News & Announcements

  • Honorlock contracted for remote proctoring

    UW-Madison has signed a contract with Honorlock for remote proctoring services. The contract enables instructors to continue piloting the tool through summer 2020 with a full implementation planned for fall 2020. Honorlock provides a responsible …

  • Professional Development Opportunities and Resources for Teaching Remotely

    While we are still working through a great deal of uncertainty as we plan for fall, one thing we know for sure is that we are committed to helping you offer a rich and robust …

  • Plans for Remote Proctoring Service

    UW-Madison is continuing to review proctoring options with the goal of implementing a reliable service in July.  Proctoring tools are intended to provide responsible test-taking environments to ensure students can demonstrate their own independent learning …

  • UW-Madison Student Technology Needs

    The following message was sent to all current students on May 7, 2020. Dear UW-Madison Students, This semester has been filled with an immense amount of change — and the changes have been hard. We …

  • Supporting You and Your Students Through the End of the Semester

    We want to thank you again for your extraordinary commitment to teaching and learning these past few weeks. Your hard work, resilience, and dedication to your students has been inspiring.  As we reach the end …

  • Course Evaluations, Assessment and Academic Integrity

    Thank you for your ongoing work and leadership during the covid-19 disruption.  I am profoundly grateful for your efforts to connect with and support your students in this stressful, difficult situation. In the last week …

  • Privacy of Student Records and the Usage of Audio Recorded Lectures

    As our campus has temporarily transitioned to largely online formats, faculty and instructional staff are reminded of several important considerations regarding privacy of student records and the usage of audio recorded lectures. Student Privacy Your …

  • Additional Details for Spring 2020 Grading

    I’m following up on my message to you last week regarding the special grading option the university has developed for the spring semester. More details are now available on the Office of the Registrar website. …

  • Course grading policy for spring 2020

    UW-Madison is in an unprecedented situation, faced with decisions that we have not navigated before. As a result, we are announcing a special Pass/Fail (P/F) grading option for students during the Spring 2020 semester. Maintaining …

  • Contract signed for online proctoring services

    UW-Madison has signed a contract for online proctoring services with Examity. The contract will allow for transition to online proctored exams to address the immediate need related to the COVID-19 outbreak. Examity provides multiple services …

  • Instructor support for resuming classes after spring break

    I want to take a moment to acknowledge all of your hard work and to share in a collective deep breath. The profound changes we are experiencing are not easy for anyone. As we adjust …

  • UW-Madison implementing online proctoring option

    Secure, online proctoring is being implemented for spring semester, with details to be shared on this website soon.

  • Alternative delivery of courses extended through end of semester

    As was announced earlier today, we will shift to alternative delivery of courses from March 23 through the end of the spring semester, including final exams. Students will receive further information about instruction as plans …

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