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Graduate Admissions and Academic Services
217 Bascom Hall
500 Lincoln Drive
Madison, WI 53706
(608) 262-2433

Michelle Holland
Academic Service Coordinator (Academic Policies & Procedures, withdrawals, course change requests, late enrollment, satisfactory progress, probation)

Steve Hahn
Assistant Dean for Admissions and Academic Services (Graduate School Dean's approval, appeals)

Elena Hsu
Degree Coordinator (Master's and Professional Degrees, Special Committee Degrees, Dual/Joint/Double Degrees, CIC Traveling Scholars, Degree Completion fee)

Alexandra Walter
Degree Coordinator (Ph.D. Degrees, extensions, electronic thesis deposit, dissertator status)

Changes to Academic Policies and Procedures

The following changes have been made to the 2013-14 Academic Policies & Procedures:

  • Insurance and Medical Benefits: The SHIP late fee was changed from $50 to $100.  1/17/2014


Effective Fall 2014:  A series of new policies were approved by the Graduate Faculty Executive Committee (GFEC) on 10/11/13 and the University Academic Planning Council (UAPC) on 10/24/13 as a result of the Higher Learning Commission's (HLC) institutional accreditation.  For specific details regarding each requirement, see the approved policy requirements

  • Minimum Graduate Residence Credit Requirement
  • Minimum Graduate Degree Credit Requirement
  • Minimum Graduate Course Work (50%) Requirement
  • Prior Course Work
  • Maximum Credits per Term: (Enrollment Requirements) Non-dissertator students are allowed to enroll for a maximum of 15 credits during the fall and spring semesters.  The summer maximum will remain 12 credits.
  • Effective Dates