UW–Madison Day in Wisconsin

April 14
Online, join from anywhere
Cost: Free to attend

Get involved. Make a difference.

As a public university, the UW’s budget and policies are affected by our government. Wisconsin’s upcoming biennial budget has been called “the state’s toughest” in a decade. We need your voice right now.

This UW–Madison Day, join alumni from across Wisconsin to meet with elected officials and their staff online. Share your story and tell them why it’s so important to make higher education a priority in these difficult times. UW–Madison’s work is critical to students, community members, and countless people around the world — and this is your chance to lift your voice and make a difference in those lives.

UW–Madison Day — our annual day of advocacy — will be virtual this year, making it easier than ever to participate on your schedule. The Wisconsin Alumni Association® will provide everything you need to be a successful voice for the UW. Join us and make your mark on the future of our university!

UW–Madison Day in Wisconsin Opening Program

12 – 1 p.m. CDT
Join us for a presentation from Chancellor Blank, a panel discussion with legislators, and Lobby 101 training for participants.

Virtual Constituent Meetings with Legislators

30 minute Meetings | 1 – 5 p.m. CDT
These half-hour small group sessions provide an easier, more intimate way to speak with your legislators. When you register, you’ll be assigned to a specific time slot.

Legislative meetings will be organized by state senate district, and will include local assembly representatives.


UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank Q&A with a panel of Wisconsin legislative leaders “Lobbying 101” presentation
Dan Feyen — State Senator (R – Fond du Lac)
Brad Pfaff — State Senator (D – Onalaska)

Learn More

You can learn more about issues facing the UW now. Plus, check out our YouTube channel to learn about the amazing work being done by UW grad students and faculty experts, and why research funding is so important.

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