Appendix 1 - Schools and Colleges, Graduate Degrees
|College of Agricultural and Life Sciences||Wisconsin School of Business|
|School of Education||College of Engineering|
|Graduate School||School of Human Ecology|
|Law School||College of Letters and Science|
|School of Medicine and Public Health||School of Nursing|
|Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies||School of Pharmacy|
|School of Veterinary Medicine|
|Master of Accountancy (M.Acc.)|
|Master of Arts (M.A.)|
|Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)|
|Master of Engineering (M.Engr.)|
|Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)|
|Master of French Studies (M.F.S.)|
|Master of International Public Affairs (M.I.P.A.)|
|Master of Music (M.M.)|
|Master of Public Affairs (M.P.A.)|
|Master of Science (M.S.)|
|Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)|
|Doctor of Audiology (Ph.D.)|
|Doctor of Musical Arts (D.M.A.)|
|Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.)|
|Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)|
Appendix 2 - Payroll Benefits
|Fellow||Trainee||Research Assistant||Project Assistant||Teaching Assistant|
|Subject to State and Federal Income Taxes||yes*||yes*||yes||yes||yes|
|Covered by Social Security||no||no||no||yes***||yes***|
|Health Insurance (if at least 33.0% time appointment or an equivalent)||yes||yes||yes||yes||yes|
|Remission of nonresident portion of tuition (if at least 33.0% time appointment or an equivalent)||yes||no||yes||yes||yes|
|Remission of resident portion of tuition (if at least 33.33% time appointment or an equivalent)||no||no||yes#||yes#||yes#|
* May deduct tuition, fees, and books from stipends when calculating taxable income.
** Except international students. See your payroll coordinator.
*** Half-time enrollment is required for exemption.
**** The university provides fellows and trainees a summary of stipend payments each January.
# Does not include segregated fees which are the responsibility of the student.
Appendix 3 - Grading System
Grades are assigned only by instructors and are reported only by letter grade. Plus and minus grades are not accepted.
|Grade||Grade-points per credit|
|I||Incomplete (a temporary grade when work is not completed)|
|IN||Incomplete in Credit/No Credit Course (a temporary grade when work is not completed)|
|M||Missing - used for audited courses|
|NR||No Report (a temporary grade for a graded course when a final grade has not been submitted by the instructor; a final grade for an audited course when the student did not meet the instructor's minimum standards)|
|NW||No Work - used for non-attendance in a course|
|Q||Question on Credits|
Appendix 4 - Grade-Point Average Calculation
You can use the interactive online GPA calculator available via the Wisconsin School of Business Undergraduate Academic Services Office.
To calculate graduate GPA:
|3.5||grade-points for an AB|
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