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Current Students in the Medical College of Wisconsin Graduate School

At MCW, delivering an enriching and engaging graduate education experience is the mission of our faculty and staff. We are dedicated to helping you discover your full potential and give you the knowledge and resources to lead in your chosen area of biomedical or health sciences. Whether you want to focus on research that evaluates chronic diseases or translate knowledge gained in the laboratory to improve the health of different populations, we are here to help you prepare for your journey.

In the meantime, our objective is to surround you with the right tools, technology, facilities and people to make your MCW experience the best it can possibly be. That’s why we’ve compiled the following links, forms and resources to help you find all of the information you need during your time here.

Current Students

For Your Information

Graduate Student Dissertation Defenses
The graduate school's upcoming graduate student dissertation defenses.


Degree Completion

Academic Calendar

Please visit the Office of the Registrar page for a complete list of calendars containing important dates and events.

View the Office of the Registrar

Student Life
Being a student at MCW’s Graduate School means that you are part of an elite group of professionals, focused on innovation, discovery and leadership in the fields of biomedical and health sciences.

Whether your MCW graduate education experience brings you to our Milwaukee Campus, or your are earning your degree online, you will be learning from and along side world-renowned faculty, including researchers and clinicians at some of the top hospitals and institutes in the country, such as Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Wisconsin, Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center and the Versiti’s Blood Research Institute. 

Our innovative educational programs are customized for each student, designed to provide you with a personal and fulfilling learning experience, including the ability to contribute to world-class research, discovery and innovation. What will you discover at MCW?

General Student Information

Anonymous Student Response
This space is intended to provide an opportunity for graduate students interested in sharing a comment, suggestion or concern to do so anonymously. Your feedback will remain anonymous unless you wish to add your contact information.

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Library Resources
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) provides an extensive listing of library resources for our students, faculty, clinical and educational partners, as well as the public, including books, journals, articles, databases and much more.
If you’re new to MCW Libraries, we’ve complied a valuable listing of videos, guides and tutorials to assist you in finding the information you seek efficiently and effectively.
If you’re conducting research at MCW, you may wish to check out our Research Tool Kit, that provides a listing of the resources and services available to you, including how to find collaborators and funding for your research projects.

For those wishing to access MCW Library Resources off-campus, we recommending reviewing our remote access instructions.

Need library assistance? Contact MCW Libraries at or (414) 955-8302.


Student Health Services

The Medical College of Wisconsin wishes to insure that all students have access to excellent high-quality health care.

Mental Health Resources (PDF)


General Student Forms

This section contains information on the general forms required by MCW’s Graduate School to meet various needs, requests and changes that you may have as a student.

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Current Students
Please visit the Office of the Registrar webpage to review transcript-related information.

Degree Completion Forms

Depending on your degree and program within MCW’s Graduate School, there will be several forms that you will need to complete in preparation for earning your degree. All PhD students need to set up a one on one degree completion appointment with the Graduate School once their defense date is set where all forms and requirements will be discussed. Master’s and Certificate students work with their program on degree completion requirements. Questions regarding degree completion, please contact

Graduate School Career Services
MCW Graduate School Career Services offers a diverse array of services to help MCW graduate students and postdoctoral fellows explore and achieve their career goals.


Annual Campus Safety Report

Statement to Current Faculty, Staff and Students:

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) prepares and publishes its Annual Campus Safety Report in compliance with the Higher Education Act of 1965, otherwise known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). This report outlines MCW’s security policies and discloses campus crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years.

This report is available to all current and prospective faculty, staff and students and is located on the Public Safety website. A paper copy of this report may be obtained by contacting Medical College of Wisconsin, Public Safety, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53226 or by calling (414) 955-8295.

Contact Us

Graduate School
Suite H2200
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

(414) 955-8218

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