The events and awards coordinated by the UWPA include:
- a monthly organizational meeting of the Executive Council, open to all postdocs.
- a monthly social Happy Hour.
- an annual Post-Holiday Party: an evening celebration taking place in January, often the week preceding the first week of the UW-Madison spring semester.
- Faculty Mentor Awards: Given out during the Post-Holiday Party to postdoc nominated faculty members.
- an annual Symposium highlighting postdoctoral research on campus, taking place in September during National Postdoc Appreciation Week.
In edition to these regularly-occurring events, special events are listed on the events calendar page.