Reedsburg Campus open to the public

The Reedsburg Campus will host an open house Thursday, August 11, from 4 to 7 p.m.  Staff members, students and instructors will give tours, demonstrate classroom technology and provide information about student services available at the campus. There will be hands-on activities for all ages. Sandwiches will be served from 4 to 5:30 p.m.


Published August 5, 2016.

Honors Program Workshop available

The deadline for students to enroll in the Honors Program for fall semester is Friday, Sept. 2. Full-time and part-time faculty interested in supervising Honors Projects must complete the four-hour Madison College Honors Program Workshop. 

Upcoming workshops for fall semester are Monday, August 22, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and Thursday, Aug. 25, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. If a group of faculty or a department would like to do a workshop together, alternative dates and times can be arranged. 

Registration for workshops can be found on the CETL website. The workshop counts toward the FQAS Continuing Professional Development categories of Student Success, Currency and Content Expertise or College and Strategic Interests. 

Questions? Contact the Honors program Director Julia Haseleu at (608) 243-4715.


Published August 5, 2016.

ATM moved to new location

From Monday, August 8, through Thursday, August 25, the UW Credit Union ATM will be located inside of the branch location and accessible only during branch hours of 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. The night deposit will be unavailable during this time, but the branch will continue to be open per usual. 

Published August 5, 2016.

Portage Campus welcomes the public

The Portage Campus will host an open house Wednesday, Aug. 10, from 4 to 7 p.m. Staff members, students and instructors will give campus tours, demonstrate classroom technology and provide information about student services available at the campus. There will be hands-on activities for all ages. Sandwiches will be served from 4 to 5:30 p.m.


Published August 3, 2016.

Offices blocked off due to flooring installation

Until Aug. 15, the Facility Services office (B1244) front door will be blocked due to flooring installation. Upon entering the building at the Gateway entrance, take the elevators to the second floor and walk to the first stairwell. Go down the stairs and take a sharp left to the vestibule. Then go through the door to the outside. Facility Services has a sign posted on the back entrance door to your right.

Coming from the first floor hallway by the Bookstore turn right by the Mailroom and go through Shipping and Receiving. Turn left through the outside door. Then go left until you see the Facility Services sign on the back door. If you are still having problems locating the office call (608) 246-6025 or (608) 246-6263.

Due to construction, the Public Safety Services office will not be accessible until Aug. 15. While physical access to the office is closed during this period, Public Safety services are still available 24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling (608) 245-2222 (emergency/after hours) or (608) 246-6932 (non-emergency). From internal phones, call 2222 or 6932.

During this time, student parking permits will be available at the Truax Welcome Center located in Room A1000. Employee permits will not be available until the Public Safety office reopens. Thank you for your patience during this phase of the construction projects. 

Published August 3, 2016. Updated August 8, 2016.

CEEP fellowship available for students

Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) is a national non-partisan project that educates college students in the United States about how to register to vote and volunteer for campaigns. Please help current students apply by Wednesday, Aug. 10, for the fellowship with a $1,000.00 stipend. Fellows will serve a minimum of 10 hours per week starting in August and ending in November of 2016. 

For mor information, contact Jackie Dahlke at the Student Life Center, (608) 246-6343. 

Published August 3, 2016.

CETL in search of 2016-17 presenters

For all faculty in the Continuing Professional Development phase:

CETL is looking for presenters for the CONNECTIONS learning community of 2016-17. This year, CETL will host a variety of popcorn sessions, from October 2016 to April 2017, addressing the gaps and best practices of teaching and learning at Madison College. Faculty will present key strategies that work in the classroom. The deadline for proposals is Friday, September 23, 2016. 

Satisfy the Instructional Effectiveness, Content Area Expertise or Student Success by presenting a one-hour workshop (CONNECTIONS presentations of 2015-16):

  • Innovative Ways to Spark Ideas in Students
  • Measurement 101: There is No Such thing as Measurement
  • Thinking Outside the Box
  • What is OneNote?
  • South American Indigenous Voice in our Curricula
  • How Do You Know Students 'Get it' Without a Quiz?
  • Building an Active Learning MacGyver Kit


  • Pick a time that fits your schedule - 9 a.m., 1 p.m., or 6 p.m.
  • Choose the place - Truax, Ft. Atkinson, Portage, Watertown, Reedsburg, Downtown or South Campus.

Published August 3, 2016.

Tech Services to perform Outlook upgrade

Technology Services will perform an upgrade to the email environment that will change the login screen for Outlook Web App users. Below is an example of what the new login screen will look like. 

Once you have logged in, you will see the familiar Outook Web App page.
Further communication will be provided for the next steps in the project.

Published August 3, 2016.

4K classes available through the Child and Family Centers

The Child and Family Centers at Truax and DTEC have a few openings left for the 4-year-old kindergarten (4K) classes. The program is offered Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and is free to Madison resident families. Children must be 4 years old by Thursday, Septmember 1. Wrap-around care is available for an additional charge. Complete an interest form or contact Donna Jost, Child and Family Centers director, for more information at (608) 258-2423.

Child and Family Center at Madison College

Published August 1, 2016. Updated August 3, 2016.

New website training sessions available

Explore the enhanced features of the new Madison College website, see what’s changed and discover how to navigate on your mobile device.

Classes run for an hour and can be tailored to your needs. Feel free to stay for an extra session or come back to ask additional questions. Pre-registration is not required.

 Week of August 8-12 (B3230)

  • Monday, August 8, 9-10 a.m. and 10-11 a.m.
  • Thursday, August 11, 1-2 p.m. and 2-3 p.m.

 Week of August 15-19 (C2428)

  • Tuesday, August 16, 1-2 p.m. and 2-3 p.m.
  • Friday, August 19, 9-10 a.m. and 10-11 a.m.

 Week of August 22-26 (B3230)

  • Monday, August 22, 9-10 a.m. and 10-11 a.m.
  • Thursday, August 25, 9-10 a.m., 10-11 a.m., 1-2 p.m. and 2-3 p.m.

Week of August 29-September 2 (B3230)

  • Tuesday, August 30, 9-10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, August 31, 1-2 p.m.

Published July 29, 2016.