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Care Packages

University Housing’s care packages are the perfect way to brighten your Badger’s day. Whether you want to celebrate a birthday, help your favorite student through a late night of studying, or send some healthy snacks, we’ve got you covered!

To order a care package for your Badger, simply call 1-800-438-5680 (Madison area: 608-262-0057) Monday – Friday 8 AM – 6 PM (Central). Or fill out the order form and mail it to University Housing Dining and Culinary Services. Our Care Packages are available for order from August 28 – December 21 and January 17 – May 10. Please allow three business days for care package orders.

Order a Care Package today!

Our Care Package Offerings

Bucky birthday cake

Birthday Cake – $23.00/$36.00
Our decorated, personalized birthday cake serves 12 people ($23); party size serves 24 ($36). Choose a chocolate, vanilla, or marble cake with chocolate or vanilla frosting. Plates and utensils are provided in a reusable shopping bag.

Giant chocolate chip cookie heart

Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie Heart – $12.50
Perfect for Valentine’s Day or anytime! This giant, decorated, heart-shaped cookie can be decorated and personalized with a short message and comes with two certificates for a pint of milk.

Brownie pizza

Brownie Pizza – $16.00
A rich treat great for anytime a student needs a pick me up! Our brownie pizza features chocolate cream frosting, M&M or Oreo crumbles topping, and white drizzle.


Dozen Cupcakes – $15.00
Perfect for sharing with friends or any celebration. Choose chocolate or white cupcakes with chocolate or confetti frosting.

Jumbo cupcakes

Four Pack Jumbo Cupcakes – $14.00
Perfect for sharing with a special someone, or a special treat for a job well done! Choose chocolate or confetti cupcakes with chocolate or confetti frosting.

Milk and cookies

Milk and Cookies – $12.00
One dozen freshly baked chocolate chip cookies and gift certificate for a milk quart.

Healthy fruit and snack bag

Healthy Fruit and Snack Bag – $20.00
Chock full of healthy treats, this care package is a perfect gift for your busy student. The package comes with a reusable mug and a reusable shopping bag filled with healthy treats including apples, oranges, Clif snack bars and trail mix.

Up all night studying bag

Up All Night Studying – $20.00
This assortment of study snack favorites is perfect for a night of intense studying. The package includes energy items including Vitamin Water, Starbucks Frappuccino drink, Snickers bars, Oreo cookies, pretzels, Ramen Noodles, trail mix, and Kraft Easy Mac & Cheese in a reusable shopping bag.

Get Well Soon bag

Get Well Soon – $20.00
An assortment of cold “remedies” including: Campbell’s Soup Cup, saltine crackers, Vitamin Water, Contact Cold & Flu, Emergen-C, Kleenex, Advil, and fresh fruit in a reusable bag.


Capital City Pizza Gift Certificates – $8.00
These pizzas are Housing’s most popular treat! Order several for your student for made-to-order pizza all semester. Each gift certificate is valid for one 7″ pizza.

Ice cream

Add-On Options – $5.00 each
Choose from two certificates for half-gallons of milk, a certificate for a pint of ice cream, or two Mylar balloons.