University of Wisconsin–Madison

Center for User Experience

We partner with colleagues across the university to design a more accessible and usable digital campus. We are committed to helping you understand and take informed action on the needs of users.

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Digital Accessibility

Consultation, training, and resources to make UW-Madison’s digital campus more accessible

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Design Research

Expert reviews and user research such as user interviews and usability testing

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Design Strategy

Consultation services to understand and effect systems-level change with human-centered design

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Design Community

Training, workshops, open labs and community-building opportunities

Case Studies

Advising Gateway

The Office of Undergraduate Advising worked with the Center to help advisors spend less time navigating confusing systems and more time working with students on defining academic/career goals, student life, and more.

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Courses, Majors, & Degree Planning

The Office of the Registrar wanted to make it easier for students to discover majors and courses, plan the next semester, and chart a degree path at UW-Madison.

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First Year Experience Design Sprint

The Center for the First-Year Experience wanted to help students to make the most of their first year in a personalized, seamless, and supportive fashion, and to do so via strong coalitions with campus partners.

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Upcoming training and events

The Center for User Experience offers training in user-centered methods and community events for faculty, instructors, and staff at UW-Madison.

New training and events coming soon!

Who We Are

Christine Anderson

Position title: User Experience Architect, Center for User Experience

Sandi Arendalkowski

Position title: UX Accessibility Architect, Center for User Experience

Maria Dahman

Position title: User Experience Researcher, Center for User Experience

Laura Grady

Position title: User Experience Architect, Center for User Experience

Adam Hills-Meyer

Position title: Content Strategist, Center for User Experience

Megan Holman

Position title: User Experience Architect, Center for User Experience

Jess Jones

Position title: User Experience Manager, Center for User Experience

Mengtong Li

Position title: User Experience Architect

Phyllis Treige

Position title: Assistant Director, Center for User Experience

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