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Welcome New Students

Welcome to UW-Madison! Pres House is one of the best places on campus to find deep friendships, engagement, and community. Pres House welcomes all new students from all backgrounds. Bring ALL of who you are!

“There are many ways to get connected to the Pres House community and we invite you to check out the different opportunities by checking out the side bar (Small Groups, Trips/Retreats, Events, Graduate Students, Young Professionals, Leadership). If you are new to Madison, we especially invite you to the following Welcome Events:

“What I Wish I Knew as a Freshman” ~ Friday, August 31st, 1:00 pm
Get insider tips from upper class students, meet new friends, and enjoy Babcock Hall ice cream.

Fall Kickoff Worship Services ~ Sunday, September 2nd & 9th, 4:30 pm
Join us for our weekly worship where eating dinner together is part of gathering.

Welcome Backpack ~ Monday, September 3rd, 1:00 pm
Faith in Action: Our faith is lived by serving others and advocating for justice. Join us to learn about poverty in Madison and put together kits for people who are under resourced.

Frunch ~ Tuesday, September 4th, 12:00 pm
Immediately after the Chancellor’s Convocation, head down East Campus Mall for a free lunch at Pres House. Bring a friend!

“What I Wish I Knew as a Graduate Student”: Dessert & Panel ~ Tuesday, September 11th, 7:00 pm
Welcome gathering for new graduate students to connect and learn about how to thrive in graduate school. Dessert served.

Join a Small Group
Being a part of a small group is one of THE BEST ways to get connected with new friends and find support in your first semester on campus.

Study Lounge
Need a good place to study? Pres House is here for you. Open Monday-Friday 9am-5:30pm and Sunday 2pm-9pm. Free coffee, WiFi, and friendly faces. Bring friends. All are welcome.

Press House - Welcome New Students
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