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Student Center - Applying for Graduation
Follow the directions below to apply for graduation in Student Center.
Graduate students who apply will still need to contact their major program to request a degree warrant from the Graduate School on their behalf.
- Login to My UW-Madison.
- Open the Student Center module (located in Student Services tab or QuickLinks).
Locate the "Academics" section on the Student Center.
Find and select the My Academics link.
Locate the "Graduation" section on the My Academics Tab.
Find and select the Apply for graduation link.
Click on the Apply for Graduation link for the Degree in which you are graduating.
- In New MyUW: if it is not added to favorites by default, then search "Student Center" in the search bar, and click the green "launch" button.
- In My UW Classic: it is located in Student Services tab or in the QuickLinks.
Select the term in which you expect to receive your degree. Click the Continue button.
Select the commencement ceremony in which you plan to attend. Answer the two questions relating to how your name will print in the Commencement Program.
Note: PhD, DMA and MFA students: You will have the option of entering a Faculty Escort for the commencement ceremony. If you do not know it at this time, you can update the information after the application has been submitted.
Click the Submit Application button.
You will be brought to a Confirmation page. You should also receive an email stating you have successfully applied.
Verify your Name, Address, Degree and Commencement information.