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Madison College campuses and buildings are currently closed in response to COVID-19 until May 15.  Most courses will continue online.  Check this page for contact information and modified open hours for the departments on campus. Don't hesitate to ask a librarian for assistance with finding information.

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Academic Advising Services
Student Development & Retention Services main and related phone extensions will be open as of March 30th. Please call 608-246-6076, 608-246-4598 or 608-264-6636.

For General Assistance e-mail
For Advising Assistance e-mail
For Retention Initiatives and Student Engagement e-mail
For Disability Resources Services e-mail
*DRS is communicating with faculty to see how we can best serve students with accommodations.

Accounting & Business Lab
We are working hard to have staff members available to assist you remotely.

Add/Drop Classes
For more information, see the Registration Guides or Video Demos. It is best to add or drop classes online.

Apply for Admission
Follow the admission checklist below to learn how to apply to a program or certificate at Madison College.

1. Choose Your Degree, Diploma, or Certificate
2. Review Admission Requirements
3. Complete the Online Application

Blackboard Help
Contact our online Student Computer Help desk resources or click the On Call button to work with a librarian for tech support.

Book A Librarian
Book a customized session with a librarian via WebEx, chat, text or email if you need help with technology or research and reference.

Book A Tutor
Book an appointment with a Madison College tutor from the Student Achievement Center

Madison College's Bookstore will be taking orders online and by phone at 608-246-6016 through May 15. Orders will be processed and shipped as quickly as possible. Shipping is free for all orders through May 15. For more information on how to order your textbooks, please visit our Textbook Information page.

Building Hours
Madison College campuses and buildings are currently closed in response to COVID-19 until May 15.

Career & Employment Services
For Career & Employment Services e-mail 

College Athletics
Athletics sports for spring semester were canceled last week by the College, which was followed by an NJCAA statement confirming that all spring competitions have been cancelled nationally. We are monitoring emails and responding to student and overall community inquiries.

Continuing Education
Enhance your career or explore a new interest through professional development or enrichment courses offered days or evenings.

Counseling Services
For Counseling & College Success e-mail

Course Placement Testing
Due to the Madison College campus closures in response to the COVID-19 situation, in-person testing sessions are not available at this time. 

During the closure, online testing sessions are available by appointment. Audio and video capabilities are needed. To request a test session, please email with the following information:

  • Name
  • Student ID number
  • Telephone number
  • Program of study
  • Test subjects needed (Reading, Writing, Math)
  • Equipment you have available for use during the exam (Computer, Laptop, Tablet +Smart Phone)
  • Best day of the week and time to take the Course Placement exam

The Madison College placement test is a computerized, un-timed placement tool that assesses your reading, math and English skills. Your scores will impact your educational planning, so we encourage you to prepare for the test.

  • A valid photo ID is required at all test sessions.
  • Placement test scores are valid for two years from date of the exam.
  • During the COVID-19 closure, Madison College will accept ACT, Accuplacer Next Gen, Classic Accuplacer, and COMPASS scores for up to 5 years. Additionally, students will be able to use their high school GPA (within 5 years) in lieu of placement testing.
  • Placement testing is required for all students, with a few exceptions (see below)

Exam sessions last 1.5 to 3 hours. You will work at your own pace.

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Disability Resources Services
For Disability Resources Services e-mail
*DRS is communicating with faculty to see how we can best serve students with accommodations.

Email Help
Check out our Student Help page or click on the On Call button to reach a librarian.

Enrollment Services
For Enrollment Services e-mail
Enrollment is also reachable by phone at 608-246-6210.

Madison College is working to move all classes into online delivery format wherever appropriate and whenever possible for the remainder of the semester.  Instructors will be reaching out to each student on a course by course basis with a plan for course completion prior to March 30.  For classes that will continue in an online format, no refund will be issued to students. If a student elects to discontinue the course, the student can file an appeal for a refund with the registrar’s office. 

Financial Aid
For Financial Aid e-mail

Financial Aid main phone lines will be open at 608-246-6170. The Financial Aid office will continue financial aid disbursement processes.  If there are any changes to normal operations students who have pending disbursements will be contacted.

Liberal Arts Transfer
The Liberal Arts Transfer program serves students who wish to earn an associate in arts (AA) or associate in science (AS) degree and/or who intend to transfer to a four-year university. The program provides students with an excellent foundation for continuing in higher education.

Our librarians are On Call to help you with computer support, reference and research and more. Contact us at the right-hand side of the page.
For Student Computer Help, call 608-243-4444
For Reference/Research, call 608-246-6640

Office 365
Microsoft Office 365 is available for current Madison College students, faculty and staff at no cost.

Public Safety
Madison College campuses and buildings are currently closed in response to COVID-19 until May 15.

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Reference and Research Help
Our librarians are available to help at Madison College Libraries.

Registration Guides
These guides will help you prepare and register for classes.

Saving & H Drive
Learn how to save your work.  Save early and save often!

Scholarships are available to new and continuing MATC students through the Madison College Foundation. The Foundation has disbursed more than $15 million in financial assistance to over 40,000 Madison College students. For assistance with these scholarships please contact the Madison College Foundation.

Student Achievement Center
Madison College tutors are online.  In addition, there are other great online resources for tutoring available.

Student Health 

The GHC clinic is still open at Madison College.  GHC has moved to a Level 3 response for their patients. This means that GHC is grouping patients at specific sites depending upon their recent symptoms.You can call the GHC Nurse Connect Line at 608-661-7350 for advice on where you should go for care. The phone line is staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days per week (24/7).

Testing Accommodations
In accordance with Wisconsin's Safer at Home mandates, no face-to-face testing is being offered at any of the Madison College campuses. Testing on campus will not occur until after July 31, 2020.

Testing accommodations that were approved for the 2020 Spring and Summer semesters are still in effect and will be delivered to students virtually. 

Testing Services
The Testing Center has remote proctoring options available for testing. Visit the specific test page for more information about a specific test.

Our staff are working remotely to answer your questions. Email with any questions and staff will reply during business hours.

All in-person testing throughout the district is unavailable until after July 31, 2020. We are moving as many of our testing options online as we can.

Business Technology is continuing to offer challenge exams this semester using the protocol established for our online and distance students. Students should register for the challenge exam and reach out to Chris Yero, Business Technology Instructor, to schedule a time at

The Testing and Assessment Center at Madison College empowers and supports students by providing access to testing services to our students and members of our greater communities. It is our mission to demonstrate uncompromising integrity, a commitment to test security, and consistent professional excellence. We provide a welcoming and friendly environment that is secure and comfortable. Our staff consistently strives to deliver an excellent testing experience to all customers. We adhere to the National College Testing Association Professional Standards and Guidelines.

Information for those who need an official or unofficial copy of their transcripts.

Webex Support for Student Learners
Learn how to connect from home.

Writing Center
Online help is available.