McBurney Center Ambassador Program

The McBurney Ambassador Program is part of the Transition Services Program effort to assist new freshmen during their first year on campus. Incoming freshmen will have the opportunity to match with an upperclassman McBurney Ambassador …

Undiagnosed Students

Worried About Your Academic Performance? Difficulty with school performance can occur at any point in a student’s academic experience. These difficulties can be due to the following: Common factors Mental health or AODA concerns Learning or attention difficulties Common Factors Difficulty with school performance can occur at any point in a student’s academic experience. Some…

McBurney Center Sign Language Interpreting for Departments

McBurney can coordinate interpreting services on a Fee for Service basis when UW is the primary sponsor or host. This service relies on McBurney Disability Resource Center interpreting staff availability. If your event is less …

Scholarships for Students with Disabilities

McBurney General Scholarships Information McBurney general scholarships are available to UW-Madison undergraduate, graduate and professional students whose disabilities have been verified through the McBurney Disability Resource Center. Verify disability status with the McBurney Center by …

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…

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…