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 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23 2023-24
Fall Semester Move-In/First 2 Weeks 8/26/18-
9/15/18
8/25/19-
9/14/19
8/23/20-
9/12/20
TBD TBD TBD
Halloween ("FreakFest") 10/27/18 10/26/19 TBD TBD TBD TBD
Fall Semester Finals Week 12/14/18-
12/20/18
12/13/19-
12/20/19
12/12/20-
12/18/20
TBD TBD TBD
Spring Semester First 2 Weeks 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 5/5/19-
5/10/19
5/3/20-
5/8/20
5/2/21-
5/7/21
TBD TBD TBD