Open Seat staff and volunteers spent the weekend before Thanksgiving organizing and packing up food to be handed out to students this week.
The rapid antigen tests complement PCR tests currently available for students and employees through University Health Services (UHS) as positive COVID-19 rates continue to rise in Dane County and across the state.
Nearly 11,000 undergraduates enrolled, up 18 percent from 2019. They chose from more than 900 online and remote courses for more than 27,000 course enrollments.
After a host of reforms to increase student success, average undergraduate time to degree decreased to less than four calendar years for the first time in 2019 and continued to shorten in 2020.
There are now more than 2,500 students on campus receiving free tuition through Bucky’s Tuition Promise. The initiative is funded through private gifts and other institutional resources.
Nearly 90 percent of UW–Madison undergraduates are completing their degrees within six years, setting a record for the institution and substantially exceeding other major public research universities.
“This project is part of our ongoing commitment to invest in spaces where students can feel at home and where they can find and build community,” says Gabe Javier, associate vice chancellor for student affairs in the area of inclusion and identity.
The Wisconsin Land-Grant System Partnership for Advancing Native Education Pathways seeks to advance the academic achievement and pursuit of STEM interests of Native American students by integrating Indigenous knowledge and methods.
The student organization's goal is to connect students with the land they live on and the food they eat, including combating food insecurity and fighting against social injustice in the food system.
For students negatively impacted by COVID-19 and who choose to completely withdraw from the semester, a full tuition refund will be possible for one additional week, to Friday, Sept. 18.