McBurney Center Ambassador Program

The McBurney Ambassador Program is part of the Transition Services Program effort to assist new freshmen during their first year on campus. Incoming freshmen will have the opportunity to match with an upperclassman McBurney Ambassador …

Training for Campus

The McBurney Center provides a variety of training an consultation to campus, including in-person and online. McBurney Center Foundations Modules

Foundations (Modules 1-3) – McBurney Disability Resource Center Disability Training Series

This professional development series has been created to assist the UW-Madison community in understanding the history, resources, policies and procedures associated with providing access and accommodations to individuals with disabilities on our campus. Modules 1-3 include an overview of the disability rights movement, the history of accommodation and services at the University of Wisconsin –…

Undiagnosed Students

Worried About Your Academic Performance? Difficulty with school performance can occur at any point in a student’s academic experience. These difficulties can be due to the following: Common factors Mental health or AODA concerns Learning or attention difficulties Common Factors Difficulty with school performance can occur at any point in a student’s academic experience. Some…

Mental Health Resources

Persistent feelings of depression or anxiety can interfere with academic performance and a student’s overall sense of well-being. Likewise, alcohol overuse or illicit drug use can have a very damaging impact on short term and long term academic performance. If you are experiencing these challenges or they are becoming more pronounced in the college environment,…

Learning Disability Documentation Guidelines

I. Introduction The McBurney Disability Resource Center works with students with diagnosed disabilities and provides academic services and accommodations to those students who require accommodations in order to have equal access to the institution. Students are required to provide comprehensive documentation verifying that a diagnosed condition meets the legal definition of a disability covered under Section 504 of…

Mission and Vision

Mission Leading the campus community forward in access for students with disabilities. Vision Our vision is a universally accessible educational community that fosters the full participation and contribution of every member, with individual accommodation needed only in unique or uncommon situations. Increase Programming and Opportunities for Students in Order to Build Community: We will create…