Once you are formally admitted to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, we automatically send you a housing contract to live in one of our 19 residence halls. Be sure to follow the checklist provided so that you know when your contract is due. While there is no on-campus living requirement, over 90 percent of the incoming freshman class and roughly 7,400 residents fill our halls each academic year. If you have plans to take classes during the summer, living in the residence halls can also be an option for you.
After submitting a signed housing contract and deposit, you'll be able to submit hall preferences and select a roommate preference. Explore our 10 learning communities and see if any of their topic areas interest you. Finding a roommate is also fun when browsing through profiles of other future Badgers on RoomSync.