COVID-19 Information for Graduate Students

Respect statement

All members of the UW–Madison community deserve to feel welcome, valued and safe. We do not tolerate harassment and discrimination, and racist behaviors and stereotyping are inconsistent with the values of UW–Madison. The Office of Compliance and Dean of Students Office provide resources and reporting options for students, faculty and staff.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

University Health Services continues to offer free COVID-19 vaccines to all students and employees at 333 East Campus Mall. Students are strongly encouraged to receive their booster vaccine as soon as they are able.  Schedule an appointment on MyUHS.

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Campus COVID-19 testing

As the spring 2022 semester approaches, all students who have not had a positive PCR test in the last 90 days to get tested before coming to campus. Read instructions carefully to understand testing guidance before coming to campus.

Testing is available by appointment only through the MyUHS app or the MyUHS web portal. The MyUHS app allows UW–Madison students and employees to schedule COVID-19 tests and other appointments, view their lab results, and more.

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Questions and concerns

Campus operations

Check the Campus Operations webpage for up-to-date information on campus activities and spaces.

UW–Madison COVID-19 dashboard

The dashboard provides information to the campus community and the public about vaccinations and COVID-19 test results among current UW–Madison faculty, staff, and students.

Parking Options

Due to the ongoing public health situation and concerns about public transportation, UW Transportation Services has a variety of parking options to help fit the different needs of graduate students. Permit and pass availability varies and may be limited. For more information, see the reduced and low-cost parking options.

For International Students

International students face many added uncertainties and stressors related to COVID-19. The university is actively working to address the many concerns you have and is educating our federal policymakers on the benefit of creating a welcoming and supportive environment for our international students in this country.

International Student Services (ISS) continues to monitor the global, national, and university COVID-19 updates impacting F-1 and J-1 international students. Find more information in the ISS COVID-19 FAQ.

Frequently asked questions about vaccination, testing, and travel are available on the COVID-19 Response website.

Contact your graduate program coordinator for questions about your specific circumstances.