University of Wisconsin–Madison

Language Interpretation Services

Dean of Student Lori Berquam speaking to students at SOAR
Lori Berquam, vice provost for student life and dean of students, makes closing remarks based on the theme "are you ready?" while speaking to incoming first-year undergraduates during at SOAR.

The SOAR Program is able to offer language interpretation in the following languages for the Parent/Guest program:

  • Spanish
  • Hmong
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Tibetan

Other languages may be available to parents/guests but cannot be guaranteed. All language interpretation must be requested through the SOAR reservation process.

Language interpretation is offered through a partnership with UW-Madison’s Cultural Linguistics Services office. 

For parents/guests looking for sign language, captioning, and other disability accommodations visit the SOAR accommodations page.

For any questions or concerns contact us at SOAR@studentlife.wisc.edu or 608-262-4707.