UW’s Response to COVID-19
With the well-being of all members of the university community our highest priority, we continue to closely monitor the coronavirus pandemic and act to reduce the risk to our students, faculty, and staff.
Infectious disease experts in the AIDS Vaccine Research Laboratory have been cataloguing subtle genetic differences between hundreds of strains of the virus that causes COVID-19.
As we enter the final weeks of the semester, we can celebrate important signs of progress in the fight against COVID-19. Until more of our campus community has been fully vaccinated, it’s important for everyone – including those who are fully vaccinated – to continue taking precautions, such as wearing face coverings and practicing physical distancing.
The weekly campus COVID-19 update provides important information to employees and students.
If I need someone to watch my pet for a week, what is the safest option? And, is it true the virus can only live for 10 minutes on a fully vaccinated person? UW–Madison experts have the answers.
We remain committed to providing our students the support needed to be safe, healthy, and successful.
Learn more about campus operations, workplace procedures and measures to protect employees and their families.
Our instructors remain committed to effective teaching. Resources, strategies and tools are available to guide instructors in working with alternative modes of course delivery.
Research is being restarted, with a focus on expanding on-site research and scholarly activities while minimizing the risk of transmission of COVID-19 to our students, staff, faculty, and the larger Madison community.
All members of the UW–Madison community deserve to feel welcome, valued and safe. We do not tolerate harassment and discrimination, and racist behaviors and stereotyping are inconsistent with the values of UW–Madison. The Office of Compliance and Dean of Students Office provide resources and reporting options for students, faculty and staff.