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 risks of the coronavirus pandemic to our students, faculty, and staff.
Gov. Tony Evers today announced the State of Wisconsin Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) is opening two state-run voluntary isolation facilities in Madison and Milwaukee. The two sites are set to open Wednesday are the Lowell Center on Langdon Street and a Super 8 hotel in Milwaukee.3:40 pm, March 31, 2020
The Division of Information Technology has shared tips for how to manage slower internet speed and low bandwidth while working and learning remotely.1:59 pm, March 31, 2020
The City of Madison is seeking people to serve as poll workers on Primary Day, Tuesday, April 7. The city needs to replace poll workers who have cancelled (many of whom were seniors) and ensure …8:33 am, March 31, 2020
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Stay healthy and protect others
- Minimize contact with both people and animals in your home.
- Wash your hands often and practice good hygiene.
- Avoid sharing personal household items such as dishes, towels, and bedding.
- Postpone travel.
- Postpone all non-essential medical appointments.
In the interest of everyone’s health and safety, most University employees are working remotely. Balancing work and family responsibilities will be taxing, but we offer support to our workforce in numerous ways.
As the campus transitions to alternative modes of course delivery, there are resources, strategies and tools available to guide instructors. We are working to make sure that all students can access coursework and complete the semester as planned.
The impact of COVID-19 on research projects is ongoing for our research teams, students, postdocs, staff and faculty. While some research projects may continue remotely, many projects need a dean or director’s approval to continue.
COVID-19 is not specific to an ethnicity or race—disease does not discriminate. Racist behaviors or stereotyping are not tolerated at UW–Madison. If you experience harassment or discrimination, students are encouraged to file a bias incident report. Employees may file a complaint with the Office of Compliance.