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…

Notetaking

Peer Notetaking (copies of notes from other students in the class) and Smartpens are two ways that Notetaking accommodations are provided at UW-Madison.  Eligibility will be indicated on the student’s accommodation plan in McBurney Connect. Notetaking accommodations for eligible students are now requested and notes are downloaded through McBurney Connect. All students with notetaking as…

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…

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…

Temporary Conditions

What are temporary conditions? Temporary conditions include broken bones, recovery from surgery, or other medical conditions which temporarily interfere with a student’s ability to fully participate in academic activities (e.g., the ability to attend class, take notes, write papers, or complete exams as scheduled). Temporary conditions are not classified as disabilities unless their severity results…

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,…

Accessible Circulator Shuttle: UW Transportation Services

UW Transportation Services Accessible Circulator Shuttle provides wheelchair accessible transportation both on a fixed/scheduled route around campus and from campus building to campus building when needed.  The shuttle is intended to supplement campus bus and …

Accessible Parking Permits: UW Transportation Services

Students with a state Department of Transportation (DOT) disabled parking license plates or identification card that wish to purchase a UW-Madison accessible parking permit (UW-DIS parking tag) may purchase one at any of the Transportation …