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HOW TO SEND OFFICIAL APPLICATION MATERIALS

Course and Grade Information

Official or unofficial transcripts sent by a student, family member, or counselor via email, will NOT be accepted. They will NOT meet the course and grade requirement and should not be sent.

Official course and grade information (transcripts, leaving exams) may be submitted in one of two ways:

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Postal Mail

All paper transcripts sent to our office must be sent directly from the school, or a student can send their transcript if it is in an unopened envelope from their school that includes the school’s return address or official seal. Transcripts must bear an official school seal or be printed on the school’s custom watermarked/security paper.

Please use the below address:

Undergraduate Office of Admissions and Recruitment
University of Wisconsin–Madison
702 West Johnson Street, Suite 1101
Madison, Wisconsin 53715-1007

If your school is unable to send your application materials by postal mail or a secure electronic sending service, a drop box is available at 333 East Campus Mall, for your convenience. The drop box is located in the main lobby of the building, on the first floor near the elevators. Items placed in the drop box will not be returned unless approved by the Office of Admissions and Recruitment in advance. If you only have one copy of your official document, please contact us at onwisconsin@admissions.wisc.edu BEFORE dropping off your documents.

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Electronically

All electronic transcripts must be sent from a school counselor through an approved electronic sending service. Transcripts and leaving exams sent via email as an attachment are NOT official.

Approved sending services include:

  • Common Application
  • Naviance
  • Parchment
  • National Student Clearinghouse
  • SCOIR
  • Credential Solutions
  • ScribOrder

Additional information for counselors

If your school is unable to send your application materials by postal mail or a secure electronic sending service, a drop box is available at 333 East Campus Mall, for your convenience. The drop box is located in the main lobby of the building, on the first floor near the elevators. Items placed in the drop box will not be returned unless approved by the Office of Admissions and Recruitment in advance. If you only have one copy of your official document, please contact us at onwisconsin@admissions.wisc.edu BEFORE dropping off your documents.

If you attended a non-English institution: If your school or institution does not issue transcripts in English, we will require an official translation of the entire original transcript with all course names and grades included, preferably in the same format as the original. That translation must be completed either by the school or institution or by an Education USA official within your home country or region. It must also be submitted via the same official methods above, email is not considered official. We must receive both the original non-English transcript and the official English translation to complete your application.

Test Scores

To be considered official, test scores must be sent to the UW–Madison Office of Admissions and Recruitment directly from the testing agency.

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ACT

Log in to the ACT website and follow the instructions regarding how to send us your scores.

  • Use test code 4656 to send your scores to UW–Madison
  • Do not rush your results; we receive electronic scores daily
  • It can take 2–4 weeks for us to receive and process scores

SAT

Log in to the College Board (SAT) website and follow the instructions regarding how to send us your scores.

  • Use test code 1846 to send your scores to UW–Madison
  • Do not rush your results; we receive electronic scores daily
  • It can take 2–4 weeks for us to receive and process scores

TOEFL

Log in to the ETS (TOEFL) website and follow the instructions regarding how to send us your scores.

  • Use test code is 1846 to send your scores to UW–Madison
  • We do NOT accept “MyBest” score
  • We require the full score report for each TOEFL you submit
  • We cannot accept the TOEFL iTP Plus for China, but we will accept the iBT Special Home Edition
  • Minimum accepted score: 80+

IELTS

Log in to the IELTS website and follow the instructions regarding how to send us your scores.

  • When submitting your score(s): IELTS does not require a code, so please select our account name, “University of Wisconsin, Madison Undergraduate”
  • Please do not send paper copies of your IELTS scores
  • We do accept the IELTS Indicator
  • Minimum accepted score: 6.5+

Duolingo (DET)

Log in to the Duolingo (DET) website and follow the instructions regarding how to send us your scores.

  • When submitting your score(s): Search category should be “undergraduate,” then select “University of Wisconsin–Madison”
  • Please DO NOT send to offices listed under “Other,” as we are unable to retrieve those scores
  • The DET should be sent with sub-scores
  • Minimum accepted score: 105+