Category COVID-19 campus response
According to UW–Madison’s Office of Legal Affairs, the restrictions in the executive order are limited to new applications made outside the U.S. for the next 60 days for “immigrant visas,” (those individuals seeking permanent residence in the U.S).
All UW–Madison sponsored travel is now cancelled through June 30. The measure was extended to the end of June to help keep employees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A collection of ways to volunteer during the pandemic, from donating to local food pantries to assisting frontline responders.
Across every department and division, each University of Wisconsin–Madison employee contributes to our mission of teaching, research and outreach. We deeply value the work of our faculty and staff, along with the flexibility and creativity they’ve employed to keep the university running during this period.
UW–Madison employees who are affected by COVID-19 may qualify for paid leave under the federal program called the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and/or…
Despite the disruption of campus life due to COVID-19, UW–Madison is still working to help students meet their obligation to be counted in the 2020…
The university has extended the cancellation of non-essential in-person campus events and meetings through June 30. Previously, the cancellation had been in effect through May…
For the safety of the campus and community, Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR) will be offered online this summer.
UW–Madison is extending income continuation options to student employees. The following updates provide guidance for federal work-study students, students currently working remotely, and students who are no longer able to work due to the COVID-19 pandemic and reduced campus operations.
Given the predictions of the need for social distancing well after the peak of confirmed COVID-19 cases here in Wisconsin and throughout the nation, all face-to-face summer non-credit programs and activities are canceled, with the exception of a few that are authorized to run using distance learning technologies.
Campus continues to be open to essential personnel only. On March 23, access to campus buildings was restricted to consolidate essential services, maintain security,…
Chancellor Blank addresses the financial impact the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak poses for UW–Madison: "I think it might be useful to take a step away from the details and explain where I believe we are as an institution and how we’re trying to think about the future in a fog of uncertainty over how long this current crisis will last."
Provost Karl Scholz has shared more information with the campus community about grading changes this spring semester.
The university is expanding the COVID-19 paid leave benefit to support impacted employees through May 1. This provides additional paid leave if an employee is unable to work due to COVID-19 related issues, including the inability to work remotely.
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, all students no longer living in University Residence Halls will receive a prorated room credit, as well as…
Gov. Tony Evers today announced the State of Wisconsin Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) is opening two state-run voluntary isolation facilities in Madison and Milwaukee. The two sites are set to open Wednesday are the Lowell Center on Langdon Street and a Super 8 hotel in Milwaukee.