"Well Red" sculpture

Imagination, Expression, and Discovery

Request to Transfer into L&S

Guidelines and Deadlines

  • Students must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA at UW-Madison and a 2.0 in their most recent semester at UW-Madison, including summer term.
  • New students who do not have an established UW-Madison GPA may request to transfer into L&S during their first term on campus.
  • A dropped student must be readmitted by the original school or college prior to initiating an L&S transfer.
  • The last day to transfer to L&S for the summer 2019 term will be August 2nd. We will begin processing transfer requests on June 1.

How to Transfer into L&S

Carefully review the L&S Transfer Workshop presentation and complete the online Transfer Request Form, linked at the end of the document.


If you are currently a UW-Madison student who wishes to transfer into L&S and need immediate advising assistance, please call at 608-262-5858 or email transferstudents@ls.wisc.edu.

Lake Mendota sunset
Photo by Jeff Miller/UW-Madison