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UAS / UADSUndergraduate Academic Services, or  Undergraduate Academic Deans Services.  Services provided by L&S Student Academic Affairs; please see What units make up Letters & Science Student Academic Affairs (SAA)?

UGSR*
Special student classification: Senior Guest auditors 
Wisconsin residents age 60+ by the first day of class are eligible to audit lecture courses with instructor approval on a space available basis tuition-free. Some exceptions do apply. Learn More.

UGST*
Special student classification: Guest auditors 
Individuals not currently enrolled in a degree program or don't plan to pursue a degree, but want to attend a credit class without earning credits, grades or take exams, or complete assignments. Learn More.

UIDL*
Special student classification: Visiting international students from the dissertation level 
Dissertation level visiting international student. Learn More.

UIGL*
Special student classification: Visiting international students from the graduate level
Graduate level visiting international student. Learn  More.

UIUL*
Special student classification: Visiting international students from the undergraduate level 
Undergraduate level visiting international student. Learn More.

UNCS*
Special student classification: Capstone certificate students 
Capstone Certificates are typically a one-year collection of courses, a record of coherent academic accomplishment in a given discipline or set of related disciplines. Learn More.

UNDS*
Special student classification: Professional or personal development
Non-degree seeking students, who wish to pursue coursework for professional development or personal enrichment (for those who have already earned an undergraduate degree). Visiting graduate students should use this classification . Learn More.

UNES*
Special student classification: Intensive English as a Second Language students 
Studying English as a second language full time at UW-Madison. Learn More.

UNHS*
Special student classification: High school students
Qualified high school juniors or seniors may apply to take one course each term through the Traditional, Youth Options, or Course Options Programs. Learn More.

Unique ID

A special index key typically used as one of the five customizable document keys. If used, this key will generate a unique string that will belong only to a single document. This field exists to ensure that individual documents stay separate from others and to easily locate/communicate information about a specific document.


UNIS*
Special student classification: International students on formal exchange program
Currently a student at a university abroad (that has a formal exchange agreement with UW-Madison), and you wish to attend UW-Madison for one or more terms. Learn More.

University StaffUniversity staff positions focus primarily on supporting education, research, and the campus infrastructure. If a position involves functions that are similar in nature to other positions in Wisconsin state government, the position is university staff. These positions include accountants, administrative support associates, nurses, microbiologists, and custodians.

SOURCE: Office of Human Resources


University Staff
  1. University Staff hold positions in virtually every unit on campus. The University Staff positions are quite varied and duties include, but are not limited to, administrative support, information technology, accounting, engineering, in addition to custodial, food service, and craftsworkers and contribute daily to the quality and reputation of a University recognized and respected around the world. 

UNOS*
Special student classification: Others, one term only
Non-degree seeking students, one term as designated by ACSSS*ACSSS* academic advisor. Learn More.

UNPS*
Special student classification: Pre-selected by a department or program
Non-degree seeking students, pre-selected groups designated by ACSSS*ACSSS* academic advisor. 

UNRS*Special student classification: Admission requirements for graduate or professional school
Students completing courses and/or other admission requirements for graduate or professional school.

UNVS*
Special student classification: Undergraduate visiting from another college/university
Undergraduate degree candidates (visitors) from other colleges and universities  

USICUniversity Staff Issues Committee.  Similar to the L&S CASI, the Dean has established this committee to advise him on policies and procedures, promotional opportunities, participation in department governance, and performance recognition for classified staff.

UV Coating
liquid laminate bonded and cured with ultra-violet light

UW red
the mixed ink graphic standard for UW printing; also PMS 200

UW–Madison Adjusted Continuous Service
All time employed by UW–Madison in either the Unclassified, Classified or University Staff service in a permanent capacity, adjusted for breaks in service, shall be counted in determining an employee’s length of continuous service. This excludes time served as a temporary or project employee.