Request to Transfer to L&S

The following information is intended for current UW-Madison students who would like to transfer into the College of Letters & Science (L&S) from another UW-Madison school/college.

Guidelines

  • 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.
  • Please allow 5-7 business days for transfer request to process.

Deadlines

  • Spring 2024 Transfers: the last day to transfer into L&S for the Spring 2024 term is Friday, April 19. Requests submitted after that date will be processed the following term.
  • Summer 2024 Transfers: to be transferred effective Summer 2024, you must be registered for a summer course at UW-Madison. The last day to transfer into L&S for the Summer 2024 term is Friday, July 19. Requests submitted after that date will be processed for Fall 2024. If you have submitted a request during the summer, but are not enrolled in a summer course, AAS will process your request for Fall.
  • Fall 2024 Transfers: the last day to transfer into L&S for the Fall 2024 term is Monday, November 25. Requests submitted after that date will be processed the following term.

How to Transfer to L&S

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

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