Instructions for Applying

APPLICATION DEADLINE / FEBRUARY 1, 2017 (The next application cycle will launch on August 2, 2016)

Individuals who have a major in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) or have completed the prerequisite undergraduate coursework are welcome to apply. Students without a CSD major and who have not taken the undergraduate prerequisite courses should contact Roxanne DePaul at for further instructions,

1. Applications are only accepted electronically through the Communication Sciences and Disorders Centralized Application Service (CSDCAS). 

Preparation of materials for submission includes the following:

a. Official academic transcripts that include your FALL grades. Transcripts should be sent to this address: CSDCAS Verification Department, P.O. Box 9113 Watertown, MA 02471.  International Student Applicants*: All international applicants must submit an official course-by-course evaluation of all foreign education credentials. Acceptable international credential evaluation agencies include: A) Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc. (, B) World Educational Services (, or C) any NACES accredited evaluation service ( 

b.  Graduate Record Examination scores to CSDCAS using the designated institution (DI) code 0060.

c.  Minimum of three letters of recommendation attesting to your ability to perform at a graduate level.  

d.  A personal narrative: This narrative should explain why you would be a successful graduate student and speech-language pathologist.  

e.  CSDCAS application may require a listing of ALL relevant coursework.  

f.  CSDCAS application (activities section) may require information on relevant professional and volunteer activities, experience with foreign languages, and undergraduate research.

Questions concerning the electronic application process, including receipt of materials, should be directed to CSDCAS.

CSDCAS, P.O. Box 9113, Watertown, MA 02471
Voice: 617-612-2030
Fax: 617-612-2051

2.     Complete the University System application at and pay the application fee. Do NOT mail any application materials to the UW-Whitewater or the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

Applicants will be notified in mid-March concerning their status. 

For questions relating to the UW-Whitewater Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders please contact Roxanne DePaul, Ph.D., CCC-SLP at 262-472-1301 or


1. The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Score is required by those whose native language is other than English. Other acceptable proofs of competency are listed here: FAQS

2. If accepted into the program, a completed Certification of Finance Form will need to be sent to the UW-Whitewater Graduate Office.