Residents laugh in a room in Barnard Residence Hall.

Transfer Students


Transfer students in University Residence Halls enjoy all of the same convenient benefits of on-campus living, including:

  • Dining – residents enjoy a wide variety of food options at several marketplace dining locations
  • Academics – residents at all levels are shown to get better grades, benefitting from advising, tutoring, technology, and workshops in the residence halls
  • Programs and Activities – residents have many opportunities to participate in fun activities, attend social events, and get involved in their community
  • Safety – Residents are protected by many security measures in the halls and around campus
  • Location – Residents have options in a variety of halls located in the lakeshore or southeast neighborhoods, close to classes, libraries, and recreational facilities

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Transfer students are offered a contract for the University Residence Halls using the information provided to UW-Madison’s Office of Admissions & Recruitment as long as space remains available.

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