin Alumni Association chapters around the world host special Founders’ Day events. Throughout the spring that allow Badgers everywhere to reconnect with their fellow alumni and celebrate the university they love.

Be part of this exciting Badger tradition by attending the Founders’ Day celebration in your area.

Learn about the history of Founders’ Day.

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