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Important: Summer and Fall Enrollment as an Exchange Student
Deadlines and information for taking courses at Marquette and MCW.
Graduation Deadlines:
Summer 2015
Important: Graduation Application
Summer 2015: Submit by June 1.
Important: Dissertation/Thesis Formatting Deadline
Students must e-mail a draft thesis/dissertation to the Graduate School by July 27 for a formatting check to be eligible for Summer graduation.
Important: Defense Deadline
Must be held by Monday, August 3 to be eligible for Summer graduation.
Important: Thesis and Dissertation Submission
Must be submitted via ProQuest ETD Administrator and accepted by the Graduate School by Monday, August 10 to be eligible for Summer graduation.
Fall 2015
Important: Graduation Application
Fall 2015: Submit by September 17.

Prospective & Incoming Students

A glimpse into graduate study at UWM and life in Milwaukee.

Why UWM?
Explore our exceptional graduate programs and faculty, cutting-edge research, and vibrant city.
Areas of Study (Graduate Catalog)
Browse the many fields of study available within our 51 master's, 30 doctoral, and 31 certificate programs.
Admission Requirements
Applicants must meet Graduate School and specific program requirements for admission.
Panther Pick Up
(Starting Fall 2013)
New international students arriving at Chicago O'Hare or Milwaukee General Mitchell airports can register for airport welcome and transportation assistance to UWM.
International Students (Non-Grad School link)
Join UWM's international student population. Over 11% of UWM's graduate students are international students, from 67 countries.
Information Sessions
Many academic units across campus present overviews of their graduate programs for prospective students.
Apply for Admission
When you're ready to apply you may do so online. Apply for Degree and Non-Degree Programs.
Graduate Student Orientation Videos
Comprehensive overview of what new graduate students can expect in the beginning phase of graduate student life at UWM..
Research at UWM
Learn about innovative research at UWM and how students can get involved.
Visiting UWM & Milwaukee
Come visit us in person or online and learn about Wisconsin's largest city.
Live in University graduate student housing or find an apartment or flat in a neighborhood near campus.
Resource for Admitted Students
Basic info on registering, credit transfer, class schedules, and calendars, plus vital links to videos and campus resources.

Page last updated on: 08/05/2015