University of Wisconsin Madison College of Engineering

Information for current undergraduate students

Academic programs

The department publishes curricula, future course offerings and other academic resources.

Advising, EGR classification

The general classification EGR is given to undergraduate students who have been admitted to the College of Engineering but are not yet affiliated with a degree-granting engineering department.

All EGR students receive academic advising through the Engineering General Resources (EGR) Office. We welcome you at any time to discuss a wide variety of topics, such as:

Advising, CEE departmental

The civil and environmental engineering department assists students who transfer from the EGR classification or from outside UW-Madison. Advising is available by appointment.


Civil Engineering »

Construction Engineering and Management Option »

Environmental Engineering Option »


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Student hourly packet

CEE Student Hourly Form

• Student Hourly Employment-CPE Quick Guide to MY TIME

• W-4 Form-Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate

• Direct deposit authorization

• Employment Eligibility Verification (I-9)

• International Tax Packet

• New Student Employee Checklist (For Water Science and Engineering Laboratory Student Hourly Only)

Course Substitution form

Option Declaration/Cancellation

Academic Advising Syllabus



CEE Links

Student studying outdoors at Union South table.

Studying at the Plaza, an outdoor seating area at Union South on the engineering campus similar to the Memorial Union Terrace. Photo: Jeff Miller.

Student initiatives


Engineering students at UW-Madison can participate in more than 50 engineering-affiliated student organizations, most of which host outreach activities. A few student organizations are especially dedicated to community service.




American Society of Civil Engineers
Chi Epsilon
Construction Club
Transportation Society
Engineering EXPO
Engineering World Health
Engineers Without Borders
Society of Women Engineers
UWiTS, the ITE Student Chapter of UW-Madison




Scholarships in variable amounts are available to Civil Engineering undergraduate students and to Engineering General Resources (EGR) undergraduate students expecting to be admitted to the BSCE program for the term of the scholarship. Many awards are based on academic merit and not on financial need. Visit Scholarships@UW-Madison to find and apply for scholarships.




The College of Engineering offers academic support services for physics, engineering mechanics, mechanical engineering, and other courses. Resources are available at the Undergraduate Learning Center for improving study skills and tutoring.


Research opportunities


Opportunities are available to undergraduates to prepare for advanced studies in engineering and other fields.


Career services


You're welcome to meet with Engineering Career Services staff for job search assistance. Join Engineering Career Services for access to job postings, resume referrals, and interviews.




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