You’re not only choosing a program; you’re choosing a home.
Madison, the state capital of Wisconsin, is situated on an isthmus between lake Mendota and lake Menona. Often described as a cosmopolitan city with a hometown feel, Madison is a place with four distinct seasons. The city boasts a variety of indoor and outdoor activities to meet diverse tastes, plenty of shopping and restaurants, as well as sports and recreation.
Madison in all seasons
Explore the website below to find indoor and outdoor activities to match the season.
The City of Madison
The City of Madison website is valuable resource for Madisonians. You’ll find information about neighborhoods, parks, libraries, schools, services, transportation, news, updates and much more.
Pedestrians shop for fresh cheese, tomatoes and other produce while walking around the Dane County Farmers' Market that circles the Wisconsin State Capitol in downtown Madison. Attending the Farmers' Market is a favorite weekend activity for many University of Wisconsin-Madison students and members of the Madison community. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison)