Information for new & prospective faculty

We are pleased to announce that in collaboration with the Office of the Provost for Faculty and Staff, we have moved this resource to a more central location that should be more accessible to new and prospective faculty.  You can find it on the Provost’s website:  Resources for New Faculty and Staff.

Welcome! This website provides  scholars visiting UW–‍Madison to interview for faculty positions, those considering offers, and newly hired faculty with information about UW–Madison and the Madison community. Please feel free to contact any of the offices or individuals listed here for more information about programs and resources.

A note on terminology: In some links to campus and UW System web pages the terms “unclassified employees” or “employees covered by the Wisconsin Retirement System” are used — they refer to faculty and to “academic staff” positions. “Academic staff” members include researchers, instructors, and other positions in outreach and student services.

Because links and resources change regularly, please contact us to make suggestions for additions and notify us of corrections and/or broken links.

About the Campus

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Information about the University, its governance, and structure

Information about employee leave and benefits

Faculty development, mentoring, and support programs

Resources for childcare and work-life balance

Resources for dual-career couples

Offices and organizations for equity, diversity, and inclusion

Offices, resources, and services for people with disabilities

Resources and information for international faculty and staff

Organizations and resources for the LGBTQ community

Campus religious/spiritual organizations

About the Madison community

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About Madison and vicinity

Public & private schools

Cultural & community organizations, resources

Religious organizations & institutions

Madison’s places of workshop are far too numerous to list here. The directories listed below provide links and information to places of workshop that cater to wide variety of faiths and denominations including: African Methodist Episcopal, Assemblies of God, Bahai, Baptist, Buddhist, Catholic, Episcopal Evangelical. Greek Orthodox, Islamic, Jewish, Lutheran, Pentecostal, Presbyterian, Quaker, Sikh, United Church of Christ, United Methodist.

Resources for childcare & eldercare

Resources for people with disabilities

Resources for members of LGBTQ communities

Ethnic grocery stores, barbers, & beauticians

Grocery stores

In addition to the directories provided above, see this partial list of ethnic grocery stores:

Media outlets serving diverse communities