University of Wisconsin–Madison


The Employee Assistance Office (EAO) has expanded its services to provide employees with free and confidential statewide coverage, and 24/7 telephone access to professional counselors in support of employees’ personal and work-related concerns.

Along with EAO, LifeMatters provides a wide variety of resources including training, financial and legal consultation, time saving searches, 1–5 sessions with a counselor for personal or work-related issues, and management consultation regarding workplace concerns.

Appointments with LifeMatters counselors are available in-person, via chat, text, or video.

Access LifeMatters 24/7

to talk with a counselor

Text “Hello” to
to start the conversation

Visit the
LifeMatters Website
Password:  Bucky1

For on-campus support during business hours

Contact EAO:
Employee Assistance Office
8 am–4:30 pm