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:

Date Time Location
Sept. 17, 2019 6:00–7:30 p.m. Grainger Hall, Room 1266
Oct. 16, 2019 6:00–7:30 p.m. Grainger Hall, Room 1266
Oct. 24, 2019 6:15–7:15 p.m. Grainger Hall, Room 2510
Nov. 19, 2019 6:00–7:30 p.m. Grainger Hall, Room 1266

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 last year's agenda to get an idea of what you can expect for the upcoming Campus Preview Day.

Date Time Location
Jan. 10, 2020 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Grainger Hall, Learning Commons

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 and onsite parking is provided for these events. 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
Milwaukee Info Session, University Club-Milwaukee, 924 E Wells St. Oct. 9, 2019 Noon–1:30 p.m.
Pewaukee Info Session, Thunder Bay Grille, N14 W24130 Tower Pl. Nov. 13, 2019 5:30–7:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Info Session, University Club-Milwaukee, 924 E Wells St. Nov. 20, 2019 5:30–7:00 p.m.

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

Online Events

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
Sept. 25, 2019 12:30–1:00 p.m. CT
Oct. 23, 2019 12:30–1:00 p.m. CT
Nov. 19, 2019 12:30–1:00 p.m. CT
Dec. 5, 2019 2:00–2:30 p.m. CT

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

Virtual Information Session

Information sessions provide a valuable introduction to the Wisconsin Evening MBA Program. Members of the Evening and Executive MBA admissions staff are on hand to provide you with information and respond to any questions you might have.

Date Time
Sept. 25, 2019 11:30 a.m.–Noon CT
Oct. 23, 2019 11:30 a.m.–Noon CT
Nov. 19, 2019 11:30 a.m.–Noon CT
Dec. 10, 2019 Noon–12:30 p.m. CT
Jan. 22, 2020 6:00–6:30 p.m. CT

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

GMAT and GRE Preparation

Graduate Admissions Exam Strategy Workshops

The Wisconsin Evening MBA Program offers you the GMAT and GRE Strategy Workshop to help you increase your potential score. 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 instructor with 10 years of experience in the test prep industry who 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 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 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 from 6:00–8:30 p.m. on the following dates:

Date Time Location
Sept. 23, 2019 6:00–8:30 p.m. Grainger Hall, Room 3335
Oct. 17, 2019 6:00–8:30 p.m. Grainger Hall, Room 2510
Nov. 4, 2019 6:00–8:30 p.m. Grainger Hall, Room 3335

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 (2019–2020 academic year)

Speaker Date Time Location
Chris Westfall
Leadership Language
Sept. 6, 2019 5:00–8:00 p.m. Grainger Hall, Room 1310
Peter Feigin
Culture: A Roadmap to Change
Oct. 3, 2019 5:00–8:00 p.m. Grainger Hall, Room 1310
Gayle Fuguitt
A conversation with Dean Vallabh Sambamurthy
Nov. 1, 2019 5:00–8:00 p.m. Grainger Hall, Room 1310
Winter Weikel: Dr. Antoinetter Bonnie Candia-Bailey, Creating Inclusive Action Jan. 10, 2020 Noon–1:00 p.m. Grainger Hall, Room 1310
Ron Parker
President and CEO of The Executive Leadership Council
April 16, 2020 5:00–8:00 p.m. Grainger Hall, Room 1310

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.