Who can join ComETS?

ComETS members are encouraged to help support our mission: ComETS serves as a UW-Madison instructional support community designed to network and collaborate and share expertise and resources. ComETS promotes events focused on technology, faculty engagement, instructional design, and associated teaching and learning topics.

Anyone employed by UW-Madison or other institutions within UW-System who, as some part of their position, support UW-Madison faculty/staff in the use of instructional technology is eligible to join ComETS.

Complete this form to request to join ComETS.  You will be asked for a brief description of your role in providing learning technology support.

ComETS members are automatically added to the ComETS listserv. Members with UW-Madison Net IDs are also granted access to the members-only area of the website.

Information on joining the ComETS Steering Committee is also available.

Guest membership guidelines

Guest memberships are considered on a case-by-case basis. The guest policy includes, but is not limited to, faculty and staff in the following categories:

  • UW-Madison faculty and staff who use or research instructional technology, but do not necessarily provide direct support to others
  • UW-Madison graduate students in programs related to instructional technology (Graduate students performing jobs related to instructional technology support are eligible for full membership)
  • Faculty and staff working at other higher education institutions who provide instructional technology support to instructors.

E-mail your request to join to ComETS@mailplus.wisc.edu. Please include a brief description of your role in providing learning technology support.

Use of ComETS Listserv: Guests may join the ComETS listserv and participate in online discussions provided the discussions support the mission of ComETS.

Use of ComETS online resources: Guests with valid NetIDs may use ComETS resources in the members area of the ComETS website. ComETS members hosting resources reserve the right to limit access.

Participation in events: Some events announced on the ComETS listerv, including events sponsored by ComETS, may not be open to guests. Therefore, guests should always obtain permission from the event coordinator before attending or registering for any event announced by ComETS or ComETS members.

Non members who are interested in forming a group like ComETS in their own settings are welcome to contact the ComETS Planning Committee for details.