Category COVID-19 campus response
We know there are many uncertainties still for our international students, and we acknowledge how stressful it is not having the information you need to make decisions for the fall semester. We assure you that we are listening to your concerns and are working quickly to address the questions we can, provide clarity on those we cannot, and advocate for you in spaces we can influence.
The extension is to help limit the spread of the disease and keep students, faculty, staff and the public safe.
"Any additional funding is important and appreciated as we move to safely reopen campus this fall," Chancellor Blank said. The pandemic has already had a $120+ million impact on our campus operation."
Originally posted 9:29 AM, May 22, 2020 and updated on October 21, 2020 The University of Wisconsin–Madison received funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and…
The university has adopted a new order to ensure public safety through physical distancing and related public health measures as campus prepares to reopen.
UW-Madison has established an emergency loan program to provide assistance to those employees who are experiencing financial hardship because they have been placed on Position-Specific…
In a blog post, Chancellor Blank looks ahead to how the university will be operating this fall to ensure students receive a full educational program while maintaining the safety of the campus community.
Arboretum Drive will remain open to pedestrians and cyclists, who are encouraged to maintain at least six feet of distance from one another on the road. All visitors should practice appropriate physical distancing .
Public Health Madison Dane County has issued a local public health order that maintains Safer at Home guidelines in Madison and Dane County until May 26. The action comes in response to a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision on Wednesday that invalidated the state’s Safer at Home Order.
Wisconsin Connect is the first locally-designed COVID-19 app, allowing users to both receive and give help to others in their communities while correcting state-specific misinformation trending on social media.
To our faculty and staff, Over two hectic months, COVID-19 has dramatically changed the world we live in and our campus operations. I am tremendously proud of the ways UW–Madison has responded. The value of a great public university has never been clearer, providing research, information and education related to the pandemic.
UW−Madison employees have a strong tradition of working together as a community to address challenging circumstances. Our current situation requires that we implement short-term, cost-saving measures to address the fiscal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.