University of Wisconsin Madison College of Engineering

Information for current
graduate students


Useful Information

Graduate Student Handbook

Degree requirements

MSE graduate minor

Computer Aided Engineering (CAE)

Computing (DoIT)

Course guide


Learning technology

Schedule of classes

Student Services


Resources for Research

Materials Science and Engineering Faculty

Materials Science Center

Wisconsin Center for Applied Microelectronics

University of Wisconsin Nuclear Reactor

Grid Laboratory of Wisconsin



Contact Information for Materials Science & Engineering Admissions
Materials Science & Engineering Admissions
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1513 University Ave #3182
Madison, WI 53706
Fax: 608/262-8353
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 Introduction to the MSE department

Important contact information

Important dates

MSE dept & related facilities 

 Financial support

Teaching Assistantship (TA)

Research Assistantship (RA)


 PhD degree program


Course requirements

Transferring credits

Qualify exam

PhD committee requirements

Preliminary exam

Dissertation status

PhD warrant and oral defense

Check-out procedures

 Graduate Student Orientation

When to arrive

Student ID/Wiscard

Paying your tuition/fees

Activating your NetID

Wiscmail (email)


Parking Permits

Housing information

Purchasing on grants

 Master's degree program

Course requirements

M.S. thesis and oral defense

M.S. degree checklist


Policies on sexual harassment

Grievance procedures

Academic integrity & misconduct