The Wisconsin Evening MBA Program offers several opportunities to learn more about the program. You are welcome to visit with us on campus, meet us at various locations around the region, or participate in an online event.

Many of these admissions events and visits connect you with current students, who are happy to share their personal experiences with the program.

Meet with Us

Meet with an Admissions Professional

A representative of the Wisconsin Evening MBA would be pleased to connect with you via phone or in person to discuss your professional and academic background. We can help you explore how your goals might be furthered by pursuing an MBA and answer your questions about the program.

If you have any questions about meeting with an admissions professional, please contact the Evening MBA Program Office.

Connect on Campus

On-Campus Information Sessions

Information sessions provide a valuable introduction to the Wisconsin Evening MBA Program. Members of the Evening MBA admissions staff are on hand to provide you with information and respond to any questions you might have. You will also hear from current students, who will share their perspectives and answer your questions about the Wisconsin MBA experience.

On-campus information sessions take place in Grainger Hall, home of the Wisconsin School of Business, located at 975 University Avenue in Madison.

Upcoming sessions are scheduled for the following dates and times:

Location Date Time
Grainger Hall, Room 2510 Sept. 8, 2017 3:30–5:00 p.m.
Grainger Hall, Room 3070 Oct. 6, 2017 2:30–4:00 p.m.
Grainger Hall, Room 2310 Nov. 16, 2017 4:15–5:45 p.m.
Grainger Hall, Room 2510 Dec. 15, 2017 2:30–4:00 p.m.
Grainger Hall, Room 2510 Jan. 29, 2018 4:30–6:00 p.m.
Grainger Hall, Room 2510 Feb. 26, 2018 4:30–6:00 p.m.
Grainger Hall, Room 2510 March 22, 2018 4:30–6:00 p.m.
Grainger Hall, Room 2510 April 13, 2018 2:30–4:00 p.m.
Grainger Hall, Room 2510 May 16, 2018 4:00–5:30 p.m.
Grainger Hall, Room 2510 June 5, 2018 4:00–5:30 p.m.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Evening MBA Program Office.

Class Visits

Many prospective applicants find it helpful to sit in on a class and observe the Wisconsin Evening MBA Program in action. Each visitor is connected with a current student who serves as a host. The host can answer your questions, connect you with faculty and other students, and share personal perspectives on how the program works.

If you have any questions about class visits, please contact the Evening MBA Program Office.

Campus Preview Day

You’re invited to connect with students, faculty, staff, and alumni as you explore the Evening MBA or Executive MBA at the Wisconsin School of Business. All of our Evening MBA and Executive MBA cohorts will be in class this day, and they are eager to share their path to the Wisconsin MBA and career successes with you. You will have rich opportunities to network and connect with them throughout the day.

Here's what you can expect:
  • Receive expert advice on how to best prepare for the GMAT
  • Gain insider tips on how you can create your most competitive application for admission and our merit-based scholarship
  • Prepare for the program with tips from our panel of students and alumni
  • Meet the Career Management team and learn how to advance your personal brand
  • Explore the Wisconsin School of Business, home of the Wisconsin Evening and Executive MBA Programs, and get a better understanding of how our students and alumni continue to foster innovation

You can view a detailed agenda for the upcoming Campus Preview Day.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Evening MBA Program Office.

Connect on the Road

Attend an Information Session Near You

Information sessions provide a valuable introduction to the Wisconsin Evening MBA Program. Members of the Evening MBA admissions staff are on hand to provide you with information and respond to any questions you might have. You’ll also hear from current students, who will share their perspectives and answer your questions about the Wisconsin MBA experience.

Information sessions take place at various locations in the metropolitan Milwaukee area or in the region. Student panelists are drawn from the local area so that you can get the full benefit of their experience.

Information sessions are held throughout the academic year, and are scheduled for the following dates and times:

Location Date Time
University Club Milwaukee, 924 E. Wells St., Milwaukee, WI 53202 Sept. 27, 2017 Noon–1:30 p.m.
Country Inn & Suites, 1250 S. Moorland Road, Brookfield, WI 53005 Sept. 27, 2017 4:00–5:30 p.m.
Silver Spring Golf Club, N56 W21318 Silver Spring Dr., Menomonee Falls, WI 53051 Nov. 1, 2017 Noon–1:30 p.m.
University Club Milwaukee, 924 E. Wells St., Milwaukee, WI 53202 Nov. 1, 2017 4:00–5:30 p.m.
University Club-Milwaukee, 924 E. Wells St., Milwaukee, WI 53202 March 21, 2018 Noon–1:30 p.m.
Thunder Bay Grille, N14 W24130 Tower Pl., Pewaukee, WI 53072 March 21, 2018 4:00–5:30 p.m.
Thunder Bay Grille, N14 W24130 Tower Pl., Pewaukee, WI 53072 April 23, 2018 5:00–6:15 p.m.
University Club-Milwaukee, 924 E. Wells St., Milwaukee, WI 53202 April 25, 2018 4:30–6:00 p.m.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Evening MBA Program Office.

Online Events

Online Chat Sessions

For your convenience, you can also connect with the admissions staff from the Wisconsin Evening and Executive MBA Programs via online chat sessions. In these virtual events, you can ask questions about the Evening and Executive MBA Programs and view the answers to your questions and others in real time. A link to each event will become active one hour prior to the event.

Online chats

Date Time
Dec. 6, 2017 Noon–1:00 p.m. CT
Jan. 17, 2018 Noon–1:00 p.m. CT
Feb. 13, 2018 Noon–1:00 p.m. CT

If you have any questions about these events, please contact the Evening MBA Program Office.

Webinar Series: How to Prepare a Compelling Application

Join the admissions team for an informative chat/webinar series designed to familiarize you with the admissions process, and provide guidance on how to produce a competitive application.

Date Time
April 19, 2018 Noon–12:30 p.m. CT
April 24, 2018 Noon–12:30 p.m. CT
May 9, 2018 Noon–12:30 p.m. CT
May 17, 2018 Noon–12:30 p.m. CT
May 30, 2018 Noon–12:30 p.m. CT
June 6, 2018 Noon–12:30 p.m. CT
June 14, 2018 Noon–12:30 p.m. CT
June 21, 2018 Noon–12:30 p.m. CT

If you have any questions about these events, please contact the Evening MBA Program Office.

GMAT Preparation

GMAT Strategy Workshops

The Wisconsin Evening MBA Program offers you the GMAT Strategy Workshop to help you enhance your GMAT potential. These workshops, which take place at Grainger Hall on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus, are offered at no cost to you.

Our presenter for this session is a highly-rated GMAT instructor with 10 years of experience in the test prep industry, and has achieved a student satisfaction rating of more than 95%. She received her Education degree from Marquette University, and her J.D. from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. She has presented to hundreds of prospective students over the years, and currently teaches GMAT and GRE classes in the Madison area.

During this complimentary GMAT strategy workshop, she will demonstrate key test concepts and show you how to identify the correct methods to solve problems. She asks you to come prepared with any questions or reservations you have about the GMAT exam, as this is the perfect opportunity for help!

As an added benefit of the workshop, you will also have an opportunity to network with current Evening MBA students and staff, and get answers to your questions about the program.

Upcoming sessions will be held in Grainger Hall, Room 2510, from 6:00–8:30 p.m. on the following dates:

Date
Nov. 2, 2017
Dec. 4, 2017
Jan. 23, 2018
March 1, 2018
April 2, 2018
May 10, 2018
June 4, 2018

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Evening MBA Program Office.

Networking Events

M. Keith Weikel MBA Leadership Speaker Series

As a prospective Wisconsin Evening MBA student, you (and a guest) are invited to join the Wisconsin School of Business for the M. Keith Weikel MBA Leadership Speaker Series. This series brings influential business leaders and alumni to campus for speaking engagements. In addition to gaining new insights from successful business leaders in a variety of fields, you will have an opportunity to network with our speakers, alumni, staff, and students.

Featured Speakers (2017–2018 academic year)

Speaker Date Time
Jia Jiang
Founder and CEO, Wuju Learning
Sept. 8, 2017 5:00–8:00 p.m.
William A. Davis
President and Chief Operating Officer, Universal Orlando Resort
Oct. 12, 2017 5:00–8:00 p.m.
Anne P. Massey
Dean, Wisconsin School of Business
Presenting with Alumni Leaders
Nov. 9, 2017 5:00–8:00 p.m.
Karl F. Schneider
Under Secretary of the Army, Department of the Army
Jan. 12, 2018 4:30–7:30 p.m.
John Peirson
Deputy CFO, Deloitte Services LP
Feb. 23, 2018 5:00–8:00 p.m.
Roger Ferguson
CEO, TIAA
March 21, 2018 5:00–8:00 p.m.
Aaron S. Williams
Executive Vice President, Government Relations and Corporate Communications,
RTI International
April 26, 2018 5:00–8:00 p.m.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact the Evening MBA Program Office.

For more information about any of our admissions events or to arrange a visit, please contact the Evening MBA Program Office.