University of Wisconsin–Madison
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Course offerings and credit limits

Enrollment

  • How do I enroll?

    UW–Madison students

    • If you are a degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate student at UW–Madison, enroll for Summer Term through MyUW as you would for fall or spring or visit the UW-Madison student page for more information.

    Visiting students

    • Gain prior approval from your home institution to make sure your UW–Madison credits will help you make progress toward your degree. Then apply to UW–Madison using the University Special Student application. Learn about the step-by-step process.

    International students

    • If you are a degree-seeking undergraduate or graduate student at UW–Madison, enroll for Summer Term through MyUW as you would for fall or spring semester. See this page for more information.
    • If you are a visiting international student who is not on a formal exchange program and wish to study at UW–Madison for Summer Term or longer, visit this page about the Visiting International Student Program (VISP). This applies to students living inside or outside the United States.
    • If you want to study English as a second language (ESL) full-time while at UW–Madison, visit this page.

    High school students

    • You can apply to take UW–Madison classes as a University Special Student the Summer Term before your junior or senior year of high school. To apply, your GPA must be at least 3.0 overall and in the most recent semester of high school, and your guidance counselor must recommend you for Summer Term. Find out more about enrolling as a high school student.
  • When can I start enrolling?

    Students will receive their assigned enrollment times for summer 2019 starting the week of Monday, March 25. Summer Term enrollment begins the week of Monday, April 1. Find out more about enrollment appointment times. Visiting students can enroll beginning Monday, April 8.

  • When is the deadline to enroll in Summer Term?

    Summer Term has many different sessions with different start dates. Therefore, there is no set deadline for enrollment. Generally, a student can enroll in a Summer Term course up to the first day of class in the session. Find out more about Summer Term dates.

  • Why can't I enroll?

    Enrollment difficulties happen for many reasons. Enrollment begins in early April, and you must wait until your appointed enrollment time to start the process. You may be trying to enroll in a course that is full. You may have a hold on your account. If you have difficulties enrolling, contact the Office of the Registrar at 608-262-3811 or registrar@em.wisc.edu. Get more information about enrollment specifics.

  • I have other questions about Summer Term enrollment. Who should I contact?

    Contact the Office of the Registrar at 608-262-3811 or registrar@em.wisc.edu. Find out more about enrollment by visiting the Registrar’s website.

Scholarships

Tuition and financial aid