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702 W. Johnson Street, Suite 2104
Madison, WI 53715-1007

Main Office Numbers: 608-263-2741(voice)
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Notetaking: Paid Notetakers

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Information for Notetaking Service Users

Important Announcement: Changes for Fall 2017!

Starting Fall 2017 the procedure for requesting and receiving notetaker has changed. Please view the Notetaking Accommodation Training.

How do I find a notetaker?

All students with paid notetaking as an accommodation will need to complete the brief online Notetaking Accommodation Training. This training contains all of the information you need to know about the Notetaking Service process. If you would like to schedule an in-person training, call the McBurney Center at 608-263-2741 to schedule a training with the Notetaking Coordinator.

How do I download my notes?

For detailed instructions of how to download your notes, go to Downloading Your Notes. If you have further questions, please contact the Notetaking Coordinator.

How do I sign my notetaker's invoice?

In order for the McBurney Center to process your notetaker's reimbursement you need to sign the electronic invoice. Invoices will be made available for you to sign around the 9-week drop deadline. For detailed instructions on where to find and how to sign your invoice go to Signing Your Invoice - Student.

Information for Notetakers

Important Announcement: Changes for Fall 2017!

Starting Fall 2017 the procedure for becoming a notetaker has changed. Please view the Becoming a Notetaker training.

How do I become a notetaker?

All notetakers will need to complete the brief training Becoming a Notetaker. This tutorial contains all of the information you need to know about the Notetaker process.

How do I upload my notes?

Notetakers will upload all of their notes to McBurney Connect. For detailed instructions of how to upload your notes, go to Uploading Your Notes. If you have further questions, please contact the Notetaking Coordinator.

How do I sign my invoice?

In order for the McBurney Center to process your reimbursement you need to sign your electronic invoice. Invoices will be made available for you to sign around the 9-week drop deadline. For detailed instructions on where to find and how to sign your invoice go to Signing Your Invoice - Notetaker.

Reimbursement Requirements:

If you are assigned to a class, you must follow the instructions below to receive payment. If you are volunteering to share notes, you may skip this section.

Notetakers are employed as student hourlies and are paid a lump sum of $125 per class. Payment is made near the end of the semester and is subject to all applicable state and federal payroll taxes.  If the class is dropped or notes are no longer needed, payment is prorated*:

Weeks 1-3: $25
Weeks 4-6: $50
Weeks 7-9: $75
Weeks 9+: $125

*Classes that don't follow the standard 15-week semester are paid in a similar prorated fashion.

1. If you have been employed by UW-Madison at some time during the last 6 months, do the following:

  • Email donna.egelski@wisc.edu to let her know you are an assigned notetaker but have been employed by UW-Madison at some time during the last 6 months. Please indicate which department employed you. Please use your wisc email account and the email subject line "UW Employment Verification".
  • Around the nine week drop deadline, you will receive an email notifying you that your invoice is ready. Please login to McBurney Connect and verify your invoice by signing electronically.

2. If you have NOT been employed by UW-Madison in the last 6 months, do the following:

  • Submit the following documents:
  • Submit the forms AND supporting I-9 documents in person to the McBurney Disability Resource Center, 702 W. Johnson St., or the Dean of Students Office, Room 70, Bascom Hall within 10 days of being assigned to the class or by the dates below, whichever is later::
    • October 31 for fall
    • March 1 for spring
  • Both offices are available M-F, from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm for this purpose. If you are not available during those times please email Gwynette.Hall@wisc.edu to arrange an alternate time.
  • Do not email the documents.
  • You will then receive an email asking you to complete the online I-9 form within a week.
  • Around the nine week drop deadline, you will receive an email notifying you that your invoice is ready. Please login to McBurney Connect and verify your invoice by signing electronically.

4. If you are an international student who does not have a social security number, you will need to apply for a social security number and obtain it by the deadlines listed above or we will be unable to pay you. McBurney will email you the Offer of Employment letter when you accept a notetaking assignment.

 

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