Emergency Support Confirmation

Thank you for submitting the Emergency Support Form. Our Support Team will contact you within three business days to verify we have received your submission.  We will begin reviewing emergency fund requests on Monday, September 14th.

In addition to the financial support you are being considered for, we could encourage you to also consider several other resources available to support you through this challenging time.

Additional Resources to Navigate a Financial Emergency

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Dean of Students Office

Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students Office has resources to help connect students with campus resources and support, as well as the place to report incidents like hate and bias, sexual assault, and hazing. Crisis Loans are also available when unexpected life events or circumstances take place that cause financial hardship in a student’s life. Connect with the Dean of Students Office by phone, email or live chat.

Success Services

Success Services

The Office of Student Financial Aid offers resources through Success Services to support a student’s experience on campus.  Basic Needs Support including 1:1 support to help navigate Basic Needs resources are available to students by connecting with a Basic Needs Assistant. Students can also request a Success Coach for 1:1 support to help students navigate their Wisconsin Experience as well as a Be Engaged Workshop series to build and fine-tune skills.

University Health Services

University Health Services

University Health Services is committed to supporting students as we all are navigating these unprecedented times.  Many of the UHS services are available remotely including SilverCloud, an online, self-guided, interactive mental health resource that provides students with accessible cognitive behavioral interventions 24 hours a day.

Connect with a Financial Aid Advisor

The Office of Student Financial Aid has a team of advisors here to support students in navigating the financial aid process as well as challenging financial situations. Appointments can be made through StarFish or via email at support@finaid.wisc.edu.

Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH)

WiSH

The Wisconsin Scholarship Hub features a wide variety of scholarships available to UW-Madison students.  Learn more about applying for scholarships here.

Student Employment

Student Jobs

Student Jobs provide not only an opportunity to support financial needs, but also to build important skills and gain valuable connections. Explore student employment opportunities both on and off campus within the Student Jobs website.

Smart Restart for Students

Smart Restart for Students

As a part of our Smart Restart, there are also a variety of additional resources available to help you, including Academic Support as well as Health & Safety. As the situation continues to evolve, the Smart Restart for students will continue to be updated.  If you are looking for information about immigration or travel, please visit the International Student Services website.