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Optical Dispensary

The Optical Dispensary is operated for the purpose of educating future optometric technicians in the techniques of eyewear selection, ordering, adjustment and repair. Current Madison College students, staff, faculty, Madison College Alumni Association members and Madison College retirees that are interested in purchasing eyeglasses should bring a copy of their current eyeglass prescription.

Location: Madison College Health Education Building; 1705 Hoffman Street, Madison, WI 53704; Room 271.

Visits are by appointment only. Please call (608)246-6272 or email us at optical@madisoncollege.edu. 

Calls and emails can be returned during dispensary hours only.


Optical Dispensary Hours

Fall Semester: Fridays 10:30 to 1:30 PM.

The week before Thanksgiving is the last week to order glasses, as the dispensary closes the following week.

Spring Semester:  Thursdays 1:00 PM - 2:50 PM and

                              Fridays 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

The last week in March is the last opportunity to order glasses, as the dispensary closes the following week.

Please note: the dispensary may occasionally close due to scheduled student exams. Please always call to check availability.