Consumer Information Disclosures

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is required by law to make available to enrolled students, prospective students, and their parents certain information about its operations. Such information pertains to: (1) general institutional operation, (2) financial aid, (3) general completion and graduation rates, (4) annual security report, (5) completion and graduation rates for student athletes, and (6) athletic program participation rates and financial support.

To meet the requirement, information for the University of Wisconsin-Madison is provided below. Web site addresses are specified for all information items, as well as telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of the university officials who can respond to questions or information requests in their specific areas.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison can provide hard copies of any of the information displayed on the listed websites below upon request. 

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Academic Programs

Office of the Registrar
Phone:   608-262-3811
E-mail:   reginfo@em.wisc.edu
University of Madison-Wisconsin Undergraduate Catalog: http://pubs.wisc.edu/ug/index.htm

Degree Programs
Undergraduate:  http://www.wisc.edu/academics/departments.php
Graduate:          https://www.gradsch.wisc.edu/education/academic_programs/index.html

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Accreditation

Office of the Provost
Phone:    608-262-1304
Email:     provost@provost.wisc.edu
Website: http://pubs.wisc.edu/ug/geninfo_accreditation.htm

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Alcohol: Infomation for Students on Alcohol Use at UW Madison - Policy and Practices

Division of Student Life
Phone:     608-263-5700
Email:      dean@studentlife.wisc.edu 
Website:  http://students.wisc.edu/alcoholinfo/

UW Campus Safety Guide 2012-2013
http://students.wisc.edu/docs/clery_12-13.pdf

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Application Forms for Financial Aid Eligibility

Office of Student Financial Aid
Phone:    608-262-3060
Email:     finaid@finaid.wisc.edu
Website: http://www.finaid.wisc.edu/ssforms.html

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Applying for Financial Aid

Office of Student Financial Aid
Phone:    608-262-3060
Email:     finaid@finaid.wisc.edu
Website: http://www.finaid.wisc.edu/how-to-apply.htm

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Athletic Program Student Participation Rates and Financial Support Data

Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
Phone:   608-262-1866
Email:    contactus@uwbadgers.com

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics does several reports on this data. For a copy of the report sent to the NCAA please contact the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Compliance Office.

For a copy of the report sent to The Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) please visit Website: http://www.ope.ed.gov/athletics/ .

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B

Bi-annual/Annual Review of Campus Alcohol Policy

Division of Student Life
Phone:    608-263-5700
Email:     dean@studentlife.wisc.edu
Website: http://students.wisc.edu/alcoholinfo/philosophy.html#policygroup

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Code of Conduct - Relationships with Student Loan Lending Institutions

To ensure that the University's students and their families continue to receive impartial and sound advice from the University's financial aid personnel and to promote the confidence of students and their families in the advice and services they receive, the University abides by a code of conduct concerning relationships with student loan Lending Institutions. Further details can be found at the link below.

http://www.uwsa.edu/bor/policies/rpd/rpd13-4.htm

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Complaint Resolution

UW-Madison wants you to have the best educational experience in your time as a student here. In most cases, situations can be resolved by using the UW-Madison appeal process.

Office of the Dean of Students
Phone:   608-263-5700
Email:    dean@studentlife.wisc.edu

If you experience a problem, or have a concern or complaint, you may inform any staff member and expect prompt assistance. The University of Wisconsin-Madison desires to resolve student grievances, complaints and concerns in an efficient, fair and amicable manner. Complaints regarding any aspect of University of Wisconsin-Madison operations will receive prompt attention when filed directly with University of Wisconsin-Madison authorities.

If an issue cannot be resolved internally, you may file a complaint with the University of Wisconsin System Administration.  The website is: http://www.wisconsin.edu/

If you live outside of Wisconsin, you can file a complaint in the state where you reside by using this state's contact information located at http://www.sheeo.org .

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Confidentiality of Student Records and Health Records

Office of the Registrar
Phone:    608-262-3811
Email:     reginfo@em.wisc.edu
Website: http://registrar.wisc.edu/ferpa_overview.htm

University Health Services
Phone:    608-262-1676
Website: http://www.uhs.wisc.edu/services/records/  

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Constitution Day

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day is observed each year on September 17 to commemorate the signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787, and “recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens.” Each educational institution which receives Federal funds is required by law to hold an educational program on the United States Constitution for Constitution Day and Citizenship Day.

Website: http://www.wisc.edu/constitution/

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Cost of Attendance (COA)

Office of Student Financial Aid
Phone:    608-262-3060
Email:     finaid@finaid.wisc.edu
Website: http://www.finaid.wisc.edu/cost-of-attendance.htm

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Credits Earned Through Study Abroad

International Academic Programs
Phone:    608-262-6998
Email:     peeradvisory@studyabroad.wisc.edu
Website: https://www.studyabroad.wisc.edu/

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Data Digest

The primary purpose of the Data Digest is to provide comprehensive quantitative information on the major dimensions of the university including office numbers regarding students, faculty staff, and budgets.

http://apir.wisc.edu/datadigest.htm

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Determination of Financial Need

Office of Student Financial Aid
Phone:    608-262-3060
Email:     finaid@finaid.wisc.edu
Website: http://www.finaid.wisc.edu/85.htm

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Disbursement of Financial Aid

Office of Student Financial Aid
Phone:    608-262-3060
Email:     finaid@finaid.wisc.edu
Website: http://www.finaid.wisc.edu/237.htm

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Distance Learning

Office of Continuing Studies
Phone:    608-262-1156
Email:     info@wisc.edu  
Website: http://continuingstudies.wisc.edu/distance.htm

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Drug & Alcohol Programs

University Health Services
Phone:    608-262-1676
Website: http://www.uhs.wisc.edu/services/counseling/how-we-can-help/alcohol-and-other-drug-assessment.shtml

UW-Madison: Compliance with the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (2012)
http://insideuw.wisc.edu/newsletter/for-the-record/uw-madison-compliance-with-the-drug-free-school-and-community-act/ 

UW-Madison: Drug-Free School and Communities Act of 1989 
http://eao.wisc.edu/policies-drug-free.htm

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E

Eligibility for Financial Aid

Office of Student Financial Aid
Phone:    608-262-3060
Email:     finaid@finaid.wisc.edu
Website: http://www.finaid.wisc.edu/263.htm

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Employment: Information on Federal Work Study

Office of Student Financial Aid
Phone:    608-262-3060
Email:     uwstudent.jobcenter@finaid.wisc.edu  
Website: http://www.finaid.wisc.edu/student-jobs.htm

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Employment Placement

Office of Academic Planning and Institutional Research
Phone:    608-263-5658
Email:     apir@provost.wisc.edu
Website: http://apir.wisc.edu/pgp.htm

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Enrollment Statistics (Student Body Diversity)

Office of the Registrar
Phone:    608-262-3811
Email:     reginfo@em.wisc.edu
Website: http://registrar.wisc.edu/enrollment_reports_and_student_statistics.htm

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Facilities

Office of Facilities Planning & Management
Phone:    608-263-3000
Email:     dsteele@fpm.wisc.edu
Website: https://fpm-www3.fpm.wisc.edu/FPM_Portal/Home/tabid/59/Default.aspx

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Facilities and Services for Students with Disabilities

McBurney Disability Resource Center
Phone:    608-263-2741
Email:     mcburney@studentlife.wisc.edu
Website: http://www.mcburney.wisc.edu/

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Faculty

Office of the Provost
Phone:    608-262-1304
Email:     provost@provost.wisc.edu
Website: http://www.wisc.edu/directories/

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Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)

Office of the Registrar
Phone:    608-262-3811
Email:     
reginfo@em.wisc.edu
Website: http://registrar.wisc.edu/ferpa_overview.htm

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Financial Aid Programs

Office of Student Financial Aid
Phone:    608-262-3060
Email:     finaid@finaid.wisc.edu

Website: http://www.finaid.wisc.edu/types-of-aid.htm

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Gainful Employment & Graduate Certificate Programs

Office of Academic Planning and Institutional Research
Phone:    608-262-5658
Email:     
apir@provost.wisc.edu
Website: http://apir.wisc.edu/certificates.htm

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Graduation Rates for Undergraduates

Office of Academic Planning and Institutional Research
Phone:    608-262-5658
Email:     
apir@provost.wisc.edu
Website: http://apir.wisc.edu/degrees_grad_ret.html

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Graduation Rates for Students Receiving Athletically-Related Aid

Office of the Provost
Phone:    608-262-1304
Email:     jlmilner@wisc.edu  

Website: http://apir.wisc.edu/degrees_grad_ret.html

National Collegiate Athletic Association:
http://www.ncaa.org/wps/wcm/connect/public/NCAA/Resources/Research/Graduation+Rates

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H

Higher Education Opportunity Act Disclosures

The following document provides information that complies with the requirements of the Higher Education Act, as amended, and the implementing regulations.

Higher Education Opportunity Act Disclosures

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I

Ineligibility Due to Drug Conviction

Office of Student Financial Aid
Phone:    608-262-3060
Email:     finaid@finaid.wisc.edu

Website: http://www.finaid.wisc.edu/drug-eligibility.htm

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Loans

Office of Student Financial Aid
Phone:     608-262-3060
Email:      finaid@finaid.wisc.edu

Website:  http://www.finaid.wisc.edu/direct-loans.htm

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Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect

Notification language for students under the age of 18:
Please be aware that UW-Madison employees are mandatory reporters of child abuse and neglect.  If you reveal that you (if you are under 18 years old) are, or another minor is, currently being abused or neglected or has been threatened with abuse or neglect, we may have to report that information to law enforcement or to County Child Protective Services.

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N

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)

Website: http://www.nslds.ed.gov/nslds_SA/

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P

Peer to Peer File Sharing Policy

Office of Information Technology
Phone:    608-262-8874
Email:     help@doit.wisc.edu
Website: http://www.cio.wisc.edu/security-filesharing.aspx

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Policies Governing the Handling of Student Records

General Information
Office of Admissions
Phone:    608-262-3961
Email:     onwisconsin@admissions.wisc.edu
Website: http://www.wisc.edu/admissions/

Student Records
Office of the Registrar
Phone:    608-262-3811
Email:     reginfo@em.wisc.edu
Website: http://registrar.wisc.edu/students.htm

Office of Student Financial Aid
Phone:     608-262-3060
Email:      finaid@finaid.wisc.edu 
Website:  http://www.finaid.wisc.edu/

Department of Athletic Compliance
Associate Director for Compliance
Phone:     608-262-4985
Email:      jmo@athletics.wisc.edu

Annual Security Report
UW-Madison Police Department
Phone:      608-264-2677
Email:       webmaster@mhub.uwpd.wisc.edu
Website:   http://www.uwpd.wisc.edu/    

University of Wisconsin-Madison Homepage 
Website:   http://www.wisc.edu/

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Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Office of Student Financial Aid
Phone:    608-262-3060
Email:     finaid@finaid.wisc.edu
Website: http://studentaid.ed.gov/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/charts/public-service

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Refund Policies

Office of Student Financial Aid
Phone:    608-262-3060
Email:     finaid@finaid.wisc.edu
Website: http://www.finaid.wisc.edu/261.htm

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Relationships and Sexual Violence

EVOC: End Violence on Campus
Website: http://www.evoc.wisc.edu/

University Health Services
Website: http://www.uhs.wisc.edu/assault/

Office of the Provost
Website: http://www.provost.wisc.edu/mandsas.htm

University of Wisconsin-Madison Information and Resources
Website: http://www.oed.wisc.edu/sexualharassment/assault.html  

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Retention/Degree/Graduation Reports

Office of Academic Planning & Institutional Research
Phone:    608-263-5658
Email:     apir@provost.wisc.edu
Website: http://apir.wisc.edu/degrees_grad_ret.html

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Return of Federal Financial Aid

Office of Student Financial Aid
Phone:    608-262-3060
Email:     finaid@finaid.wisc.edu
Website: http://www.finaid.wisc.edu/261.htm

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Rights and Responsibilities

Office of Student Financial Aid
Phone:    608-262-3060
Email:     finaid@finaid.wisc.edu
Website: http://www.students.wisc.edu/rights/

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Satisfactory Progress Standards

Office of Student Financial Aid
Phone:    608-262-3060
Email:     finaid@finaid.wisc.edu
Website: http://www.finaid.wisc.edu/259.htm

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Security Policies, Crime & Fire Statistics

Division of Student Life
Phone:    608-263-5700
Email:     dean@studentlife.wisc.edu
Website: http://students.wisc.edu/docs/clery_12-13.pdf

Campus Safety
Website: http://safeu.wisc.edu/

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Study Abroad Programs and Federal Financial Aid

Office of International Academic Programs
Phone:    608-265-6329
Email:     peeradvisor@studyabroad.wisc.edu
Website: https://www.studyabroad.wisc.edu/financialaid.html

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Textbook Information

Office of the Registrar
Phone:    608-262-3811
Email:     reginfo@em.wisc.edu
Website: http://registrar.wisc.edu/textbook_information_students.htm 

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Transfer and Dual Credit

Office of Admissions
Phone:    608-262-3961
Email:     onwisconsin@admissions.wisc.edu
Website: http://www.admissions.wisc.edu/transfer/credit.php

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U

University Nondiscrimination Statement

The University of Wisconsin-Madison does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability or status as a protected veteran.  Any person having inquiries concerning the University of Wisconsin-Madison's compliance with implement Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or other civil rights laws should contact one of the following:

Office of Equity and Diversity
Phone:    608-262-2378
Address: Room 179-A Bascom Hall, 500 Lincoln Dr, Madison WI    
Website: http://www.oed.wisc.edu/

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University Teacher Education Program

School of Education
Phone:    608-265-3047
Website: http://www.education.wisc.edu/

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Vaccination Requirements

University Health Services
Phone:    608-262-1676
Website: http://www.uhs.wisc.edu/services/records/immunization-and-health-history.shtml

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Voter Registration Requirements

Website: http://uc.wisc.edu/vote/

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Withdrawal from the University

Office of the Registrar
Phone:    608-262-3811
Email:      reginfo@em.wisc.edu
Website: http://registrar.wisc.edu/canceling_your_enrollment_withdrawal_info.htm

Office of Student Financial Aid
Phone:    608-262-3060
Email:    finaid@finaid.wisc.edu 
Website: http://www.finaid.wisc.edu/261.htm

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