University of Wisconsin–Madison

Emergency Leave

How to request emergency leave

UW–Madison employees who are affected by COVID-19 may qualify for paid leave under the federal program called the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). These federal FFCRA leave provisions are available through December 31, 2020.

The revised UW–Madison COVID-19 Pandemic Leave Policy extended paid leave to cover employee COVID-19-related absences until May 15, 2020. This UW–Madison COVID-19 Pandemic Leave is no longer available.

Please note: UW–Madison’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic is resulting in rapid changes in HR procedures. Information is being released as it becomes available. Please continue to monitor this page for additions and updates.

Request for Emergency Leave Form (PDF download)
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Instructions for Requesting Emergency Leave (PDF)
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How to Report Leave under Federal Emergency COVID-19 Leave Programs (PDF)

Leave Options for Leave Related to COVID-19: An Overview for Employees (PDF)

Which Federal Program(s) Might You Qualify For? – Decision Tree for Employees (PDF)

Questions?

More information can be found in the frequently asked questions.

If you need additional clarification, please contact your supervisor or the local human resources contact where you work.

Language assistance is available.
Español, Hmoob, བོད་ཡིག, 中文, नेपाली
Spanish, Hmong, Tibetan, Chinese, Nepali

Frequently Asked Questions

Language Assistance

Español  /  Spanish
608-265-0838
solanabel.rodriguez@wisc.edu

Hmoob  /  Hmong
608-263-2217
jzong.thao@wisc.edu

བོད་ཡིག  /  Tibetan
608-890-2545
yangbum.gyal@wisc.edu

中文  /  Chinese
608-890-2628
shuwen.li@wisc.edu

नेपाली  /  Nepali
608-262-7521
parwat.regmi@wisc.edu