L&S Freshmen Academic Student Orientation 2023

September 5, 2023


1. College of Letters & Science Orientation

L&S Freshmen Academic Orientation will welcome first-year students who advise with L&S Academic Advising Services (AAS) and Center for Academic Excellence (CAE). It is an opportunity to gather with fellow students and learn more about your L&S education, academic and non-academic resources, and how to access advising. Students will also hear from Dean Wilcots, and take photos with classmates.

Cross-College Advising Services (CCAS) and L&S Honors will be hosting their own orientations.

Where: Memorial Union Theatre (Shannon Hall)

When: 9:30am and 10:30am (doors open at 9:00am and 10:00am). You should only attend one. Watch your WiscMail for details.

2. Chancellor’s Lunch

Where: Gordon Dining & Event Center

When: 12:00pm

3. UW-Madison Convocation 

Chancellor Mnookin will welcome all first-year UW-Madison students.

Where: Kohl Center

When: 1:30pm

Pick up your free L&S t-shirt and wear it to the events

Pick up a t-shirt on Friday, September 1, between 10:00 am-4:00 pm at either Allen Centennial Garden or Kohl Center. Students should watch their email accounts for more details about t-shirt pickup.

campus aerial
Photo by Bryce Richter /UW-Madison
Aerial view of Kohl Center
Photo by: Jeff Miller
L&S Orientation
Photo by Bryce Richter /UW-Madison