Masters Level Graduation


May 2016 commencement

master's level graduation

If you will complete graduation requirements, you must complete and return a file for master's form by the tenth day of classes during your last resident semester.

You must also complete, have approved, and return a file for comprehensive examination form by:

  • October 1st during fall semesters
  • March 1st during spring semesters
  • End of fifth class day (regular session) during summer sessions

Completed forms should be sent to the School of Graduate Studies office, 106 Brigham Hall.

The following items need attention before graduation:

countdown to commencement

the last semester

Students must be enrolled in the term in which they graduate at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville or they may be enrolled at another institution completing transfer work. It is the student's responsibility to notify the School of Graduate Studies of his or her intent to graduate by completing and submitting a "File for Master's" form with the School of Graduate Studies by the end of the 10th day of classes.

graduate paper

After completing the thesis, seminar paper, or educational project the paper/project advisor should email an electronic document to the School of Graduate Studies for deposit in the Karrmann Library.

graduate fee

Before the end of the term in which the degree is to be granted, the student must pay the graduation fee ($40.00) as well as all outstanding debts to the university.


Students who complete the requirements for master's degrees are invited to be present at the next spring or fall commencement program. At this commencement, degrees will be formally conferred.

Graduate Studies: School of Grad Studies Contact

Contact Information

school of graduate studies

106 Brigham Hall
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53818-3099

Tel: 608.342.1322
Fax: 608.342.1389

Note: The School of Graduate Studies is housed within the Registrar Office's suite at 101 Brigham Hall.

director, school of graduate studies

Director: Dr. Dominic Barraclough
Office: Suite 2500 Ullsvik Hall
Tel: 608.342.1262

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