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Effective March 8, the new campus events policy will allow up to 50 people to gather indoors and up to 150 people outdoors.
The move to a test-optional approach for at least two years reflects both an immediate response to disruptions caused by COVID-19 and a broader desire by the university to study over time how such a policy might alter the composition of its incoming classes.
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.
Showcase, an annual event sponsored by the Office of Strategic Consulting April 15, has been extended to a full day and offers more programming — including 11 breakout sessions, a poster session, flash talks and keynote.
The university will document how it meets or exceeds the Higher Learning Commission’s criteria for mission, ethical conduct, educational quality, educational evaluation, and planning and resources.
The Dean of Students Office has split into two separate departments: the Dean of Students Office and the Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards.
Current policy is silent on electronic smoking devices and many students and employees have requested clarification.
As part of an ongoing effort to support outstanding faculty and staff, UW–Madison will provide funds for merit- and market-based salary adjustments for some employees this academic year.