Transfer Credit, AP/IB, and Placement Tests
Transferring Credit to UW-Madison
Information and resources on how to transfer credit from another institution to UW-Madison.
Database for looking up transfer equivalencies between institutions, including UW-Madison.
Course Equivalency Service
Service providing course equivalency review for future transfer courses not listed in Transferology.
Transfer Credit Reevaluation
Syllabus review for transfer credit that a student or advisor believes merits reevaluation and a different course equivalency.
Credit by Exam (AP, IB, etc.)
Information on how different test credits are awarded, either as elective credit or as direct course equivalencies.
Testing and Evaluation Services
Campus office providing placement testing (English, math & foreign language) for incoming and current students.
Key Campus Offices and Services
Office of the Registrar
Campus office that manages enrollment and student records, providing information on: transcripts, degree conferral, session dates & deadlines, credit evaluation, enrollment tools, and ‘how to’ tutorials.
CALS Academic Affairs
Academic affairs office for CALS students, and source for information on CALS policies, including probation, withdrawal, pass/fail, concurrent enrollment, credit overload, drop, exception request, and appeal policies.
L&S Academic Deans’ Services
Academic affairs office for L&S students, and source for information on L&S policies, including probation, withdrawal, pass/fail, concurrent enrollment, credit overload, drop, exception request, and appeal policies.
Information about tuition rates, deadlines, payment methods, and Bursar’s holds.
Office of Student Financial Aid
Central office for all questions related to financial aid.
Database of current job openings on and off campus
Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH)
Central database and application portal for UW-Madison scholarships.
International Student Services
Office providing visa information, services, resources and programs for international students.
McBurney Disability Resource Center
Campus resource for students with disabilities that assists with accommodations, accessibility, support services, and diagnosis resources.
University Health Services
Campus office providing a range of medical and mental health services to students, and information about the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP).
University Veteran Services
Campus office supporting military-connected students at UW-Madison. Assists with benefit eligibility, application, and information.
Dean of Students
Resource for connecting students navigating personal, financial, academic or health issues to supportive resources. The office also serves as a central location for reporting issues of hate and bias, sexual assault, and hazing.
Office of Admissions
Application information and deadlines for both prospective and returning/reentry students.
Campus Advising Offices
CALS Career Services
Career advising services and resources for CALS students.
Career Exploration Center
Career exploration advising for all students.
Center for Pre-Health Advising
Advising and resources for current and former students interested in applying to professional health programs.
Center for Pre-Law Advising
Advising and resources for current and former students interested in applying to law schools.
Career advising services and resources for L&S students.
Cross-College Advising Service
Advising and resources for undecided students exploring majors.
Campus Community and Student Life
Center for the First -Year Experience (CFYE)
Orientation and community-building events (Wisconsin Welcome) for incoming students.
Transfer Transition Program
Events, community, and resources for transfer students.
Gender and Sexuality Campus Center
Provides education, outreach, advocacy, and resources for UW-Madison student communities and their allies to improve campus climate and their daily intersectional experiences.
Multicultural Student Center (MSC)
The MSC seeks to strengthen and sustain an inclusive campus where all students, particularly students of color and other historically underserved students, can realize an authentic Wisconsin Experience. Identity centers include:
– Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Student Center
– Black Cultural Center
– Indigenous Student Center
– Latinx Cultural Center
Information, resources and events for students in residence halls and other campus housing.
University Recreation & Wellbeing
Intramural sports and recreation centers that offer classes and many ways to stay active and build community.
Center for Leadership and Involvement (CfLI)
Student organizations and leadership programs.
Associated Students of Madison (ASM)
Official student government body of UW-Madison.
Wisconsin Union Directorate
Student programming and leadership board for the Wisconsin Union.