University of Wisconsin–Madison

Finishing your Master's Degree

Graduate School Requirements:  see http://www.grad.wisc.edu/education/completedegree/index.html

Department Requirements:

  • see Museum Curator at least 2 months before defense for specimen deposit information, if applicable.   (See:  “UWThesisSpecimens2010Update“)
  • see Graduate Coordinator at least 3 weeks before defense for necessary paperwork and to request master’s warrant
  • receive approval of the completed thesis from G&E Committee and present a public, department-wide oral presentation as part of the defense of research results.
  • return signed warrant to Graduate Coordinator
  • deposit thesis in Memorial Library
  • deposit unbound copy of thesis to Geology Library, 440 Weeks Hall