Instructions for Applying

APPLICATION DEADLINE / FEBRUARY 1, 2016 (The next application cycle will launch on Sept. 17, 2015)

Individuals who have a major in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD) or have completed leveling coursework, are welcome to apply. Students without a CSD major and have not taken leveling 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). When submitting materials applicants will be expected to include 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. Submit Graduate Record Examination scores to CSDCAS using the designated institution (DI) code 0060.

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

     d. A letter of intent. This letter should explain why you would be a successful graduate student and speech-language pathologist.

     e. A listing of ALL relevant coursework.

     f. In the CSDCAS Application Activities section include 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

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

2. After it is known that you are admitted into our CSD graduate program, complete the University System application at and pay the $56 fee. Do not mail any application materials to the UW-Whitewater or the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders.

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. 

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