Maintain the integrity of all core functions.
Develop staff, both professional and student, to progress in their desired career that leads to an enjoyable, productive, and stimulating workplace.
Collaborate and engage with the campus community to ensure we efficiently and effectively meet the needs of faculty, staff and students.
Continuously support the teaching and learning mission of the University of Wisconsin–Madison and embrace the Wisconsin Idea.
Become a national model known for creativity, innovation, and services which places us at the forefront of our profession.
The Office of the Registrar collaborates and engages with the campus community to ensure we effectively and efficiently meet the needs of faculty, staff, and students by continuously supporting the teaching and learning mission of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and embracing the Wisconsin Idea. The Office of the Registrar is uniquely positioned to provide vital administration to our campus. We are the intersection between the Schools and Colleges and the teaching and learning mission, student services, and technology.
- Foster student success and achievement of academic goals and degree completion
- Enhance the educational experience
- Ensure academic integrity within record keeping and enrollment processes
- Collaborate to build a supportive, diverse, and inclusive environment represented in our thoughts and actions
- Commit to utilizing shared knowledge, creativity, and innovation to examine unique circumstances
Academic Services provides essential services to schools, colleges, and departments in support of the university’s teaching and learning mission. The team supports departments in building and maintaining the schedule of classes, including scheduling of General Assignment classrooms; course, class, and instructor data maintenance; and requisite creation and enforcement. Additionally, the team provides coordination and support for many crucial academic systems and processes, including the Guide (Lumen), undergraduate and capstone certificate degree audit (DARS), and certification of athletic academic eligibility. Finally, the team enables access to academic and student data via standardized reports, visualizations, and tools; ad hoc querying; and official reporting.
Application Development and Technical Services
(“ADTS”) Manages overall infrastructure setup and maintenance of Office of the Registrar data systems, including SIS set-up and processes, project management, identity and access management, enterprise data management and security, desktop support, and network services.
Recording and accessing information on the student record from the time a student applies for admission to after graduation. This can include residence for tuition determination, course enrollment, credit evaluation services, academic and demographic updates to the student record, transcript production, enrollment and degree verification, and diploma services.
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