Request MS Warrant

Please read the following information before completing the MS warrant request form. This should be done at least 3 weeks prior to your defense. All of the required fields must be filled out.

  • Committee Requirements: Committee requirements are outlined in the MET Graduate Handbook and UW-Madison Policy Library website.
  • Grades: Please check your grades prior to submission to ensure that there are no NR, P, or I grades as the Graduate School will not approve the warrant with these grades. If you have a NR, P, or I, contact the appropriate professor to have the grade(s) changed.
  • Changes: If anything changes with your defense, please email

Please have your advisor reach out to the graduate program manager ( to share whether your defense was successful as soon as possible. If so, the program manager will request signatures for your warrant through the Graduate Student Portal. Once the warrant is fully signed, the program manager will submit a warrant request to the Graduate School and you will receive an email that the warrant has been submitted. When the Graduate School approves the request, you will be notified that the request was approved.