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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 2014-15 Academic Policies & Procedures:

  • Enrollment Requirements section updated to include: “Assistantships include those at UW-Madison as well as any UW System institution, including UW-Extension.”  12/2/14
  • Exceptions section added: “In extreme and rare circumstances, the Dean(s) of the Graduate School have authority to grant exceptions to existing Graduate School policy.”  12/2/14
  • Enrollment Requirements section updated to include: “International students-online (distance learning) credit limit: F-1 and J-1 student visa holders have restrictions regarding the number of online (or distance learning) credits that can be taken during the semester as it relates to fulfilling the full-time enrollment requirement.  There are also restrictions regarding online enrollment during the final term of study-especially when the final term for completion is in summer.  For more information, see the Online Course Enrollment section of the International Student Services website: