Student Accommodation Grievance/Appeal Process

The Office of Compliance’s student ADA page outlines the process for students to formally appeal a denial of accommodation (instructional and non-instructional) decision made by an individual faculty member, an academic or administrative department, or …

Planning an Accessible Event

Event Planning Is the event/meeting space accessible? Mobility disabilities: Consider path of travel from outside the building into the room, aisle width (minimum of 5’), turning radius in the room, registration table placement, food and …

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…

Thinking about UW

These resources are intended to help students and their families learn more about disability-related accommodations and accessibility at UW-Madison. This 30 minute group session (generally on Fridays) facilitated by McBurney staff will provide prospective students with disabilities and their families with information about disability-related services and accommodation processes at UW-Madison. Attendees will learn about documentation…

Accommodations Listing

The following is a non-exhaustive list of the accommodations that are approved and/or referred to by the McBurney Center.  A custom accommodation plan is developed for each eligible student.  The provider/coordinator varies by accommodation and may include the McBurney Center, instructors, academic departments, schools/colleges, service departments, and outside vendors. Adaptive/Assistive Technology Alternative Formats (Document Conversion,…

Giving Opportunities at the McBurney Disability Resource Center

The McBurney Disability Resource Center provides services and educational support to UW-Madison undergraduate, graduate, professional and special students with disabilities. Over 2600 UW students are registered with the Center and eligible for some type of disability-related accommodation in classroom activities. McBurney staff also work closely with faculty and staff to ensure that students are able…

Employment Opportunities

The McBurney Disability Resource Center is the office for students with disabilities and student accommodations on the UW-Madison Campus.  The McBurney Center is a team-focused, collaborative environment, and seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce.The McBurney Center hires professionals for a variety of positions (access consultants, adaptive/assistive technology, sign language interpreters, and captioners) to…

Apply for Accommodations

Freshmen Students: The format and timeline for McBurney Orientation and Service Training (MOST) for Freshmen and Parents for students starting Fall 2021 is still being determined. Freshmen/Transfer Students: Please request accommodations for placement tests and SOAR, if needed. Incoming Fall Students: Please apply for accommodations no later than the end of June (or by April 1st if…