Key Resources at UW-Madison
Adult Career and Special Student Services can help you connect with the resources necessary to succeed as a student at UW-Madison.
University Special student - University Special students take classes for credit but are not currently part of a UW-Madison degree program.
Transfer options - Transfer Admissions is the place to start if you want to learn about the possibility of transferring to UW-Madison to complete your undergraduate degree.
Returning Adult Students - Whether you are a freshman, transfer, or reentry returning adult student, this page has helpful admission information for you.
Graduate students - Step-by-step description of the graduate school application process.
Programs and requirements
Undergraduate majors - UW-Madison has a plethora of majors - over 130 to choose from!
Academic advisors - Professional advisors are available for each program.
Graduate programs - UW-Madison has hundreds of graduate programs, each with a unique set of requirements.
Distance learning - Distance education options at UW-Madison and the UW System.
Deadlines - Find deadlines for each semester in the "Enrollment Information" section.
Residency explained - Learn more about how residency for tuition purposes is determined at UW-Madison.
Tuition - Find out what tuition and fees will be for your classification and by semester.
Transcripts - Everything you need to know about ordering transcripts.
Additional campus resources
Transportation and parking - Whether you ride the bus, walk, drive or bike to campus Transportation Services can help.
Nontraditional student resources - UW-Madison has loads of valuable resources to help you in your academic endeavors.
Financial assistance - Find out about scholarships, grants and awards specifically designed for nontraditional and returning adult students.
Computing resources - Get assistance with access to MyUW, @wisc.edu email, Learn@UW and much more.
Noncredit continuing education
Education planning - The place to start if you are considering returning to school after a break.
Career planning - Get information to help plan for your career change and/or job search.
Senior learning - Senior adults can get connected to campus for the joy of learning.
Noncredit classes & programs - Take noncredit classes for professional development or just for fun!
Enrollment assistance - 608-262-0920
DoIT/computer or MyUW access - 608-264-HELP (4357)
UW System HELP - 800-442-6459
Contact our office
Adult Career and Special Student Services
21 N Park St, Suite 7101
Madison, WI 53715