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Category COVID-19 campus response

The 2020 Wisconsin Film Festival is canceled

March 13, 2020

The 2020 Wisconsin Film Festival (WFF) is canceled out of concern for the safety of our community due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. This action is consistent with public health guidance to limit non-essential large gatherings.

COVID-19: Student Support

March 13, 2020

Dear Badgers, This has been a tough week. And needless to say, this isn’t the lead-up to spring break anyone hoped for or expected. In…

Transportation Services operational response to COVID-19 (coronavirus)

March 13, 2020

Recommendations for campus operations in response to COVID-19 (coronavirus) are extremely fluid and may change at any time based on advice from local, state, and federal partners. This post will be updated with additional operational changes as more information becomes available.

Guidance to employees on telecommuting

March 13, 2020

In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of Human Resources is preparing for multiple scenarios related to work flexibility for employees, including the possibility that many employees may need to telecommute.

Big Ten suspends all organized team activities until April 6

March 13, 2020

The Big Ten Conference announced today that all organized team activities have been suspended until April 6, 2020 and will be re-evaluated at that time.

UW Foundation establishes COVID-19 emergency student support fund

March 13, 2020

UW-Madison has created a new fund to support students through emergency situations related to the COVID-19 virus.

Message to international students

March 13, 2020

This is a rapidly evolving situation, and International Student Services (ISS) is working closely with campus partners to ensure that the needs of international students…

WIAA Boys Basketball Tournament Cancelled

March 13, 2020

More information on https://www.wiaawi.org/

Cher’s “Here We Go Again” Tour Postponed

March 13, 2020

With deep regret, CHER has announced the postponement of all concerts on the "Here We Go Again Tour" effective immediately.

Beware of COVID-19 phishing attempts and websites

March 12, 2020

It didn’t take long for cybercriminals to take advantage of the coronavirus panic. Research shows an uptick of registering large numbers of websites related to the COVID-19 virus and scam emails. Here are some tips to help avoid getting duped.

WIAA Boys State Basketball Tournament at Kohl Center canceled

March 12, 2020

The WIAA has canceled the Boys State Basketball Tournament. The decision was made in consultation with local and state public health officials to discourage and limit large gatherings in light of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation.

How to stay safe online while accessing campus remotely

March 12, 2020

The Division of Information Technology has published a KnowledgeBase article with tips for securing your computer and working remotely. (This article requires NetID login…

How do I know if I need to self-quarantine?

March 12, 2020

Detailed guidance on self-quarantine.

Transportation Services operational response to COVID-19

March 12, 2020

Recommendations for campus operations in response to COVID-19 (coronavirus) are extremely fluid and may change at any time based on advice from local, state, and…

WAA event cancellations announced

March 12, 2020

Dear UW alumni and friends, We’ve been monitoring rapidly changing conditions and new information about the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Our highest priority…

Noon, March 12 campus update

March 12, 2020

As the situation surrounding the spread of COVID-19 continues to rapidly change, UW–Madison has the following updates.

Gov. Evers declares public health emergency due to COVID-19

March 12, 2020

Gov. Tony Evers today declared a public health emergency in response to new cases of COVID-19, directing the Department of Health Services to use all the resources necessary to respond to and contain the outbreak.

Guidance for advising and career services staff

March 12, 2020

A statement to the campus Advising and Career Services Communities.

Big Ten Conference cancels remainder of men’s basketball tournament

March 12, 2020

Read the Big Ten's statement.

COVID-19 UW–Madison news conference video posted on YouTube

March 12, 2020

Video from the March 11, 2020 UW–Madison news conference about COVID-19 planning and response is available for viewing on YouTube.