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)

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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…

Personal Care Resources

Students requiring person care for activities of daily living (ADLs) are encouraged to contact the Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) of Dane County for information about personal care options in the Madison area, including IRIS (Include, Respect, I Self-Direct), Family Care, and Family Care Partnership Program.   The ADRC is readily available by both phone…

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

Internship Opportunities

The McBurney Disability Resource Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison assists in ensuring equal access to all campus activities for UW students with disabilities. As part of its training mission, the McBurney Center offers practicum and internship opportunities for undergraduate through pre-master’s students focused on services for post-secondary students with disabilities. Eligible interns and practicum…

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…