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 …

Paratransit: Madison Metro

The ASM student bus pass provides free paratransit services for students eligible for paratransit.  Madison Metro’s Paratransit Service provides wheelchair accessible, curb to curb service from one building to another, rather than from bus stop to bus …

Study and Learning Skills Program

The Study and Learning Skills Program (SLSS) is offered to students registered with the McBurney Disability Resource Center. Students schedule individual appointments with trained study skills specialists to discuss ways to study more effectively. The …