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, EP departmental

The Engineering Physics department assists students who transfer into the EP department from the EGR classification or from outside UW-Madison. Advising is available in 153 Engineering Research Building.

Undergraduate advising »

Curriculum and handbook, EMA »

Future course offerings, EMA »

Curriculum and handbook, EP »

Future course offerings, EP »

Curriculum and handbook, NE »

Future course offerings, NE »

EP Links

Lyndsey Bankers, Grayson Butler, Joe Jaeckels, Julie Mason, and Katie Wichmanwork pose with their Badger Sett interim housing, a tent-like structure with inflatable supports, at the EMA/ME Design competition. Photo: Mark Riechers.

Lyndsey Bankers, Grayson Butler, Joe Jaeckels, Julie Mason, and Katie Wichmanwork wait to present their Badger Sett interim housing at the EMA/ME Design competition. Photo: Mark Riechers.


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 Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
American Nuclear Society
Engineering EXPO
Engineering World Health
Engineers Without Borders
Society of Women Engineers
Women in Nuclear



Scholarships in variable amounts are available to Engineering Physics (EP) undergraduate students and to Engineering General Resources (EGR) undergraduate students expecting to be admitted to the EP department 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.



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



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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