The university has adopted a new order to ensure public safety through physical distancing and related public health measures as campus prepares to reopen.
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.
Given the predictions of the need for social distancing well after the peak of confirmed COVID-19 cases here in Wisconsin and throughout the nation, all face-to-face summer non-credit programs and activities are canceled, with the exception of a few that are authorized to run using distance learning technologies.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, at the direction of Governor Tony Evers issued a “Safer at Home” Governor’s Order today to help prevent the further spread of COVID-19 in Wisconsin.
In an effort to protect the health and safety of our university members in light of the continued spread of COVID-19 worldwide, UW–Madison is updating travel and event policies.
I am writing to tell you that we have made the very difficult decision to postpone our spring commencement ceremonies at Camp Randall and the Kohl Center, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I have also recorded a video message to the members of the Class of 2020.
The April 6 Senate meeting is cancelled due to concerns regarding COVID-19. Faculty Policies and Procedures allow for the cancellation of Senate meetings by the chancellor with the consent of the University Committee.
The 2020 UW Varsity Band Spring Concert has been canceled. Details, including information about refunds is available on the band website.
The 2020 Wisconsin Film Festival (WFF) is canceled out of concern for the safety of our community due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. This action is consistent with public health guidance to limit non-essential large gatherings.
More information on https://www.wiaawi.org/