If an animal, such as
a rat or bat is found inside a building,
isolate it in a room by closing
doors behind it. Keep people away. Do not try to remove the animal yourself.
Call the following for assistance:
removal during business hours,
call Facility Services at 715-346-4219.
- For removal
after-hours, call University Police at 715-346-3456.
If you are unable to
contain the animal, call University Police at 715-346-3456.
Pets on Campus
Dogs, cats and other pets are prohibited in all university
buildings and arboretums except as authorized by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Risk Management.
are allowed outside on campus grounds if
they are on a leash physically controlled by the individual responsible for the
animal, except when strictly prohibited by signage. See UWS Chapter
18.08 for additional information.
Any pet waste deposited on university property shall be removed and properly disposed of by the individual responsible for the animal.
Service, Emotional Support and Therapy Animals
Student inquires for service or therapy animals on campus can be directed to Student Disability and Assistive Technology Services. See the University Animal Policies webpage for:
Employee, staff and faculty inquiries for therapy or pets on campus for occupational purposes can be directed to Human Resources at 715-346-2606.