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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.

University Registrar, Scott Owczarek

The Dean’s List is a scholarly award to acknowledge student academic excellence and is published about a month after the end of the final-exam grading period each Fall and Spring semester.

Dean’s List

A transcript is the official record of your academic history, it combines all of your UW–Madison enrolled activity in one document, including courses taken, grades received, and degrees awarded.


Residence for tuition status determines tuition rates. Learn more about residency, its governing law, and  appeals. These decisions are generally made before a student begins taking classes.