General guides to graduate student life
The University’s official guide to Graduate Student Life at UW-Madison
A wiki for grads written by grads in the Math Department: Graduate Student Guide
Finding a job at the University
Are you without an appointment for the semester? The university lists open positions available on the Student Job Center website, under the Graduate Assistant Positions category.
UW operated faculty and student apartments: UW Housing
The University’s list of privately-operated apartments: Campus Area Housing
Craigslist: Madison Housing
Madison’s Tenant Resource Center is a great resource if you have any problems with your landlord.
The Isthmus’ Guide compiles listings for music, social, art movie and many more events throughout the area.
Another great resource for a guide to concerts and clubs is Madison Music Online.
To find out what’s going on at the student unions on campus, check out the Wisconsin Union Events Calendar.
Educational and professional development
The University hosts many events that might help you further your career. For those listings as well as other UW events, visit the UW Events Calendar.
The Graduate Student Collaborative also put together a calendar of events to help us write better, find mentors, and get jobs.