Select the current term, and select the CONTINUE button
The “Withdrawal Process” panel explains the process and shows you contact information for your academic dean’s office. Select the CONTINUE button.
The “Withdrawal Consequences” panel gives you suggestions of which campus services may be affected by your withdrawal. Select the CONTINUE button.
The “Withdrawal Reason” panel asks for information about why you are requesting a withdrawal. This helps your academic dean and advisor be ready to discuss this request with you. Select the primary reason, enter an explanation of the circumstances behind the withdrawal, and select the CONTINUE button.
The “Enrolled Courses” shows your currently enrolled courses. When you withdraw, you will drop those courses. Select the CONTINUE button.
The “Tuition Adjustment” panel may show you dates for tuition adjustments (refunds), depending on your courses and when you choose to withdraw. Select the CONTINUE button.
The “Confirm” panel shows your official withdrawal date and the campus email address which will receive a confirmation of this request. Select the FINISH WITHDRAWING button.
Next, your request is routed to your academic dean for review and approval. If you are an International student attending UW–Madison on certain student visas, International Student Services will also receive your request.
You may be asked by your academic dean for an interview to review your withdrawal request.
After approval by your academic dean, your withdrawal request is received by the Office of the Registrar to complete the process. We will send you a confirmation email when you have been officially withdrawn from the University of Wisconsin–Madison for the requested term.