Credit Programs

Continuing Studies offers many options for nontraditional learners to connect with UW-Madison and earn university credit to help fulfill your educational and professional goals. 

To take UW-Madison credit classes in either degree or nondegree status, you must first be admitted to the university, and then enroll. Adult Career and Special Student Services (ACSSS) admits nondegree students at UW-Madison. Check out Becoming a Student for more information.


Opportunities to access credit programs at UW-Madison include:

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Explore credit opportunities offered through the UW System, including Adult Learning and Distance Learning. Visit