The Graduate Program in Botany Handbook and various forms (e.g., PhD planning worksheets) are available through UW Box:
Requesting a Warrant
A warrant is an academic program’s recommendation that a student be admitted to doctoral candidacy (a preliminary examination warrant) or be granted a degree (master’s or doctoral), and is the Graduate School’s declaration that a student has met both the Graduate School and the program requirements.
Master’s students need to request just one warrant to graduate; doctoral students need to request a warrant to take their preliminary exams and another warrant to graduate.
In Botany, the process to request any of these three warrants is the same: Fill out a short online survey that provides the Student Services Coordinator with the necessary information to ask the Graduate School to grant the warrant:
If you have any problems with the warrant request, contact Mark Connolly.
For deadlines and other important information, see the Completing Your Degree tab (below).
All Graduate School degree deadlines for the 2021-2022 academic year are available as a printable PDF: https://grad.wisc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/329/2021/08/Degree-Deadlines-2021-2022.pdf