Student Statuses for Registration
To enroll in any graduate course, you must have earned a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution or be within nine credits of earning a baccalaureate degree at UW Oshkosh. Before you enroll, determine your current graduate status described below.
If you are an admitted student to a master's degree, certificate or GAP program, you may register but should consult with your adviser.
If you are a non-degree seeking student, you may register for any course that does not have a prerequisite or is available to nondegree-seeking students. Note: There is a 12-credit limit on courses taken as a special student that may apply to a UW Oshkosh graduate degree.
If you are a guest student (degree-seeking student from another university):
Consult the program coordinator at your home institution to determine which UW Oshkosh courses are acceptable.
Complete a graduate registration form.
Obtain approval from the UW Oshkosh graduate program coordinator in the department in which you wish to enroll.
Submit the registration form to the Office of Graduate Studies (Dempsey 337).
If you are a re-entry student (previously attended UW Oshkosh as any type of graduate student but have not taken a class for more than two years), contact either your graduate program coordinator or the Office of Graduate Studies to determine the requirements to be activated to enroll in classes.
If you are a post-master's student, you may register for most courses without prerequisites. Call the Office of Graduate Studies before registering to update your record and verify your eligibility for enrollment.
If you are a final term senior at UW Oshkosh, you may enroll in a maximum of three graduate credits after you have supplied a letter from the undergraduate student status examiner stating you are within nine credits of graduation and meet all other admission requirements for full standing to the intended graduate degree program. Graduate Studies approval is required to enroll in any graduate course and other restrictions apply.
Graduate students may begin registering the first day enrollment starts. View the registration calendar for dates and other information. Registration appointments are not needed for graduate students.
Courses with a catalog number of 5XX-699 are graduate level. Often these courses will have a related undergraduate equivalent (3XX-499) in which undergraduate students may enroll. Courses with 7XX-799 catalog numbers are for graduate students only.
TitanWeb registration is the primary method to register for classes. Log on to access the system and use the tutorials, FAQs and online HELP to navigate this registration system.
Periodically check the TitanWeb registration home page for regular announcements about registration and related items.
Contact the Registrar’s Office with any questions regarding adds or drops via TitanWeb.
Identify the course(s) you want by using the TitanWeb schedule of classes. On a registration form or add card, complete all information. Be sure to include the class number, subject, catalog number, section number, course title and number of credits for each course. Mail/drop-off the completed form to UW Oshkosh Graduate Studies, 800 Algoma Blvd., Dempsey 337, Oshkosh, WI 54901.
Registration must be done in person in the Registrar's Office (Dempsey 130) if one or more of the following conditions exist:
A student has a service indicator (hold/stop)
A signature is required to enroll in a particular course
Some graduate programs and specific graduate courses require approval of an adviser, program coordinator and the Office of Graduate Studies before registering. Thesis, clinical papers, field projects, comprehensive exams, and independent study credits require departmental as well as Graduate Studies approval and are subject to the same add/drop dates as other courses.
A signature of the instructor for any AUDIT course
Registering for courses with time conflicts. Time conflicts will be accepted only upon request by the student and approval of the instructor(s) involved.
Additional reasons for signatures may vary but include department verification of prerequisites, enrollment limits, priority to certain students in the program, etc. If a specific course in which you wish to enroll requires a signature, please contact the program, the Registrar’s Office or the Office of Graduate Studies for assistance.
In-person registration process
Develop a conflict-free schedule using Titan Web class search feature. Titan Web will contain current enrollment and seat availability information. Students may repeat courses to improve their grade on a space available basis.
Complete the graduate registration form if registering for all courses at once. If you have already registered and wish to add a course(s) that requires a signature, use an add card.
Present the completed registration form or add card to any of the service-counter staff in the Registrar's Office (Dempsey 130) or mail your form to the Office of Graduate Studies. You will be notified of any other requirements to process your registration.