Category COVID-19 campus response
A pair of Smart Restart updates, one focused on graduate students and the second for the full campus community, are set for Aug. 19 and Aug. 21. Panelists will include Chancellor Rebecca Blank and a group of vice chancellors and other officials.
As UW–Madison students return to campus for fall classes, new policies will guide how and where students and employees can gather for in-person events and meetings that fall outside of the formal classroom experience.
UW–Madison is welcoming students back to campus for the start of fall classes on Sept. 1. The health and safety of everyone in our campus…
An online forum open to all employees with Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration Laurent Heller and Chief Human Resources Officer Mark Walters will be held at noon on Thursday, Aug. 13. Heller, Walters and other panelists will answer questions and discuss topics gathered from the survey emailed to all employees last week.
Chancellor Blank and her leadership team held a wide-ranging discussion about campus plans for the academic year and the Smart Restart initiative during a meeting with deans, directors, department chairs, center directors and others.
The first campus COVID-19 testing site is now open. The site, located on Henry Mall between University Avenue and Linden Drive, is available for pedestrian testing…
As part of our Smart Restart reopening plan, UW–Madison has developed protocols for what to do when individuals working, living or learning on campus test positive for COVID-19.
Vice Chancellor Reesor shares important information and resources with students as they prepare to start the fall semester.
Due to public health concerns related to COVID-19, all university-sponsored travel outside of Wisconsin or by air within the state remains cancelled until further notice. These restrictions are in place for all employees, students and registered student organizations (RSOs).
That site will be open for non-motorized-vehicle arrivals beginning on August 6 and for non-motorized-vehicle and vehicle arrivals ("drive-up") testing on August 11.
Through a waiver of University of Wisconsin System admissions policy, prospective freshman applying this fall to UW–Madison will not be required to submit ACT or SAT scores. The university will go before the board in August to seek a longer-term waiver of the test requirement.
Provost Karl Scholz and Vice Chancellor Laurent Heller share more information about campus operations this fall.
Chancellor Blank released the following statement on July 22, 2020: “Today’s announcement by Governor Evers and the Department of Administration that state agencies will…
Editor’s note: We will be publishing answers to questions about COVID-19 and the pandemic each week in this COVID questions column. If you have a…
Two campus labs are coming together again in support of efforts to provide free COVID-19 testing to the entire campus community. The goal is to identify infections, isolate and care for those who are sick, and limit the spread of the disease.
"Our international students are valued members of our community," says Chancellor Blank. "We must do all we can to welcome them here. We will continue work alongside UW System, Attorney General Kaul and state and federal legislators to support international students and advocate for them."