Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

McBurney Center General Scholarships Information McBurney Center general scholarships are available to current and incoming UW-Madison undergraduate, graduate, and professional students whose disability(s) has been verified through the McBurney Disability Resource Center and who will …

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,…

Alternative Testing Training for Students (Test Accommodations)

Alternative Testing Overview Training Extended Testing Time Training Small Group Testing Training Standard Computer Testing Training Break Time During Testing Training Other Testing Accommodations Training Alternative Testing Overview Training Extended Testing Time Training Small Group …

McBurney Connect Email/Online “Faculty Notification Letters” Replacing McBurney Center VISAs Starting Summer 2018

About the Change The McBurney Center implemented a new electronic accommodation and case management system called McBurney Connect starting Summer 2018. Through McBurney Connect, students generate a Faculty Notification Letter for each class section in which they are requesting accommodations. The …

McBurney Connect

McBurney Connect provides online access for students, instructors, and notetakers to request and manage disability-related student accommodations. Additionally, departments can request and manage departmental interpreting and on-site CART captioning requests. Sign In New Student Application Sign Up as a Notetaker Faculty Login

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…

Sign Language Interpreting and Captioning

The McBurney Center works with students who are Deaf or hard of hearing to develop an accommodation plan to ensure that students have communication access in the class.

Alternative Testing

Alternative Testing accommodations provide access to course tests, mid-terms, quizzes, final exams, and other assessments.  Most common alternative testing accommodations are provided within the departments. Students should discuss and arrange their test accommodations with faculty as early as possible (generally, no later than the end of the third week of the semester). Most students complete…

Alternative Formats

Alternative Formats (previously Document Conversion) provides students approved for this accommodation with three types of accessible course reading materials (audio, enlarged text, Braille) in three formats (recorded audio, electronic text, and Braille). Students eligible for Alternative Formats need to attend a training session before using the service. All requests should be submitted at least six…