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Graduate Studies

Check Application Status


After you apply

You can check the status of your application on the Graduate Application Status page. After you apply for the program of your choice, you can expect the following to occur:

  • You will receive an e-mail from the Office of Graduate Studies acknowledging the receipt of your graduate application form. This email will contain an application number, campus ID number, and a link to the campus website that can be used to check the status of your application.
  • The Office of Graduate Studies will notify you of its admission decision either by email or postal mail. The decision will also be reflected on your Graduate Application Status Page.
  • If you are offered admission, you will be instructed to accept or decline the offer on your Graduate Application Status Page.
  • If you accept the offer of admission, "Next Steps" will appear on your Graduate Application Status page. Actions listed under next steps will need to be completed before you enroll in classes at UW- Green Bay.

Note: Foreign applicants who indicate they will be requesting an I-20 or DS-2019 visa will be given additional instructions. However, the I-20 Form necessary to obtain a student visa will not be issued until the required financial documentation has been received.

Arriving to Campus

Twice a year the Office of International Education offers new international students transportation from either the Green Bay airport or the Greyhound station, these dates fall two days prior to international student orientation. Students must provide arrival information in advance by completely the pick-up request form. For more information please contact the Office of International Education, (920) 465-2190.

International student orientation is required for new students. You must attend all orientation days in person. During international student orientation you will have a chance to get acquainted with the campus, learn about the student services available to you, take placement tests, meet with an academic advisor, register for classes, and much more. You will also make lots of new friends!


The Office of Residence Life allows graduate students to take advantage of the on-campus housing experience at UW-Green Bay. Currently, there are a variety of housing accommodations available for students. Please visit You will be given instructions to fill out your housing application. In order to register for housing, you will need the information from your acceptance letter, including your student ID and UWGB e-mail address.

*Housing for graduate students with families:

*Currently UW-Green Bay does not have on-campus family housing options. The options listed above are off-campus apartments unaffiliated with the University. The links above are for informational purposes only and do not represent a endorsement by the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.