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Connect with current Human Ecology students
Student Ambassadors are here to answer your questions! They’d love to share their personal story with you and talk about the transition to college, what a class in the major is like, how to get involved on campus and more!
Threads Design & Fashion Event
Showcasing the work by students in the Textiles and Fashion Design major, the annual fashion show is visual collaboration produced by students from across the UW campus. An event studded with runway, music, performance. Each year is unique, reflecting current social themes through runway, music, performance, lights, video and more.
Expand your professional network in a student organization
ATA helps students get more involved in the major, provides relevant and applicable information about the field of design and helps students develop the necessary skills for a career in the industry.
Community & Nonprofit Leaders (CNPL) provides professional development for CNPL majors, supplemental education, community building, and student representation through advocacy for present and future students.
We connect and build networking opportunities with professionals in the financial services industry by holding professional development events, socials, and networking opportunities to help students with their career goals.
The Interior Design Organization is a cohort of students passionate about interior design (both commercial and residential) and interested in networking opportunities. Members of this organization have access to touring local design firms (Madison, Milwaukee, and Chicago), networking with professionals, connecting with other interior architecture students, and learning more about the world of interior design. The organization is open to all pre-interior architecture and interior architecture students.
Phi U is a national honorary professional organization that recognizes and encourages academic excellence, promotes the development of leadership and scholarship, and provides opportunities for service to the community. Human Ecology students who meet the membership requirements are invited to apply.
Established in Spring 2021, Re-Wear It Wisconsin is a registered student Organization at the School of Human Ecology at UW-Madison. Re-Wear It promotes conscious consumerism and sustainable fashion. They host fun and free clothing swaps, workshops, socials, as well as other professional development opportunities for their members. Re-Wear It hopes to be a part of the change in the fashion industry that prioritizes people and the planet over profits.
The School of Human Ecology Makerspace Student Organization provides students with extended access to the SoHE Makerspace, featuring a diverse array of tools such as a laser cutter, 3D printers, sewing machines, a plotter, and more. The organization oversees access, conducts training, hosts events, and curates a knowledge repository.
The Student Retail Association (SRA) is a professional student organization dedicated to developing a community of aspiring retail professionals. Our mission is to provide a platform for students to enhance their understanding of the retail industry through immersive learning experiences, skill-building workshops, mentorship programs, and industry partnerships. We strive to empower our members, foster their personal and professional growth, and prepare them with the tools and knowledge for a successful career in the dynamic world of retail.