Senior Residence Exception (30-Credit Rule) Form

This form allows you to request an exception (up to 8 credits) to the L&S senior residence requirement. If you have questions or concerns about the process, see residence exception (above) for more information. It might be helpful for you to request a copy of your DARS report from MyUW in order to gather some of the information requested below. Please note that it could take up to fourteen (14) business days for your request to get reviewed and processed.
Name (Use your formal name listed on official records)(Required)
@wisc.edu addresses only
Year in School
(e.g., Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Summer 2023, Spring 2024)
All courses
Are you studying abroad in a non-UW Madison study abroad program and will have more than 86 credits when you return?(Required)
Do you plan to take one or two courses out of residence over the summer?(Required)
Do you plan to complete your degree requirements by completing one or two courses out of residence?(Required)
If you have completed less than 80 credits, please consult with L&S Undergraduate Academic Deans' Services. (Hint: Look under the 120 credits required on your DARS report. How many have you completed and have in progress?)
Do you have any credits that the Office of Admissions and Recruitment has not evaluated?(Required)
(i.e. Are you sending transcripts from another institution to the Office of Admissions and Recruitment?)
Have you already completed the courses for which you are requesting an exception?(Required)

If you have already completed the courses, please fill out the section below:

Have the courses been posted to your record?

If you have not already completed the courses, please fill out the section below:

Have these courses been evaluated by the Office of Admissions and Recruitment to be sure they will transfer?