Marquette University license plates

Marquette University license plate 

Marquette University license plates are available to all Wisconsin residents; you do not have to be a graduate of Marquette to apply for this special plate. The special plate features the MU monogram on the left side of the plate and the words "Marquette University" at the bottom.

Vehicl​es that​​ qualify

  • automobiles
  • motor homes (annual registration only) 
  • motor trucks
    • 4,500, 6,000 or 8,000 pounds gross weight including dual purpose farm and dual purpose motor home 
    • 12,000 pounds gross weight farm truck 

Things you sh​​ould know:

When you request Marquette University license plates, you pay
  • $15 issuance fee or an annual $15 personalized plate fee, if requested 
  • The regular registration fee for your vehicle if your current plates expire within three months or you have no plates
  • At each plate renewal you will pay the regular registration fee for non-personalized Marquette University plates.

For more information, visit personalized and special plates FAQs​.​

How to apply:

​​Local DMV customer service centers do not have Marquette University license plates for immediate issue, but can process applications and the plates will be mailed. Temporary plates will be issued, if needed.

  1. If the vehicle you wish to register with Marquette University license plates is already titled/registered in your name, send:
    • A copy of your Certificate of Registration or show the complete vehicle description on the Marquette University License Plate Information and Application MV2591
    • $15 issuance fee or $15 personalized plate fee
    • The annual registration fee if your current plates expire within the next three months or you have no plates
  2. If the vehicle is not titled/registered in your name, send: 
    • A completed Wisconsin Title & License Plates ApplicationMV1, or MV11 for dealer sales, including all fees 
    • A completed Marquette University License Plate Information and Application MV2591
    • The Certificate of Title assigned to you by the seller​
    • $15 issuance fee or $15 personalized plate fee​
    • ​The annual registration fee if you do not have plates or your current plates expire within the next three months​​
  3. Make the check or money order payable to: Registration Fee Trust.
  4. Mail with payment to:

    Wisconsin Department of Transportation
    Special Plates Unit
    P.O. Box 7911
    Madison WI 53707-7911

Personalized license plates

Personalizing your Marquette University license plates is optional. A $15 personalized plate fee is required each year in addition to the $25 donation and regular annual registration fee. On the Marquette University License Plate Information and Application MV2591​, check which option you would like us to follow if your request is not available. Please allow an additional 4-6 weeks for delivery. 

Visit Personalized plate search​ to find out if your choice for a personalized license plate is available. WisDOT may refuse to issue, or may recall after issuance, a request that may be offensive to good taste or decency, misleading or conflicts with any other license plate. For more information, visit personalized and special plates FAQs.

For more information:

​Special Plates Unit
Email Wisconsin DMV email service
Phone (608) 266-3041
Fax (608) 267-5106