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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
Apparel & Textile Association
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.
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.
Financial Occupation Club for University Students (F.O.C.U.S.)
This student org connects students with industry professionals and peers to build skills for successful careers in the personal financial planning, insurance and wealth management industry.
Interior Design Organization
This is a combined organization of the UW–Madison student chapter of the American Society of Interior Design (ASID) and International Interior Design Association (IIDA). IDO promotes the value of interior design while providing knowledge and experiences that build relationships and careers in the field.
Student Retail Association (SRA)
Students in the SRA get an in-depth view of exciting careers in the retail industry through visits with executives, site visits, networking opportunities and more.
Phi Upsilon Omicron
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.
Badger$ense Financial Life Skills
Badger$ense Financial Life Skills program offers for-credit courses, workshops and peer-to-peer, professional experience managing finances. The program is available to all students across UW–Madison.
Community & Nonprofit Leaders (CNPL) of UW–Madison
Community & Nonprofit Leaders (CNPL) provides professional development for CNPL majors, supplemental education, community building, and student representation through advocacy for present and future students.