Future Residents

Student Staff welcome new students to Housing

Welcome to the Division of University Housing, which manages all University-owned on-campus housing at UW-Madison, including nineteen residence halls and three apartment communities. No matter which community is right for you, we provide support and high-quality facilities that are built for your success, to give you the ultimate Wisconsin Experience!

University Residence Halls

University Residence Halls consist of 19 buildings with over 7,400 residents, located in two distinct neighborhoods across campus. They include a mix of mostly double and single rooms, with ten learning communities, social activities, academic resources, and support staff on-site.


  • Undergraduate students

Learn more about University Residence Halls

University Apartments

University Apartments consist of three distinct apartment communities with about 3,000 residents, located on the west end of campus. They include planned events and support services for students and families, as well as a Community Center, Community Gardens, and a licensed childcare service.


  • Graduate students
  • Students with families
  • Postdoctoral researchers
  • Academic staff and faculty

Learn more about University Apartments