All fall 2020 institutes will be held online through three different formats: Virtual Classroom, Self-Paced Institute and Blended Institute. Click here to learn more or click here for the Fall 2020 Program Guide.

In concordance with the UW–Madison campus decision and to best support our community, School for Workers faculty and staff are participating in social distancing. We are still available to you remotely and are actively continuing our mission with online sessions. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us during this time. To learn more about UW–Madison’s efforts and decisions related to COVID-19, visit

Registration is to be completed online using the form below by the registration close date listed with the class. You will receive a confirmation e-mail after registering. Additionally, registrants will receive a tutorial prior to the class start date addressing online learning best practices and how to easily navigate their online institute.

Tuition is due 24-hours prior to your class start date and is accepted only online at After completing the registration you will automatically be connected to the secure online payment site.

University of Wisconsin–Madison provides equal opportunities in programming. If you are in need of an interpreter or have a disability and would like accommodations, please make your request at registration. You may also make this request by contacting the School for Workers office at 608-262-2112 or Requests are confidential.

To receive a full refund, cancellation notification must be received 48 hours in advance or more prior to the program start date to or by calling 608-262-2112. If notification is received less than 48 hours prior to the class start date, the cancellation fee will be at a minimum one-third of the registration fee. School for Workers reserves the right to cancel programs when enrollment criteria are not met or when conditions beyond our control intervene. If the school cancels a class, tuition is refunded in full.