UW Law Days is a symposium on legal issues and new legal developments in areas of interest to university administrators. Topics will include new developments and key legal issues in: Employment, Student Affairs, and Business Affairs.

University administrators including chancellors, provosts, deans, student affairs staff, chief information officers, public information officers, affirmative action directors, chief business affairs officers, human resources staff, athletic directors, campus chiefs of police, counseling and health services staff, international directors, risk managers, and others will benefit from this program.

How to Register

UW Law Days 2018 will be held March 6 & 7, 2018 at Monona Terrace in Madison.

Due to interest in this conference, we are limited to admitting the first 195 registrants and then transitioning to a waitlist.  Because of this, we must receive your registration and payment information at the same time.  Please do not send us money without completing the registration form–we cannot guarantee complete registration unless you do so.

Preferred Payment Method

  • P-Card or Credit Card


Due to past lost checks, payment by check must be approved by the Office of General Counsel.  Please call 608-265-2960 for the check code to enter at registration. 

Please make checks payable to: University of Wisconsin System Administration

The subject line should read: UW Law Days 2018 Registration Fee-Registrant’s Name-Registration Number

Please mail checks to:

Law Days – (Your Last Name) Registration
c/o Andrew Preboski, Office of General Counsel
1846 Van Hise Hall
1220 Linden Dr
Madison, WI 53706


To ensure proper processing, payment by IUJ must be approved by the Office of General Counsel.  Please call 608-265-2960 for the IUJ code to enter at registration. 


Confirmation and Materials

Successful registration or waitlist status is confirmed by an automated email.  Please check your inbox, spam, and/or junk folders to confirm your registration status.  

In the interest of reducing paper use and keeping costs low, handouts will not be provided on site.  Materials will be made available to successful registrants the week prior to the conference, via a link, for attendees to print out and bring to the conference.  

Attorneys: CLE credit is pending for this conference.  Please be sure to sign in on the CLE sheets during check-in.

Session Topics

Presentations and room assignments are still being finalized but here’s the list of session topics:


  • Employment Law Updates (focus on Post Tenure Review)
  • Complexities of the FMLA & ADA
  • Immigration
  • Legal Issues in IT (focus on Cybersecurity)
  • Cooperative Research and IRB Review


  • New Board of Regents’ Speech Policy and Related Campus Speech Issues
  • Update on Title IX and Clery Act
  • Therapy and Service Animals
  • Legal Highlights in Athletics
  • Records Issues in the Health Care Context

 Business Affairs

  • Legal Issues in Gifts
  • Foundation Relationships
  • Trademarks and the Filing Process
  • Legal Issues in Contracting
  • New Issues in Public Records

Below is the conference agenda which will be updated when presentations and room assignments are finalized.

UW Law Days 2018 Agenda

9:30-10:15 am Registration (Counter #2)
10:15-10:30 am Welcome Speaker (Hall of Ideas)
10:30-11:30 am Plenary Session  (Hall of Ideas)
11:30-12:20 pm Lunch (Hall of Ideas)
  Employment Student Business Affairs
12:30-1:50 pm

Employment Session 1

Student Session 1 Business Affairs Session 1
1:50-2:00 pm Refreshment Break
2:00-3:20 pm Employment Session 2 Student Session 2 Business Affairs Session 2
3:30-4:50 pm Employment Session 3 Student Session 3 Business Affairs Session 3
8:00-9:00 am Networking Breakfast (Hall of Ideas)
  Employment Student Business Affairs
9:00-10:20 am Employment Session 4 Student Session 4 Business Affairs Session 4
10:30-11:50 am Employment Session 5 Student Session 5 Business Affairs Session 5
11:50 am Adjourn


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Office of General Counsel for UW System



Parking is available at the Monona Terrace at a rate of $3/hr, with a maximum of $16/day.  Follow the above link for more information.

Shuttle options may be available at your hotel.  

City parking ramps are also located in the near vicinity to the Monona Terrace.  

Madison Area

Site & Hotels


Please make reservations as early as possible.  

Reminder: Guests must present proof of tax exemption at check-in to qualify for the University Rate.

Graduate Madison
(University Rate: $122/night)

601 Langdon St
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 257-4391
Group Name: Office of General Counsel – UW Law Days
Online Booking
Cut off Deadline: 2/2/18

The Edgewater


1001 Wisconsin Place
Madison, WI 53703
(800) 922-5512
Group Name: UW Law Days
Online Booking
Cut-off Deadline: 1/22/18

Doubletree by Hilton Madison
(University Rate: $122/night)

525 W Johnson St
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 251-5511
Group Code: LAW
Group ID: 314741
Cut-off Deadline: 2/3/18

AC Marriott Downtown
(State Rate: $82/night)

One North Webster St
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 286-1337
Group Name: UW Law Days
Cut-off Deadline: 2/3/18

Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club
(University Rate: $122/night)

One West Dayton St
Madison, WI 53703
(800) 356-8293
Group Name: UW Law Days
Cut-off Deadline: 2/6/18