Bascom Hall

College Administrative Building and College Academic Building
500 Lincoln Dr (at Observatory Dr.), Madison, WI 53706, United States
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Bascom Hall, located atop Bascom Hill at the eastern end of the Madison campus of the University of Wisconsin, has housed the campus's senior administrative offices for many years. Its space is also used for classrooms and additional academic and administrative offices.

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  • Sarah N.

    Clocks are always wrong

    Sarah Neubauer · February 6, 2014
  • Caroline R.

    Bacon Hall is exactly one mile from the State Capitol.

    Caroline Radaj · October 13, 2011
  • UW-Madison

    You'll find the four computer kiosks in the west lobby (2) and outside Room 175 (2). Read more

    UW-Madison · October 4, 2011
  • UW-Madison

    This stately building is home to a handsome Abe Lincoln statue, the famous Sifting and Winnowing plaque and energetic Dean of Students @LoriBerquam. Read more

    UW-Madison · August 27, 2011
  • Nate M.

    The six white columns on the facade are wooden tree trunks

    Nate Moll · August 6, 2011
  • Wisconsin Idea

    The statue of President Abraham Lincoln in front of Bascom Hall honors him for signing the Morrill Land Grant Act, which allowed the UW to purchase a 195 acre experimental farm in 1866 for $28,000.

    Wisconsin Idea · August 3, 2011
  • Wisconsin State Journal

    Bascom Hall sits atop a drumlin formed by glacial deposits 18,000 yrs ago. For news, sports & entertainment on your iPad, download the new Wisconsin State Journal app! Read more

  • iSpot

    Are you looking to get involved through study abroad programs. The Study Abroad Resource Center is the iSpot for you! http://www.studyabroad.wisc.edu

    iSpot · November 30, 2010
  • JS F.

    Visit the Study Abroad Resource Center in 250 Bascom to learn about how you can study abroad in over 60 countries.

    JS Fauquet · November 5, 2010

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