Information about UW-Madison’s Plans and Response for COVID-19 (coronavirus), announcements and resources related to COVID-19 can be found on the university’s dedicated website here. Guidance for researchers.
The UWPA understands that the recent COVID-19 pandemic has caused many of us to change how we go about our daily routine. Some of us may be working from home for safety or may need to take care of their children due to school closures. We have put together a list of resources for to help with this situation. You can also volunteer to help with possible COVID-19 testing.
Free subscriptions from education companies
Cincinnati Zoo Daily Livestream
Monterey Bay Aquarium Livestream
Twitter thread curating multiple sources for learning to code (multiple languages)
Met Opera offering free viewings of their concerts
Facebook group: Social Distancing Activities for Kids
Berlin Philharmonic Digital Concert Hall
Netflix Sharing Chrome browser extension
Madison Mutual Aid Support Facebook Group
Academic Mutual Aid Foundation
Keep Calm and Carr Out Madison has an updated list of local restaurants offering delivery and/or carry-out service.
Log-in to Department/College drives. Most departments/colleges have drives that can only be accessed through specific portal addresses. Below are the instructions for the College of Engineering, but each department/college will have a different portal address and may or may not allow remote computer access. If you cannot find your department/college portal please contact your department/college IT personnel.
- Instructions for using remote desktop for the College of Engineering:
- log in to global connect with your CAE password https://kb.wisc.edu/cae/page.php?id=84859
- Open remote desktop connection on your laptop. Type in your computer’s name and add “.ad.engr.wisc.edu”; For example, MyComputer.ad.engr.wisc.edu .You can find your computer name in device settings or your computer’s “about” space.
- Log in with ENGR\username and password from CAE