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 …

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…

First Year Student (and Parent) Orientation – MOST

About MOST The McBurney Orientation and Service Training (MOST) Program helps new freshmen and their parents get the MOST out of their transition to UW-Madison. Participants will have the opportunity to complete McBurney orientation and service training activities before the start of Wisconsin Welcome. The MOST program includes free, early move-in for students living in…

Housing Accommodations

The McBurney Disability Resource Center is the designated entity on campus to collect and review all disability documentation as it relates to UW-Madison disability-related housing and academic accommodations. McBurney staff communicate with UW-Madison University Housing staff regarding the functional limitations experienced by a student as verified in the disability documentation. While students should contact the University…