Hours & Location


Fall 2020 office hours (updated 10/1/2020)

  • McBurney Center Access Consultants and Staff  will be working remotely 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday.
  • Appointments & trainings are being conducted by phone or web conference: to schedule, contact the front desk staff  by phone (608)263-2741, text (608)225-7956, or email front desk.
  • Pick-up or drop-off of equipment, books, smartpen supplies, or other materials: to schedule a pick-up/drop-off outside the 702 W Johnson front door (Monday to Thursday) or to discuss alternative options, contact the front desk staff  by phone (608)263-2741, text (608)225-7956, or email front desk.

(If you need assistance with an urgent or emergency situation and our office is closed, please contact the Dean of Students Office at (608) 263-5700.)

UW-Madison is Closed on the Following Dates in 2020-2021:

  • Thursday, November 26, 2020 (Thanksgiving)
  • Thursday, December 24, 2020
  • Friday, December 25, 2020
  • Thursday, December 31, 2020 (New Year’s Eve)
  • Friday, January 1, 2021 (New Year’s Day)
  • Monday, January 18, 2021 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
  • Monday, May 31, 2021 (Memorial Day)
  • Monday, July 5, 2021 (Independence Day observed)
  • Monday, September 6, 2021 (Labor Day)
  • Thursday, November 25, 2021 (Thanksgiving)
  • Friday, December 24, 2021
  • Friday, December 31, 2021 (New Year’s Eve)

Additional Dates McBurney Has Online Services Only:

  • Tentative – Friday, November 27, 2020

Please call (608) 263-2741 and leave a message or email the front desk and your message will be returned as soon as possible.  If you have an emergency during regular business hours, please call or visit the Dean of Students Office, 70 Bascom, (608) 263-5700.

Additional Dates McBurney Has Reduced Hours in 2020:

  • To Be Determined



The McBurney Center is located at 702 West Johnson Street, near the northwest corner of West Johnson and Lake Streets across from Lot 46, Witte Hall, and Gordon Commons.View of glass entrance doors to McBurney Center and Office of Admissions at 702 W Johnson St We are on the second floor in Suite 2104. Visitors can access McBurney via an elevator or staircase in the entrance vestibule, or a second interior elevator that also serves the University Square Building’s parking lot (lot entrance is on Lake Street between University and Johnson).

Arriving by Madison Metro City Bus or Campus Bus

Arriving by Car

There is parking in private, campus, and city ramps, as well as nearby on-street metered parking. Visitors are responsible for parking fees.

  1. University Square Ramp – Self service kiosk (enter on Lake Street):
    • Please call call (608) 263-2741 or text (608) 225-7956 upon arrival
    • Standard, disabled and van-accessible stalls
    • Park in stalls located in the southeast corner of the ramp to reach the McBurney Center and Admissions. Internal elevator access to 702 W. Johnson is available during business hours. Access to this lot is limited after hours (midnight to 6 a.m.).
  2. UW Lot 46 Ramp – Meters
  3. City of Madison State Street Campus Garage (Lake Street Ramp) Attendant or self service kiosk (two blocks north on Lake Street):

Additional Campus Travel and Parking Information