Change Freezes

Change Freezes are periods when Change Requests undergo extra scrutiny.

This document specifically delineates the Change Freeze periods for DoIT and those services managed or monitored by DoIT at UW-Madison, consistent with the Operational Framework policy as spelled out at Change Management - Schedule Management.

Expiration of this document set to August 1 each year in order to review dates for the next 12 month period.
Change Freeze 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24
Fall Semester Move-In/First 2 Weeks 8/27/17-
9/16/17
8/26/18-
9/15/18
8/25/19-
9/14/19
8/23/20-
9/12/20
TBD TBD TBD
Halloween ("FreakFest") 10/28/2017 TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
Fall Semester Finals Week 12/15/17-
12/21/17
12/14/18-
12/20/18
12/13/19-
12/19/19
12/12/20-
12/18/20
TBD TBD TBD
Spring Semester First 2 Weeks 1/21/18-
2/3/18
1/20/19-
2/2/19
1/19/20-
2/1/20
1/17/21-
1/30/21
TBD TBD TBD
Spring Semester Finals Week 5/6/18-
5/11/18
5/5/19-
5/10/19
5/3/20-
5/8/20
5/2/21-
5/7/21
TBD TBD TBD



Keywords:change freeze freezes period management change request operational framework   Doc ID:33270
Owner:Andy B.Group:DoIT IT Service Management
Created:2013-09-10 08:35 CSTUpdated:2017-07-31 13:29 CST
Sites:DoIT Help Desk, DoIT IT Service Management, DoIT Staff, Human Resource System (HRS), Network Services, Systems & Network Control Center, Systems Engineering, Systems Engineering and Operations
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