To provide safe opportunities for pedestrians and cyclists to visit the Arboretum, increase physical distancing, and reduce conflicts between motor vehicle traffic and other visitors, the university is closing Arboretum Drive to all traffic beginning Monday, May 18 until further notice.
The International Division is in the process of making decisions about program cancellations on a rolling basis to allow for the most up to date assessment of conditions. Please be aware that cancellations are very likely as the environment is understood with greater clarity.
Public Health Madison Dane County has issued a local public health order that maintains Safer at Home guidelines in Madison and Dane County until May 26. The action comes in response to a Wisconsin Supreme Court decision on Wednesday that invalidated the state’s Safer at Home Order.
COVID-19 Wisconsin Connect, a free desktop and mobile app that provides accurate information, social support and helpful resources to Wisconsinites, launches today.
To our faculty and staff, Over two hectic months, COVID-19 has dramatically changed the world we live in and our campus operations. I am tremendously proud of the ways UW-Madison has responded. The value of a great public university has never been clearer, providing research, information and education related to the pandemic.
UW−Madison employees have a strong tradition of working together as a community to address challenging circumstances. Our current situation requires that we implement short-term, cost-saving measures to address the fiscal impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to UW-Madison’s Office of Legal Affairs, the restrictions in the executive order are limited to new applications made outside the U.S. for the next 60 days for “immigrant visas,” (those individuals seeking permanent residence in the U.S).
All UW–Madison sponsored travel is now cancelled through June 30. The measure was extended to the end of June to help keep employees safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A collection of ways to volunteer during the pandemic, from donating to local food pantries to assisting frontline responders.
University Ridge Golf Course is set to re-open Friday under the extension of Wisconsin’s “Safer At Home” orders. Please see the UW Athletics site for more information on safety-related guidelines.