How students, employees, visitors, and program participants can request an accommodation at UW-Madison.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive campus experience for all students, employees, and guests, including people with disabilities.
The McBurney Disability Resource Center is the office for students with disabilities requesting classroom and other accommodations.
Visitors and program participants
How visitors with disabilities, including guests can seek accommodations to participate in programs, activities, and services at UW–Madison.
Division of Extension program participants
The Division of Extension’s Access Consultant assists participants seeking a reasonable accommodation for Extension’s services, programs, and activities.
What is an accommodation?
A reasonable accommodation is an auxiliary aid, service, adjustment, or modification to ensure individuals with disabilities are not denied or excluded from the benefits of a course, activity, service, program. In employment, it is a modification of a job or work environment to allow for essential job functions to be performed.
- Additional testing time
- Flexible work schedule
- Sign-language interpreting
The appeals process
The university offers an appeals process for individuals with disabilities who are denied an accommodation through the Office of Compliance.