Housing Highlights
December 15, 2021
Chadbourne Hall in the winter
This is the last issue of Housing Highlights until January 12. Thank you for tuning in, and we'll see you in 2022!
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New Resident Dining Plan for 2022-23 Academic Year

Starting in the 2022-23 academic year, our resident dining plans will be changing from our dining tier plan option to a weekly meal dining plan. In addition, all markets will provide all-you-care-to-eat (buffet style) service.
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Lowell Center Extension and Service Changes

University Housing will be continuing to use the Lowell Center as a residence hall for the upcoming two academic years (2022-23 and 2023-24). The Lowell Center, historically used as an on-campus hotel and operated by UW Conference Centers, has been housing undergraduates this academic year. Beginning January 6, 2022, Housing employees will be fully staffing the Lowell Center in place of UW Conference Centers staff who have maintained operations during the 2021 fall semester.
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Submit Your Ugly Holiday Outfit Photo

Are you wearing your best ugly holiday outfit today? Don't forget to submit a photo to akramper@wisc.edu by the end of the day today! The winner receives $5 on their Wiscard.
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Update Your Contact Information

Employees should review their contact information for tax documents, address, and direct deposit information by Jan. 13, 2022. This will ensure timely distribution of tax documents.
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Gather and Snack with Housing Staff

Stop by one of University Housing's end of semester gatherings for some cookies, coffee or hot chocolate, veggies, and good times with fellow staff. Locations for the gatherings are the UA Community Center, the Gordon Symphony Room, and the Carson Upper Gulley Program Room.
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Get to Know Housing Staff: Bretagne Ballard

Get to know fellow staff and learn more about what they do! This week's profile features Bretagne Ballard, who is an Associate Director in Residence Life.
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Honoring Vel Phillips

UW Law School alum Vel Phillips, the namesake of Phillips Hall, is a widely admired civil rights leader with a history-making career of public service and activism, and will be honored with a statue at the State Capitol and the renaming of a Madison high school. Phillips was the first Black woman to graduate from the law school and became a Milwaukee alderwoman, judge, and Wisconsin secretary of state.
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