If you have questions on admissions topics, please check our Admissions FAQs.

Program Schedule

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Transportation and Accommodations

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Student Services

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  • Is someone available to assist me during the times I’m on campus?

    Yes. Members of the program staff are on hand during evening class sessions. With offices located near your classroom, the staff is available to answer questions and support your educational experience. The program staff also joins Evening MBA students for orientation and special events, including the M. Keith Weikel Executive Leadership Speaker Series.

  • What types of career management services are available?

    Customized career coaching is available to Evening MBA students; these services can be helpful whether you are planning to seek advancement at your current organization or an external position. Services offered include career planning and visioning, personal marketing, networking, compensation negotiation, and job search or promotion strategies. Students also have access to career resources, including online webinars, a career resource guide, seminars and workshops, and more.

  • What types of support courses are offered to Wisconsin Evening MBA students?

    Academic preparatory materials for math skills will be sent to enrolled students prior to orientation. A math review will be held during winter intersession. Tutoring sessions are also available to students as needed, and students are encouraged to visit faculty during office hours to ask for assistance with specific courses.

Student Body

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Other MBA Degree Options

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Attendance Expectations

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  • Do all classes have to be attended in person?

    You are expected to attend all classes. Of course, occasional absences due to illness, unexpected occurrences, or major life events are accommodated. In cases where numerous absences are simply unavoidable, program staff will work with you to determine whether withdrawal from the program is in your best interest.

  • Is participation in the global learning experience required?

    All students are expected to participate in the global learning experience, which features a 10-day trip to a destination abroad. Any students with serious concerns about fulfilling the global learning experience requirement should notify the director of Academic Resources and Student Affairs as early as possible.

  • My job requires that I travel for business. Will the Wisconsin Evening MBA Program be a good fit for me?

    If your current position requires travel, the Wisconsin Evening MBA Program may still work for you. Students are generally successful in the program under the following conditions:

    • They can set their own travel schedule.
    • They can complete all travel between Monday after class and Thursday before class.
    • They are able to participate in group or team projects while they are traveling.
    • They have a commitment from their employer that travel obligations will not increase while the student is attending the Evening MBA Program.

    Please view the detailed academic calendar to assess whether your work travel and other commitments will allow you to attend all required classes, orientation, and the international trip.

    Students who travel frequently for business or have other concerns about attendance are encouraged to contact the admissions staff to evaluate their situation.

  • Does the Wisconsin Evening MBA Program offer online or remote classes?

    The program does not offer online or remote classes. In order to enhance the experience of learning as a cohort and part of an engaged community, all classes are held at Grainger Hall, home of the Wisconsin School of Business, on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus.

Global Learning Experience

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  • How is technology used to support my participation in the Wisconsin Evening MBA Program?

    As an incoming student, you will receive a 2-in-1 tablet computer that provides access to all reference materials needed for the program, including case studies, program schedules, class directories, and textbooks. You can also use this tablet to collaborate with team members, classmates, and faculty in real time. Access to the Internet allows connections for both personal and professional use, and ownership of the computer remains with you. The portability and convenience of having everything you need for participation in the program contributes to efficient time management.

  • Should I bring a computer to campus?

    As an incoming student, you will be provided with a 2-in-1 tablet computer that should meet all your portable computing needs while you are on campus and attending classes or working on group projects. You can also use this tablet to connect to the Internet for personal and professional use during breaks. Ownership of the tablet remains with you.

    Many students find that they do not need to carry an additional personal computer. However, if you do wish to use another personal computer on campus, you can review the technology requirements and recommendations from the Division of Information Technology (DoIT) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

  • What kinds of technology support are available?

    The program staff will be available to assist you during class hours and can connect you with a technology specialist. If you have technology questions at other times, you may contact the Division of Information Technology (DoIT) at UW–Madison directly by phone, email, or chat.