University of Wisconsin–Madison

Visit the Information School

Are you a prospective MA student or a recently admitted MA student wanting to visit the iSchool?  

We’re happy to arrange  a virtual  visit!
(The iSchool is not scheduling The Lake Mendota shoreline is pictured in an aerial view of the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus during autumn on Oct. 12, 2013. Clockwise from bottom center, major campus facilities include the Goodspeed Family Pier, Below Alumni Center, Pyle Center, Memorial Library, Mosse Humanities Building, construction of the East Campus Mall, Wisconsin State Historical Society, Science Hall, Helen C. White Hall, Memorial Union Terrace and Red Gym (Armory and Gymnasium). The photograph was made from a helicopter looking south. (Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison) in-person visits at this time.)

If you are interested in the on-campus program, please choose a day and time that works for you on the Prospective Student/Admitted Applicant meeting calendar.   (Providing 72 hour’s notice is encouraged.) Your appointment with the MA Graduate Program Manager, Tanya Hendricks Cobb, will last approximately one hour and will include a discussion of the on-campus program, and information tailored to your specific interests and questions.

If you are interested in the online program or are a newly admitted online student, please use this calendar to schedule a virtual visit with Debra Shapiro, Teaching Faculty & Coordinator of the Online Masters. (Providing 72 hour’s notice is encouraged.) Your virtual visit will last 45 mins. to one hour.  

We look forward to meeting you!

For additional information about the MA programs, the iSchool and UW-Madison,  see:
(1) The iSchool MA Info Sessions
(2) A Tour of the iSchool Laboratory Library
(3) Why UW-Madison
(4)Preparing for Graduate School at UW-Madison
(5) About UW-Madison
(6) Campus Life

Directions to the Information School

The Information School is located in room 4217 on the 4th floor of Helen C. White Hall, 600 N. Park Street.

Park in the City of Madison’s State Street Campus Ramp at 415 N. Lake Street (north of University Avenue) and walk to Helen C. White Hall. Rates are listed online. Limited public parking is available in the upper parking ramp beneath Helen C. White Hall. Check for parking availability in campus lots at:

For directions to Helen C. White Hall from the State Street Campus Ramp, or to obtain directions from any other destination, use this Google map.