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By Lori Reesor, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs It struck me the other day that it has been one full year since we began calling COVID-19 a pandemic in our state, packed up our things, and moved residence hall rooms, our offices, and classrooms home — uncertain how the virus…

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Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Lori Reesor, wearing a red sweater and mask to match, in Bascom Hall.
  • COVID-19 Weekly Update #16

    As we head into the final weeks of the semester, we thank you for everything you have done to support the health and safety of our community by following our COVID-19 protocols. It’s critical we …

  • COVID-19 Weekly Update #15

    Campus and the broader community continue to make great progress on vaccination to protect against COVID-19 – now more than 19,000 employees and students have had at least one dose of vaccine. The faster we’re …

  • A Message of Support to the BIPOC Community

    Dear students and colleagues, Today I’m reaching out to the entire university, and especially members of the campus community who identify as Black, Indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) to acknowledge the heaviness of the …

  • International Students: Fall 2021 Enrollment and Summer Travel Guidance

    We are hopeful that UW-Madison’s return to in-person study and services for Fall 2021 will happen as planned. We know that there are still many concerns about international travel, health and safety in the U.S., visa acquisition, …

  • COVID-19 Weekly Update #14

    We are beginning to see a rise in COVID-19 cases on campus and in the greater Madison area as highly contagious variants of the virus spread widely in the community. We need to act now to control the …

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