Enrollment Services

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Enrollment Services
1701 Wright Street
Madison WI 53704

CALL: (608) 246-6210 or (800) 322-6282 (deaf/hh: use 711 relay)
FAX: (608) 243-4353

Upcoming Service Hours

  • Saturday, Jan. 12: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 15: CLOSED 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., open 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Monday, Jan. 21: CLOSED for MLK Day
  • Tuesday, Jan. 22 – Thursday, Jan. 24: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Friday, Jan. 25: 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


  • Monday - Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


  • Monday - Thursday: 8:15 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Advising Services

1701 Wright Street
Madison WI 53704 

Downtown D116
(608) 258-2300

Main Office
(608) 243-4200 or (608) 246-6458

Fort Atkinson 117
Main Office
(920) 568-7200

Portage 100
Main Office
(608) 745-3100

Reedsburg 128
Main Office
(608) 524-7800

(608) 246-6076

Watertown 128
Main Office
(920) 206-8000


Upcoming Service Hours

  • January 15: Limited services from 1–6 p.m.
  • January 21: College closed, no services
  • January 22–24: 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • January 25: 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Regular Service Hours, starting January 5

  • Monday–Tuesday: 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • Wednesday–Thursday: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Hours may vary by location. Please call a campus for more information.

Registration Guides

These guides will help you prepare and register for classes.

If you are using a mobile device, select the main menu button (three lines) to view the menus described below. 

  • Find Your Enrollment Date

    All students are assigned a date on which they may begin registering. To find that date:

    1. Log into myMadisonCollege and expand the Add/Drop Classes menu. 
    2. Select Enrollment Dates and the appropriate term. 
    3. You are able to register anytime on or after this date and time. The sooner you register for classes, the more choices you will have.
    4. See the Registration Calendar for specific registration periods.

    Continuing program or certificate students have an assigned registration date that is prior to the general public.

  • Find Your Courses


    Your Degree Progress Report shows the classes you must take to graduate from your program. Use your Degree Progress Report to help you register. Only students active in a program or certificate will have access to a Degree Progress Report.

    To access your Degree Progress Report:

    1. Log into myMadisonCollege and expand the Academic Record menu.
    2. Select Degree Progress.
    3. Expand the Degree Career Summary to view your GPA, total credits, transfer credits and other course information.
    4. Expand your program summary to view credits needed to complete your degree.
    5. Courses are listed in the recommended term completion order.
    6. Scroll down the page to see which requirements are or are not satisfied. Click the question mark for details on the requirement.
    7. For satisfied requirements, click the View Courses button to see which classes met that requirement and what grade you received.
    8. For unsatisfied requirements, click the View Courses button to see which courses will fulfill that requirement. Click a course to see details and view the upcoming sections. 
    9. Classes are grouped by campus then listed by section number.
    10. Select a class to add it to your planner or to your cart.
    11. Verify your eligibilty for your chosen classes by selecting each course's check box and choosing Validate.
    12. Some programs (e.g., Liberal Arts), list requirements by subject area instead of term completion order.
    13. For additional support with your degree progress report, make an appointment with your program advisor. Find their name under the Add/Drop Classes section. 



    You may search for classes without logging in to your student account by accessing the myMadisonCollege portal and clicking the Search Classes button. However, you must log in to add classes to your cart and enroll. The search process is the same from both locations. 

    1. Log into myMadisonCollege and expand the Add/Drop Classes menu.
    2. Select Add Classes/Shopping Cart, and click Search. 
    3. Select the term and the class type from the dropdown menu. 
    4. Enter at least one additional search criteria such as a keyword, subject, 5-digit class number, campus or instruction mode. 
    5. Course Attribute and Course Attribute Value are used for finding Liberal Arts classes.
    6. The Additional Search Options area allows you to filter results by date, days of the week, time and instructor.
    7. Click the Search button to return results.
    8. Results are listed by 8-digit catalog number.
    9. Select a section to view additional details; description, enrollment requirements, available seats, approximate fees, etc.
    10. Choose Add to Cart to place that class in your shopping cart.
    11. Verify your eligibility for your chosen classes by selecting each course's check box and choosing Validate.
    12. For assistance with searching for classes, contact the Enrollment Center.


  • Build Your Schedule

    Once you have found your courses, use the Schedule Builder to find class sections that fit your life based on your availability. To use the Schedule Builder:

    1. Log into myMadisonCollege and expand the Add/Drop Classes menu. 
    2. Select Schedule Builder.
    3. Select the appropriate term and career. 
    4. Select availability using the dates, days, and time options. 
    5. Add courses for which you wish to build a schedule. You can import classes you are enrolled in or add them from your Academic Planner. 
    6. When all courses are listed, click the Build button. 
    7. Schedules are displayed in weekly format, with online courses appearing in the Other section.
    8. The header will show you how many schedules exist. You can view them using the left and right arrows. 
    9. You can pin sections that you want to keep. Pinning sections reduces the number of possible schedules.
    10. Click the Add to Cart button to select the sections you want to add to your shopping cart. 
    11. Verify your eligibility for your chosen courses by selecting each course's check box and choosing Validate.


  • Add, Swap, or Drop Classes


    All courses must be added to your shopping cart before you can enroll in them. 

    1. Log into myMadisonCollege and expand the Add/Drop Classes menu.
    2. Select Add Classes/Shopping Cart and choose the proper term. 
    3. Check the box next to the class(es) you wish to enroll in. 
    4. Click the Enroll button. 
    5. Check the Terms and Conditions consent box and click "Enroll". 
    6. When enrollment is successful and you click the Okay button, you are returned to your shopping cart. 
    7. You will receive messages if you are not eligible or allowed to enroll in a class. 
    8. Click the Schedule button to view your enrolled classes. Click the gear icon in the top right corner to change schedule views. 


    Drop a class that has started and replace it with another without financial penalty. For additional details, see the Swap section of Add/Drop Classes.

    1. Log into myMadisonCollege and expand the Add/Drop Classes menu.
    2. Select Swap Classes and choose the proper term.
    3. Select the appropriate class in the Swap This Class section. You can only swap one class at a time. 
    4. In the With This Class section, enter the 5-digit class number, select a class from your planner, or search for the added class.
    5. Once the added class is selected, you will see both classes displayed. Click the Swap button. 
    6. The results page will tell you if you were successful and, if not, why.
    7. A swap is only successful if you are allowed into the added class. If you are not eligible or allowed in the added class, you will not be dropped from the dropped class. 
    8. Select the Okay button.


    Review our Refund Policy prior to dropping a class. 

    1. Log into myMadisonCollege and expand the Add/Drop Classes menu.
    2. Select Drop Classes and choose the proper term.
    3. Check the box next to the class(es) you wish to drop. 
    4. Click the Drop button.
    5. On the confirmation dialog box, click Yes.
    6. A results message will appear. Select Okay on that page to return to your class list.
  • View Your Class Schedule
    1. Log into myMadisonCollege and select Class Schedule. 
    2. Select the appropriate term at the top of the page. 
    3. Use the gear icon to display your classes by day, week, month or list. 
    4. There are additional filters to view final exams or wait list classes. 
    5. You can also download your schedule to your online calendar.

    If you want to print your schedule, follow the Classic Portal Guide for Print Your Class Schedule. 

  • Find Your Textbooks
    1. Log into myMadisonCollege and select Class Schedule.
    2. Select the appropriate term at the top of the page.
    3. Use the gear icon to display the list view of your classes. 
    4. Open each class to view the Textbook/Materials information for that class.
    5. If there are no textbooks listed for a class, the instructor may not have posted the book requirement yet or there is no book required. Be sure to check your class syllabus, when available, to ensure there are no book requirements.

    To purchase your books in person at the Madison College Bookstore, be sure to bring a copy of your class schedule and your OneCard (Student ID).

    If you want to print your textbook information, view the Classic Portal Guide for Find Your Textbooks.

  • Pay for Your Classes Online
    1. Log into myMadisonCollege and expand the Financials menu.
    2. Select Make a Payment.
    3. You will see a list of Outstanding Charges, which you can expand for greater detail.
    4. Click the Make a Payment button.
    5. Carefully review all charges on your account.
    6. This brings you to the Madison Area Technical College online bill payment page. You may explore the page by clicking on the different tabs.
    7. Carefully read the Authorized Users tab as this has information on allowing others to make payment to your account.
    8. Click Payments to make a payment.
    9. Follow the prompts, filling in payment information and continue through to confirmation screen.
    10. When finished, log out in the top right corner of the page. We recommend closing the browser window after logging out for additional security.

    View the Tuition Payment page for additional options for paying tuition and due dates.

  • Plan for Future Terms

    Use the Academic Planner to store a group of courses you would like to register for in an upcoming semester. You can do this for one, two or more future semesters. To use the Academic Planner:

    1. Log into myMadisonCollege and expand the Add/Drop Classes menu. 
    2. Select Academic Planner.
    3. Browse the course catalog until you find a course you plan on taking. 
    4. On the course details, click the Add to Planner button. 
    5. Click Browse Course Catalog to continue adding courses to your Planner. 
    6. For each course in the planner, check the box by the course title and move the course to the desired term. 

    To enroll in any class, you must first place it in your shopping cart. To move courses from your planner to your shopping cart:

    1. Click the Planner to Shopping Cart button. 
    2. Under the appropriate term, for each course listed, view the offered sections. 
    3. When you find the one you want, click Add to Cart. 
    4. Repeat this step for each course in the planner. Use Schedule Builder to create potential schedules using classes you have chosen. 

Contact the Enrollment Center or Advising and Transfer Services if you need assistance.

Other helpful guides: Financial Aid | Classic Portal Video Guides