Department of Mathematics

Van Vleck Hall, 480 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI

Incoming Students


PhD Schedule (times are in CDT)

July 9, 2020
        8:30a Welcome/Town Hall (virtual)
        12-4p advising appointments (virtual)
July 10, 2020
        12-4p advising appointments (virtual)
July 13-August 14, 2020
        8-10a ITA training (T-F, not M) (mandatory for international students*) (virtual-BBCUltra)
        Summer Enhancement Program (SEP) (optional) (virtual-BBCUltra)
August 17, 2020 2020-21 academic year contract begins
August 18-21, 2020 qualifying exams (optional) (mode TBD)
August 24, 2020 mandatory orientation week (mode TBD)
September 2, 2020 classes begin (hybrid)
May 16, 2021 contract year ends

*ITA Training is mandatory for international students that have not completed 4 years of schooling at an institution where English was the sole language of instruction.

MA-FAS Schedule

TBD advising (for students new to UW-Madison)
TBD orientation
September 2, 2020 classes begin

Apartments: Rent/Sublet

University Apartments
Campus Area Housing

Notices of current math graduate students subletting or looking for roommates will be sent via email.

New Student Checklist



Graduate Student Life from the Graduate School
Guide to Madison & the University written by former Math Students (Wiki)

UW-Madison Department of Mathematics
Van Vleck Hall
480 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI  53706

(608) 263-3054

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