Training for Students

The McBurney Center provides a variety of training options for students for different accommodations, including both in-person and online.  If you do not see a training topic, time, or option that meets your needs, OR if you would like additional training beyond the standard training, please contact us.

In-Person Fall 2018 Trainings (for Students NOT Attending “MOST”)

The in-person service trainings below are for any new or continuing students.

[NOTE: New freshman attending the August 2018 MOST Program don’t need to sign up since these trainings are included at MOST.  Students enrolled in Summer 2018 classes who need immediate training can contact McBurney’s front desk to schedule times.]

Please sign up for the training below by contacting McBurney’s front desk. If you reach McBurney staff during office hours by calling (608) 263-2741 or texting (608) 225-7956, we can confirm your training times immediately. If you email mcburney@studentlife.wisc.edu or leave a phone or text message, please give us your first choice time and a second choice time for each service training you are required to attend. Expect an email within three business days confirming your training time for each service.

Flexibility Letter (Location: McBurney Center, Small Conference Room)

  • Wednesday, August 29, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 30, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Tuesday, September 4, 11:00 am – noon
  • Wednesday, September 5, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Thursday, September 6, at 9:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Friday, September 7, 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Notetaking (Location: McBurney Center, see below for room)

Please bring your laptop to this training, if possible.

  • Tuesday, August 28, 11:00 am – noon, Graaskamp Room
  • Wednesday, August 29, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, Small Conference Room
  • Thursday, August 30, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm, Small Conference Room
  • Friday, August 31, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Graaskamp Room

Smartpen (Location: McBurney Center, see below for room)

Please bring your laptop to this training, if possible.

  • Tuesday, August 28, 11:00 am – noon, Small Conference Room
  • Tuesday, August 28, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Graaskamp Room
  • Wednesday, August 29, 11:00 am – noon, Graaskamp Room
  • Wednesday, August 29, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Small Conference Room
  • Thursday, August 30, 11:00 am – noon, Graaskamp Room
  • Friday, August 31, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, Graaskamp Room
  • Tuesday, September 4, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, Graaskamp Room
  • Tuesday, September 4, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm, Graaskamp Room
  • Wednesday, September 5, 10:00 am – 11:00 am, Small Conference Room
  • Thursday, September 6, 11:00 am – noon, Graaskamp Room
  • Friday, September 7, 9:30 am – 10:30 am, Graaskamp Room
  • Monday, September 10, 10:00 am – 11:00 am, Small Conference Room
  • Tuesday, September 11, 10:30 am – 11:30 am, Small Conference Room
  • Wednesday, September 12, 11:00 am – noon, Small Conference Room
  • Thursday, September 13, 9:00 am – 10:00 am, Small Conference Room
  • Friday, September 14, 10:00 am – 11:00 am, Small Conference Room

Document Conversion (Location: McBurney Center, see below for room)

Please bring your laptop to this training, if possible.

  • Tuesday, August 28, 9:30 am – 11:00am, Graaskamp Room
  • Tuesday, August 28, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, Small Conference Room
  • Wednesday, August 29, 11:00 am -12:30 pm, Small Conference Room
  • Thursday, August 30, 10:00 am – 11:30 am, Small Conference Room
  • Thursday, August 30, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Small Conference Room
  • Friday, August 31, 10:00 am – 11:30 am, Graaskamp Room
  • Tuesday, September 4, 10:00 am – 11:30 am, Graaskamp Room
  • Wednesday, September 5, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Graaskamp Room
  • Thursday, September 6, 10:00 am – 11:30 am, Small Conference Room
  • Friday, September 7, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, Small Conference Room
  • Monday, September 10, 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm, Small Conference Room
  • Tuesday, September 11, 9:00 am – 10:30 am, Graaskamp Room
  • Wednesday, September 12, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm, Small Conference Room
  • Thursday, September 13, 10:30 am – noon, Small Conference Room
  • Friday, September 14, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Graaskamp Room

Test Accommodation Training for Technology Users (Location: McBurney Center, Graaskamp Room)

Please bring your laptop to this training, if possible.

  • Friday, August 31, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, September 5, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Friday, September 14, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm