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Enrollment Center


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Enrollment Center
1701 Wright Street
Madison WI 53704

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

HOURS:

Phone
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.

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

Transcripted Credit

Transcripted Credit = Documented learning experiences
 

  1. College

    Transfer credits in from other colleges. Only courses with an earned grade of C or better are considered for transfer credit.

    Transcript Review Process

    1. Submit official transcripts from the institution where the course was completed and final grade was issued.
    2. Allow one to two weeks for a review of general education credits.
    3. You will receive an email via your student email account with details on how to view awarded credits.
       

    To request additional review of general education and/or program related courses:

    1. Complete and submit the Transfer Credit Evaluation Request Form (PDF, 892 KB).
    2. Include appropriate course syllabi.
    3. Allow one to two weeks for this additional review to be completed.
       

    International Transcripts

    For a list of translation and evaluation services, see our International Student Admission page.

    Once your transcript evaluation/translation is complete, submit the Transfer Credit Evaluation Request Form (PDF, 892 KB) for us to review for eligible transfer credit.



    Reverse Transfer Agreement - Madison College and University of Wisconsin-Madison

    UW-Madison classes can help you complete your Associate’s Degree from Madison College, even if you've already transferred to UW.

    See UW-Madison Transfer Options (Reverse Transfer tab)

     

  2. High School

    Advanced Placement (AP)

    AP exams taken while in high school may qualify for Madison College credit. You must receive a score of 3, 4, or 5 on an AP exam to qualify for college credit.

    1. To see which AP exams correlate to which MATC classes, see the AP website.
    2. Submit your official AP score report from the school where you completed the course and the exam grade was issued.
    3. Allow two to four weeks for posting of eligible credits to your student record.

    Advanced Standing

    Advanced standing allows you to gain tuition-free credit from past high school courses. You must receive a final grade of "B" or better to qualify.

    1. Speak to your high school counselor, explain your interest in advanced standing credit and learn what classes may eligible.
    2. Send your official transcripts to the Enrollment Center within 27 months of high school graduation.
    3. Submit the Transfer Credit Evaluation Request Form (PDF, 892 KB), listing which of your classes qualify for Advanced Standing.
    4. Allow two to four weeks for posting of eligible credits to your student record.
  3. Military

    Madison College follows the American Council of Education (ACE) guidelines for granting college credit for military training and experience.

    You will receive three wellness/physical education credits for completing basic training.

    1. Submit your military transcript to Madison College from the appropriate source:
      • Joint Services Transcript (JST)
      • Community College of the Air Force (CCAF)
      • DD214
    2. Allow two to four weeks for posting of eligible credits to your student record.
       

    To request additional review of program related courses:

    1. Complete and submit the Transfer Credit Evaluation Request Form (PDF, 892 KB).
    2. Allow one to two weeks for this additional review to be completed.
  4. National Exams

    Recognized exams include but are not limited to DSST/DANTES and CLEP. To see what CLEP scores qualify for credit at Madison College, please view our CLEP Credit Policy.

    1. Submit your official test scores to Madison College for evaluation.
    2. Complete and submit the Transfer Credit Evaluation Request Form (PDF, 891 KB)
    3. Allow two to four weeks for posting of eligible credits to your student record.
  5. Professional Certifications

    Completed certifications can count for specific course credit.

    1. Submit your official certificate(s) to the Enrollment Center for evaluation.
    2. Allow two to four weeks for posting of eligible credits to your student record.
  6. World Languages Retroactive Credit

    Earn up to four semesters (16 credits) if you are NOT a native speaker and meet the following conditions:

    1. Take the World Language Placement Exam and place into a Madison College second-, third-, fourth-, or fifth-level language course.
    2. Take the class and earn a grade of ‘B’ or better.
    3. Complete and submit the Retroactive Language Credit Request Form (PDF, 787 KB) to the Enrollment Center upon completion of the course.
    4. Allow two to four weeks for posting of eligible credits to your student record.

    NOTE: You are considered a native speaker if you were taught in a language through at least ninth grade.

Please note:

  1. Credits from prior learning (transfer or otherwise) may account for up to 75 percent of requirements toward a degree and up to 50 percent of requirements toward a certificate.
  2. Credits awarded for prior learning will not impact your Madison College GPA as they do not receive letter grades. 
  3. Our acceptance of your transfer credit does not guarantee that other colleges will. Contact the college you want the credits to transfer into and see what they require. (Usually, they need your official transcripts.) Our Transfer Services can help if you have questions.