Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

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Welcome to the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences!

Medical College of Wisconsin

New Student Orientation

  • As a student in one of our programs, you have joined an elite cohort of professionals from around the country and even the world who are dedicated to careers in medical science.
  • In order to ensure that your experience at the Graduate School is a positive one, these orientation materials are provided to you as a reference. Our goal is to inform you of the requirements and opportunities that come with your acceptance into our programs.

Academic Calendar

The academic calendar is an important resource for you for the following information. Registration periods, class schedules, deadlines, graduation dates and requirements and events. Includes a link to the current academic calendar.


The MCW Graduate School student policies and procedures can be found in the Handbook. You can obtain a hard copy by visiting the office, or access it online.

ANGEL E-Learning Platform

Every student will use ANGEL (A New Global Environment for Learning), the e-learning platform, for courses and course evaluations. An ANGEL account will be created for you. Directions and passwords will be sent to your MCW email address.

Health Insurance

All full-time MCW degree-seeking students are required to have health insurance. Read more about the regulations and resources available...

Campus Map

Map of the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center and Milwaukee County Research Park. Includes links for directions, affiliated hospitals, a map of Wisconsin, lodging resources and more, affiliated hospitals


MCW does not provide on campus housing. All students live off campus. To help you to find housing, here is some information, helpful hints and resources. Includes neighborhood resources.

Contact Information

Graduate School Office contact information, as well as other important contacts such as the bursar (tuition payments), departments within MCW and more. The Graduate School office location is also listed.

Identification Badge

All enrolled students who will attend classes on campus are required to have an official MCW ID badge with them at all times while on campus. The ID badge is also used for access to MCW libraries, the student lounge and computer center.

Course Registration

Directions on how and when to register for classes, including information on late registration fees.

Life in the Milwaukee Area

If you are new to the Milwaukee area, this information will acquaint you with the city. Includes information about government offices, tax information, the surround community and 911 information.

Current Information

As a student, it is important to keep up to date on any information disbursed by the Graduate School. Check your email and ANGEL accounts frequently.

MCW Libraries

The libraries are available to all faculty, residents, students and employees.

EASI Electronic Access to Student Information

You applied for admission using your EASI account, and this account will be vital to you throughout your tenure at the Graduate School.


Free parking for current MCW students is provided in an assigned lot. To obtain permission to park you must contact the Graduate School office.


All communication to Graduate Students occurs via the use of MCW email addresses. An email account will be set up for you through the Graduate School office.


All students must provide a digital photo of themselves for their student file. Instructions for submission of photo.

Foreign Nationals

Information for foreign national students, including social security application information.

Stipend Student Forms

Stipend students must print and complete their portion of these forms to bring along to the on campus orientation.

Graduate Student Association

All degree-seeking students are members of the Graduate Student Association (GSA). Read more about the GSA and connect to their website.
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Page Updated 03/27/2014