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.

McBurney Center Technology Drop-Ins

McBurney staff meeting with student to troubleshoot notetaking software issue
Have questions about McBurney Connect or your accommodations that use technology/software?

We offer consulting with McBurney Connect, alternative formats, Kurzweil 3000, smartpen, Echo Desktop, and notetaking assistance.

Where: Stop by the McBurney Center
When:  Mondays, 12:00pm – 1:30pm & Thursdays 10:00am – 11:30 am (September 9, 2019 through October 31, 2019)

In-Person Fall 2019 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 2019 MOST Program don’t need to sign up since these trainings are included at MOST.  Students enrolled in Summer 2019 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)

  • Tuesday, 9/3 from 1:30-2:30 pm
  • Wednesday, 9/4 from 11:00-12:00 pm
  • Thursday, 9/5 from 2:30-3:30 pm
  • Tuesday, 9/10 from 10:30-11:30 am
  • Thursday, 9/12 from 9:00-10:00 am
  • Friday, 9/13 from 2:00-3:00 pm

Notetaking (Location: McBurney Center)

Please bring your laptop to this training, if possible.

  • Thursday, 8/29 from 10:00 – 11:00 am
  • Thursday, 8/29 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm
  • Friday, 8/30 from 9:00 – 10:00 am
  • Friday, 8/30 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm
  • Tuesday, 9/3 from 2:00-3:00 pm
  • Wednesday, 9/4 from 11:00-12:00 pm
  • Thursday, 9/5 from 1:00-2:00 pm

Smartpen (Location: McBurney Center)

Please bring your laptop to this training, if possible.

  • Thursday, 8/29 from 9:00 – 10:00 am
  • Thursday, 8/29 from 11:00 – 12:00 pm
  • Thursday, 8/29 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Friday, 8/30 from 11:00 – 12:00 pm
  • Friday, 8/30 from 3:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday, 9/3 from 9:00-10:00 am
  • Tuesday, 9/3 from 11:00-12:00 pm
  • Wednesday, 9/4 from 1:00-2:00 pm
  • Thursday, 9/5 from 11:00-12:00 pm
  • Friday, 9/6 from 9:00 – 10:00 am
  • Monday, 9/9 from 11:00 – 12:00 pm
  • Tuesday, 9/10 from 9:00-10:00 am
  • Wednesday, 9/11 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm
  • Thursday, 9/12 from 10:30-11:30 am
  • Friday, 9/13 from 9:00-10:00 am

Alternative Formats (Location: McBurney Center)

Please bring your laptop to this training, if possible.

  • Thursday, 8/29 from 9:00 – 10:00 am
  • Thursday, 8/29 from 11:00 – 12:00 pm
  • Thursday, 8/29 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm
  • Friday, 8/30 from 10:00 – 11:00 am
  • Friday, 8/30 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Tuesday, 9/3 from 10:00-11:00 am
  • Tuesday, 9/3 from 12:30-1:30 pm
  • Wednesday, 9/4 from 9:00-10:00 am
  • Wednesday, 9/4 from 2:00-3:00 pm
  • Thursday, 9/5 from 11:30-12:30 pm
  • Friday, 9/6 from 12:30 – 1:30 pm
  • Friday, 9/6 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm
  • Monday, 9/9 from 10:00 – 11:00 am
  • Monday, 9/9 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm
  • Tuesday, 9/10 from 12:30-1:30 pm
  • Wednesday, 9/11 from 11:00 – 12:00 pm
  • Wednesday, 9/11 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm
  • Thursday, 9/12 from 11:30-12:30 pm
  • Thursday, 9/12 from 12:30-1:30 pm
  • Friday, 9/13 from 11:30-12:30 pm
  • Friday, 9/13 from 1:00-2:00 pm

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

Please bring your laptop to this training, if possible.

Training times to be announced soon.