Managing Online Classroom Environments
University of Wisconsin-Madison is committed to promoting a safe learning environment that is free from disruption and harassment. We will continue to uphold these standards in the online environment and expect students to conduct themselves in the same manner as if they were taking their classes in person. Review helpful tips and resources below to help support your work in the virtual classroom.
Nonacademic misconduct can occur inside and outside the classroom. When classroom behavior disrupts other students’ abilities to learn or disrupts research or teaching activities, it may be nonacademic misconduct. OSCCS follows up with students for a variety of concerns including disruptive classroom behavior or other policy violations.
In addition, online reporting of campus incidents, you can report if you have a student you have a concern about, report a bias motivated incident, or incident involving hazing using the appropriate form on the right. Each form has additional information to help guide you.
Information for Campus Partners
Student misconduct records are protected by the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA) and may only be released to individuals/offices with a legitimate educational need-to-know or be written release from the student subject. OSCCS often provides information on student academic and nonacademic misconduct to campus partners when misconduct is related to academic program admissions decisions or certain privileges like study abroad and on-campus employment. Click above to read more about records requests.