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…

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

McBurney General Scholarships Information McBurney general scholarships are available to UW-Madison undergraduate, graduate and professional students whose disabilities have been verified through the McBurney Disability Resource Center. Verify disability status with the McBurney Center by …

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…