Dashboard

Updated Weekdays at 3 p.m. Last updated October 26, 2021.

This dashboard provides information to the campus community and the public about vaccinations and on-campus COVID-19 test results among current UW–Madison faculty, staff and students. UW–Madison will not disclose names or other information that could potentially identify a person who has tested positive for COVID-19. Anyone who tests positive is directed to self-isolate and seek appropriate medical care.

Percent of On-Campus Population Fully Vaccinated

Updated weekly on Mondays. Last updated October 25, 2021.

Students

94.2%

Employees

95.0%

Positive Test Results By Day

Positive Test Results On Campus By Day

Administered by UHS, beginning August 1, 2021

Chart summary: This bar chart begins on August 1, 2021. Total positive tests were below 20 per day through September 7 and began increasing in the first half of September to 50 to 70 per day. By the end of September, numbers had dropped to 10 to 30 per day.

Positive Tests from On-Campus Testing

Dane County New Cases By Day

Beginning August 1, 2021. Data from Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Chart summary: This bar chart begins on August 1, 2021. Total cases in Dane County rose slowly during August from about 50 to 100 a day to about 100 to 150 a day. By mid-September, daily cases had risen to 200 to 300 a day.

NOTE: The Dane County data from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services failed to import. Plese visit the DHS website for the latest data.

Wisconsin New Cases By Day

Beginning August 1, 2021. Data from Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Chart summary: This bar chart begins on August 1, 2021. Total cases in Wisconsin rose slowly during August from roughly 1,000 to 1,500 a day to 1,500 to 2,000 a day. By mid-September cases had risen to roughly 3,000 to 3,500 a day.

NOTE: The state data from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services failed to import. Plese visit the DHS website for the latest data.

Total Tests On Campus By Day

Administered by UHS, beginning August 1, 2021

Chart summary: This bar chart begins on August 1, 2021. Total tests were 400 or fewer a day through August and increased to up to 2,000 a day into mid-September. In general, there have been no or fewer tests on weekends.

Total Tests administered on campus

Campus testing is offered Monday-Friday by appointment through the MyUHS app or web portal. Test results are reported on the day the result is received.

Data Notes

Notable events

August 5: Indoor mask mandate takes effect

August 30: Required weekly testing takes effect for students and employees who have not provided proof of vaccination

September 8: First day of classes

Campus COVID-19 info

To protect the health of the campus community, masks must be worn indoors regardless of vaccination status. Read the Chancellor’s orders.

Unvaccinated students and employees must test weekly.

About the Data

  • This dashboard features data from testing performed on campus.
  • The dashboard is updated by 3 p.m. on weekdays.
  • Data from a previous day may change if additional information becomes available.
  • Testing data includes results from mandatory weekly testing for students and employees who have not provided proof of vaccination and results from voluntary testing available to all students and employees. Mandatory testing applies to all enrolled students coming to the main UW–Madison campus for any purpose and employees on the main UW–Madison campus who have not provided proof of vaccination. Students who are also employees are counted under students.
  • Vaccination data is based on the number of enrolled students coming to the main UW–Madison campus for any purpose and on the number of employees on the main UW­–Madison campus.
  • This dashboard does not distinguish between students living on or off campus.
  • Visit archived dashboards and data from fall 2020, spring 2021 and summer 2021.
  • Questions? Email covidresponse@vc.wisc.edu

Accessibility Statement

UW-Madison is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive digital campus. The COVID-19 dashboard provides data to guide decisions for public health. If you encounter an accessibility barrier or to request an accommodation, please email web@umark.wisc.edu.