Wisconsin School of Business COVID-19 Updates

Updated June 17, 2020

This unprecedented situation has disrupted our normal routine, but WSB faculty and staff are committed to providing continuity for all students. We appreciate your patience. We will update this page with information specific to the Wisconsin School of Business and Grainger Hall.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison will welcome students back to campus for the start of fall classes on September 2. We encourage you to review the official campus website for the latest information: 


WSB Key Contacts:
Faculty and Instructor Teaching and Learning: teaching@wsb.wisc.edu 
Information Technology Services: support@wsb.wisc.edu
HR: WSB Human Resources
Media requests: typhaine.morrison@wisc.edu


For information about your specific course or section, please monitor your email and your course Canvas sites over the next few days for messages from your professors with specific details about your courses. If you need to contact your your instructor directly, see the Faculty and Staff Directory for contact information.


Undergraduate Advising:

All of our academic advising and career coaching appointments are conducted virtually for the time being. All appointments are still scheduled through Starfish and your Coach will email you instructions for conducting the appointment in Microsoft Teams. 

  • Academic advising: Pre-business 104 Sessions will be recorded and sent out via email. You can email wibbaadvising@bus.wisc.edu with quick questions or call: 608-262-0471
  • Career Coaching: Resume review requests and quick questions can be submitted via email to bbacareers@wsb.wisc.edu.Additional information about resources, tips for virtual interviewing, and individual coach contact information can be found here.


Faculty and Staff:


Grainger Hall

  • All public events scheduled for Grainger Hall have been canceled for the near future. Please contact the event organizer/host to determine if the event will be rescheduled or held online.
  • At this time, access to Grainger Hall is limited to those who have after-hour access. However, to prioritize the health of our community, we ask that faculty, staff, and students do not enter Grainger Hall.



All events have been canceled for the near future. Most of our programs offer online info-sessions, webinars, or virtual appointments.

Undergraduate Admissions

To allow prospective students an opportunity to learn more about the Undergraduate Business Program and interact with admissions staff, families may view recorded versions of the BBA Information Session and Grainger Hall tour. Families will also be able to schedule individual visits with admissions staff in our virtual environment, or participate in live group web conference sessions for both Pre-Business and Direct Admit students; registration for these admitted student events will be through Visit Bucky.

Contact BBA Admissions: admissions@wsb.wisc.edu / 608-890-2490


COVID-19 is not specific to an ethnicity or race—disease does not discriminate. Racist behaviors or stereotyping are not tolerated at UW–Madison. If you experience harassment or discrimination, students are encouraged to file a bias incident report. Employees may file a complaint with the Office of Compliance.


Please consider your mental health. All UW-Madison students, staff, and faculty have access to SilverCloud, a no-cost cognitive behavioral health resource available 24/7. Students can call the UHS Mental Health Crisis Line 24/7 at 608-265-5600 (option 2).  If you find yourself struggling with food security Open Seat food Pantry is still operating. Hours are Tuesday and Thursday, 3 pm – 5 pm or via appointment at 265-5272 or openseat@asm.wisc.edu or via Facebook.