About the Office of the Registrar

The Office of the Registrar supports the teaching and learning mission of the University of Wisconsin–Madison. We are building a better campus community by supporting students, faculty, and staff through the creation and implementation of essential enrollment, curricular, credit, and student record services, tools, and guidance.

We are part of the Division of Enrollment Management, which includes the Office of Admissions and Recruitment, and the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Student Services

Beth Warner, associate registrar
Katie Block, assistant registrar student 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, academic and demographic updates to the student record, transcript production, enrollment and degree verification, and diploma services.

Curricular and Academic Management Services

Will Lipske, associate registrar
Jeff Armstrong, assistant registrar curricular services
Eric MacKay, assistant registrar DARS/academic programs
(“CAMS”) Course catalog management; requisite creation and enforcement; Schedule of Classes oversight, support, and auditing; course and instructor data maintenance; classroom assignments administration and support; academic course planning; enrollment controls coordination and outreach; Lumen and MARC implementation and management; degree audit system encoding, coordination, and support; and coordination for campus undergraduate certificate programs.

Compliance, Reporting, and Eligibility Services

Jeff Kirschling, associate registrar
Scott Golueke, assistant registrar credit evaluation services
(“CRES”) Student record data requests; student data reporting and outreach; determines and certifies athletic eligibility.

Application Development and Technical Services

John Ford, director of student enterprise applications
Katie Free, assistant registrar portfolio management, tasks and projects
(“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.

Scott Owczarek

University Registrar

Derek Kindle

Vice Provost of Enrollment Management


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; and

Become a national model known for creativity, innovation, and services which places us at the forefront of our profession.


608-262-3811 registrar@em.wisc.edu

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