Masters Level Graduation


December 2017 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.

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: Contact Info

Contact Information

School of Graduate Studies

(For on-campus students who have questions about admissions, registration, records, assistantships, or the Advanced Opportunity Program Grant)

2102 Ullsvik Hall
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53818

Tel: 608.342.1322
Fax: 608.342.1454

Distance Learning Center

(For online students who have questions about admissions, registration, or records)

Suite 2100 Ullsvik Hall
1 University Plaza
Platteville, WI 53818

Tel: 608.342.1468
Toll Free: 800.362.5460
Fax: 608.342.1071

director, school of graduate studies

Director: Chanaka Mendis
Office: Ullsvik Hall
Tel: 608.342.1262

Graduate Studies: Graduation

Future Commencement Information

(Note: May 2018 information is tentative)

Date - Friday, May 11, 2018
     ♦ School of Graduate Studies
       (all Master's programs) - 7:00pm       

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