Contact the WLS


Wisconsin Longitudinal Study
Department of Sociology
1180 Observatory Drive
Madison, Wisconsin 53706

Fax: 608.262.8400

We appreciate information about any errors that you find in the WLS data or documentation.

Mailing Lists

It is strongly recommended that you join the community of users on the WLS listserv, in order to find out about new releases of the data, errors or problems found, and other tips about working with the WLS data. Joining this list is the best way for you to keep current on the WLS data, and to find out if any problems in the data relating to your work are found.


Individuals who subscribe to this list will receive occasional updates from WLS staff regarding new releases, change notices, pilot grant announcements, or other information of relevance to the WLS community. If you subscribe to this list the only emails you will receive will be from the WLS staff.

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This list will be open to posts from any list member who has a question regarding the WLS. The purpose of this list is to facilitate communication among researchers using the WLS data.

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