A collection of guidance material for students, faculty and staff provided by the Dean of Students Office
Our goal is to be the main resource that helps connect students with campus resources. The office also consults faculty and staff, parents, families, and friends, working together to serve students.
In the classroom
Guidance to assist in the decision making process when accommodation requests are made from students about class attendance and absences.
Guidance on how to approach your concerns about a student, and how to talk about your concerns.
Guidance on how to manage a student who exhibits disruptive behavior in the classroom.
Ways to support and open a dialogue with students that may be struggling with mental health or know someone who is, including a syllabus statement.
Guidance on how to respond to a student when you are concerned including resources on who to talk to.
How to handle accommodation requests for religious observances, pregnancy, parenting or other life events.
Student rights and advocacy
Regardless of immigration status, UW-Madison wants all students to know that, “You belong here” and are an integral part of the UW campus community.
Short term loans for students when an unexpected life event or circumstance takes place that causes financial hardship.
How to report incidents at UW-Madison including hate, bias, sexual assault, hazing, students you are concerned about and other types of incidents.
Celebrating and connecting students
The Citizenship Award is given to students who make the University campus a safer community through their actions.
Dean of Students Office 70 Bascom Hall 500 Lincoln Drive Madison, WI 53706-1380
Monday-Friday: 8:30am -4pm during Fall and Spring semester