Director of Housing Jeff Novak is speaking to May Congress

In a historic first, UW-System President Ray Cross takes questions from the Congress

Chancellor Rebecca Blank addressing November Congress

Chair of the Awards Selection Committee Molly Lenz presents Elizabeth Pringle Award to Chris Holsen at October Congress meeting. Congratulations, Chris!

Vice Chancellor Laurent Heller chairs all University Staff Congress meetings


 UW-Madison University Staff Congress

University Staff Congress is the largest representative shared governance body for university staff at UW-Madison.

Congress is the final decision-making body in the university staff shared governance process. This applies to any questions forwarded to it by the University Staff Central Committee or any standing, ad-hoc, Chapter 6, or other shared governance committee or group.

Individual members of Congress should regularly solicit opinions from their districts and provide updates on shared governance developments, as well as to inform employees of opportunities to participate in upcoming events, forums, listening sessions, focus groups, and elections. In addition, employees should be encouraged to provide feedback to their representatives.

Members of Congress should engage the talents and expertise of those in their districts, who can provide critical analysis of events and proposals based on their own specialized training and knowledge.

Elected representatives can send out emails to constituents in their district by using the designated WiscList email address: ustaff-district_ _

The space is where you input your district number. For example, if you were the elected representative for district 101, the district Wiscmail address is