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Accessibility at UW–Madison

This list of campus resources is coordinated by the campus ADA Coordinator. If you cannot find the information you need, or if you would like to suggest a change to the information referred to in this site, please email the ADA Coordinator or call the Office of Compliance at 608-265-6018.

Facilities and Physical Access

The Division of Facilities, Planning & Management’s online Disability Resource Guide provides information for visitors and information on campus athletic venues, transportation, building maps with access information, and emergency information.

Instruction and Academic Services

The McBurney Disability Resource Center is the primary campus resource for academic accommodations for students with disabilities. Resources for accessible instruction are also available through the center. Visit the McBurney Web site, call 608-263-2741 (Voice and Relay 711) or 608-225-7956 (text); fax 608-265-2998; or email McBurney.

Academic Research

The Disability Studies Initiative is home to a number of the university’s research and teaching activities in the field of disability studies.


For information about library services related to research assistance, accessing print or online materials, and assistive technologies, visit the libraries’ disability and accessibility resources page.

Information Technology Resources

The “Make it accessible” page contains information about IT accessibility on campus and related services available through the UW-Madison Division of Information Technology (DoIT). Assistive technology for all students and staff is available at Campus Computer Labs.


For employee disability matters visit the Employee Disability Accommodation Web site or contact Barb Lanser, Disability Coordinator/Employment at the Office for Equity and Diversity, 608-263-2407 (Voice and Relay 711).

Policies and Campus Compliance

See ADA Campus Policies for a listing of relevant policies and contact information.

Home Page

University Marketing has designed the home page using best practices in standards-based Web design. The site is in compliance with the university’s Web Accessibility Policy and incorporates HTML, CSS and JavaScript to present content and functionality in a manner that accommodates a range of Web browsing software.

Beyond the black-and-white aspects of prescribed accessibility standards, we have used our best judgment in implementing a site design that meets the needs of all users. We always welcome feedback about our design and implementation choices. If you have questions or need assistance with any aspect of the university home page, contact us at web@umark.wisc.edu.