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Doctoral Student Milestones IDE

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This Tableau workbook exports an Excel file of student data listing degree milestones achieved by UW-Madison students enrolled in Graduate School research doctoral programs (PhD & DMA), as well as degree deadlines for dissertators.

Report URL
Data Cookbook URL (requires authorization)
Data Domain(s)
Academic Planning, Student Record
Access Restrictions
Student Record Data Restricted
Data Source Information
Data View Information
Stdnt Multiterm, Stdnt Plan Multiterm, Stdnt Advisor Multiterm, Stdnt Milestones
Update Schedule
Data refreshes nightly.
Responsible Office
Graduate School
Important Notes

The enrollment term filter returns all research doctoral students enrolled at the university in the selected term. The enrollment term filter is required, but all other filters are optional. Once a filter choice has been specified, other filters will automatically adjust to only display relevant selections. The data file produced by this query contains a separate row for each unique combination of student academic plan, advisor, and milestone.


Name Functional Definition Data Domains
Academic Advisor

A university staff member assigned to students for the purpose of advising them on academic matters, such as the requirements for progression through a degree program.

Academic Planning, Employee Record
Academic Plan

An area of study--such as a major, minor, or certificate--that is within an academic career.

Academic Planning, Student Record
Advisor Role

The role under which the advisor is assigned.

Academic Planning, Employee Record
Campus ID

This is simply a unique student identifier (10 digits). It may occasionally change at the student's request. It is not the same as ID in the Student Information System (SIS) or ID in the Human Resources System (HRS).

Student Record

A unique fee status for students who have completed all requirements for a doctoral degree except for the dissertation.

Academic Planning, Student Record
Dissertator Status

Indicates whether the student is eligible for dissertator fee status in the given term.

Academic Planning, Student Record
Doctoral Degree Deadline

The date by which a doctoral student is required to complete their degree. This date is five years after the completion of preliminary exams, or in cases where an extension has been granted, the extension date.

Academic Planning, Student Record

SIS personal identifier. It is also called a "student Empl ID." The ID will never be changed throughout the individual's relationship with the University. This is not the same as Campus ID. This is not the same as HR ID or the ID field from HRS or the Empl ID from HRS.

Student Record

A requirement related to a student's eligibility to enroll, complete their degree program, remain eligible for academic or student services, or comply with policies or laws related to their student status.

Academic Planning, Student Record
School/College of Student

The student's primary school/college. Some students have a second major or pursue a certificate in another school/college.

University of Wisconsin - Madison

A period of instruction: Fall, Spring, or Summer.

University of Wisconsin - Madison