NSE Richland Orientation Booklet

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WELCOME TO

NEW STUDENT EXPERIENCE

ORIENTATION BOOKLET


WELCOME I am so excited to welcome you to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville family. I know you will do great things at UW-Platteville Richland and in your future! New Student Experience is a great way to meet new friends and make connections to build on during your time on campus. As part of NSE, you will meet with an academic advisor and choose classes for your first semester that interest and challenge you. We also encourage you to participate in NSE by following us on social media, attending an On-Campus Orientation session, and enjoying Welcome Day activities. As you go through NSE, you’ll learn about all the ways UW-Platteville Richland works to support our students. This orientation booklet is a convenient way for students and families to become familiar with all the opportunities and resources available to you, and can be a quick reference guide for questions and contact information throughout your time at UW-Platteville Richland. We hope you find it useful! This campus provides many opportunities for you to get involved and build connections, starting with NSE, continuing with Welcome Day activities in the fall, and through our student clubs and organizations you can choose from. Getting involved helps you make friends, build skills, and learn more about yourself and the world around you. Get out there and find what inspires you. All these activities and opportunities were created with one goal – to help you feel connected to your new community. Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns you may have so that we can assist you in building those connections. Thank you for choosing UW-Platteville Richland! We’re excited to welcome you to our family.

Angela Udelhofen Vice Chancellor for Enrollment and Student Success

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Tech Tools......................................................... Page 4 New Student Experience Checklist...................... Page 5 Living on Campus.............................................. Page 6 Eating on Campus............................................. Page 7 Paying for College.............................................. Page 8 Working on Campus and Developing Your Career..Page 9–10 Student Employment, Career and Professional Development Office Finding Support and Building Community.....Page 11–12 Campus Climate, Wright Center for Non-Traditional and Veteran Students, Services for Students with Disabilities Taking Time for Wellness.................................. Page 13 Dean of Students, University Counseling Services, Recreation Using Campus Services...............................Page 14–16 Campus Card, Textbook Center, Information Technology Services, Office of the Registrar Staying Safe on Campus................................... Page 17 Pioneer Alerts, Reporting a Concern, and ITS Safety and Security Succeeding Academically................................. Page 18 Academic Support Programs, Navigate Student, Miller Memorial Library Getting Involved.............................................. Page 19 Student Clubs and Organizations Welcome Day.................................................. Page 20 Resource Index................................................ Page 21 Campus Map................................................... Page 22

UW-PLATTEVILLE ACRONYM CHEAT SHEET ASP | Academic Support Programs

EMS | College of Engineering, Mathematics, and Science

BRRT | Behavioral Review and Recommendation Team

LAE | College of Liberal Arts and Education

CPDO | Career and Professional Development Office

DOS | Dean of Students Office

BILSA | College of Business, Industry, Life Science, and Agriculture

FERPA | Family Education Rights and Privacy Act

EA | Education Abroad

HR | Human Resources ISSS | International Student and Scholar Services ITS | Information Technology Services NSE | New Student Experience

SSWD | Services for Students with Disabilities UBIT | University Bias Incident Team UCS | University Counseling Services

PASS | Pioneer Administrative Software System 3


TECH TOOLS Pioneer Portal – A customizable and easy way to access all our online resources, like your email and Canvas. You will be able to customize applications, home page layout, and web shortcuts. When you open an internet window on any campus computer, it will open the Pioneer Portal.

PioneerLink – Use this system to learn about and get involved with student organizations and campus events.

KnowledgeBase – Find helpful articles and walkthroughs for technology-related questions and processes.

Campus email – UW-Platteville uses Office 365 for email, calendar, and other integrated apps. Visit go.uwplatt.edu/access-email to learn how to access your UW-Platteville email. This email address is how the university will communicate with you, your classmates, professors, supervisors at any campus job, and important all campus announcements. Learning to monitor your email carefully is one of the best ways to stay on top of things.

SharePoint – The internal, password-protected website for the campus community, also called Campus Hub. Use SharePoint to find the most up-to-date information about campus resources and departments.

Duo – The tool we use for two-factor authentication, which pairs something you know (your password) with something you have (your cell phone). Everyone in the university community are potential targets of phishing attempts, and having this extra layer of security is important to keeping everyone’s information safe. ITS strongly recommends enrolling a second device in the event your primary device is not available. You may also generate a list of one-time-use backup codes for those times when your phone dies or you forget it somewhere.

PASS – UW-Platteville uses the Pioneer Administrative Software System for many different student and staff functions, including registration, payments, financial aid review, administrative purposes, updating and maintaining student records, and more.

Canvas – The online course management system used for classes or supplemental training. Professors can post readings or assignments in Canvas, you can submit assignments or take quizzes, and your professors can post your grades and provide feedback on assignments. An on-campus job might have you enroll in a training environment within Canvas.

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Navigate Student – An online student success tool that helps students stay organized and engaged on campus. Students can use Navigate to schedule appointments with tutors and advisors, access information about campus resources, stay up to date on important events and deadlines, and connect with other students in your classes. Students can download the Navigate Student app on their smartphones or access Navigate Student from the Pioneer Portal.

Handshake – Students can use Handshake to search for on-campus and off-campus employment opportunities, schedule appointments with career specialists in our Career and Professional Development Office, and more.


NEW STUDENT EXPERIENCE CHECKLIST See what steps you’ve already taken and what your next steps might be to stay on track for NSE.

GET STARTED IN PASS  Complete Intent to Enroll.  Sign up for New Student Experience; visit go.uwplatt.edu/nse-reserve for instructions. y When signing up, choose a date to attend your on-campus orientation experience. y You are encouraged to add the names of up to two guests who will attend your on-campus orientation with you. y You can add contact information for any family members who want to receive communications about New Student Experience. Log in before your on-campus orientation session to edit or add this information.

REGISTER FOR FALL CLASSES  Complete Placement Tests. y These must be completed at least two weeks before your advising appointment. y Not completing your placement tests in time will delay your advising and registration appointment.  Complete all required Canvas modules BEFORE meeting with your academic advisor. Reviewing these modules is the best way to prepare for your advising appointment. y Your academic advisor will provide you with information about accessing and completing the Canvas modules.  Meet with your academic advisor to register for classes. y Watch for an email to schedule a registration and advising appointment with your academic advisor. y Your advisor will review your placement test results and what they mean during your advising appointment.

ATTEND ON-CAMPUS ORIENTATION  Enjoy your time on campus. y Meet new friends. y Learn about campus resources and student involvement. y Participate in interactive sessions about different majors and academic experiences. y Take your photo for your Campus ID. y At the end of the day, grab your Campus ID and a cool yard sign. y Encourage up to two family members to attend with you.  Check out the on-campus orientation schedule at go.uwplatt.edu/orientationschedule-rln.

STAY INFORMED  Access your UW-Platteville email. y Visit go.uwplatt.edu/access-email to learn how to access your UW-Platteville email. y If you have questions about your email account or about setting up Duo Two-Factor Authentication, look for an email sent to your personal email with the subject line, “UW-Platteville Email Access”. y Make sure you check your email often, and read carefully.  Follow us on Instagram @uwplattnse2022 for updates and the chance to win cool giveaways.  Review uwplatt.edu/new-student-experience for more information on all these steps.  Check out the orientation booklet at go.uwplatt.edu/orientationbooklet-rln for additional resources and answers to questions.

WHAT’S NEXT  Sign your Textbook Agreement in PASS (available early August).  Complete the online Mandatory Prevention Course facilitated by the Dean of Students Office. A personalized link will be sent to your UW-Platteville email in early August.  Learn about getting involved. y Search for PioneerLink on the Pioneer Portal at portal.uwplatt.edu or contact Jason Schulte, schultejas@uwplatt.edu, to learn about our variety of student organizations.

JOIN US FOR WELCOME DAY  Participate in fun activities to help you meet other students and learn about your campus. y Are you a commuter student? Welcome Day activities are for everyone – we encourage you to join us on Aug. 30, 2022.  A full schedule will be available in July.

MORE INFORMATION  Contact us at nse@uwplatt.edu or 608.342.1081. 5


LIVING ON CAMPUS Campus View at UW-Platteville Richland is an “off-campus” apartment and student housing community. Campus View offers a variety of floorplans, ranging from the furnished Deans Hall dorms and furnished West Hall studios, to the unfurnished two and one-bedroom apartments in Symons and Meyer Hall. Our community offers several student lounges, study rooms, and the Symons Clubhouse. Unlike other apartments, we offer individual leasing, roommate matching program, academic year leases, and resident events. With an on-site manager and maintenance as well as a RA program, we cater to both students and parents. Units are on a first-come, first-served basis, so submit an application at richlandcampusview.com and sign your lease all online today!

FOR MORE INFORMATION Campus View Apartments 1279 US Highway 14 | Richland Center, WI 53581 608.820.3151 | campusview@bmocinc.com

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EATING ON CAMPUS Roadrunner Cafe The Roadrunner Cafe is located in the Wallace Student Center, and provides high quality, nutritious meals at an affordable price. A standard breakfast and lunch menu and daily special are offered during the week. Roadrunner Cafe accepts cash, check, debit, credit, Campus Cash, and Dining Dollars. DINING DOLLARS AT THE ROADRUNNER CAFE The Roadrunner Cafe would like to invite you to participate in the Dining Dollar program. • • • • • • •

Accepted like cash through your Campus Card Used to purchase food only at the Roadrunner Cafe Purchase total is subtracted from your Dining Dollar balance The Meal Plan allows students to buy meals at 5% off The minimum initial deposit is $250 After the first $250 is deposited, any amount of money can be deposited Dining Dollars roll over from fall semester to spring, and then expire at the end of spring semester

To apply for Dining Dollars you can complete a deposit form online. Dining Dollars can also be added to your PASS account in order to utilize Financial Aid. You must complete the form prior to the Financial Aid deadline. After this date, you still must complete the form, but then you will be able to add funds via eAccounts.

Campus Cash Campus Cash is available to all students, faculty, and staff. • • • •

Can be used for dining and printing Your purchase total is subtracted from your account balance The minimum deposit is $2 Campus Cash does not expire

Campus Cash can only be loaded onto your card via eAccounts.

Dietary Needs UW-Platteville Dining Services has a registered dietitian to support your needs. If you have food allergies or special dietary needs, please contact Stephanie Young at dietaryneeds@uwplatt.edu. Stephanie can help with information about safely navigating dining on campus. FOR MORE INFORMATION Roadrunner Cafe | 608.800.6854 | arnesona@uwplatt.edu Dining and Campus Card Office | 608.342.1404 | campuscard@uwplatt.edu Registered Dietitian | 608.342.7334 | dietaryneeds@uwplatt.edu

Food Pantry Food insecurity is a growing problem on college campuses. Food pantry items are available to all students on the UW-Platteville Richland campus. The Food Pantry is located inside the Student Services Office in Melvill Hall. The Food Pantry is open 9 a.m.–4 p.m., Monday through Friday. FOR MORE INFORMATION Student Services | 400 Melvill Hall, Richland campus 608.647.6186 | behlingl@uwplatt.edu 7


PAYING FOR COLLEGE Financial Aid and Cashier’s Office The Financial Aid Office assists students in financing their educational expenses through state, federal, and institutional programs. When administering these programs, our dedicated staff works with all prospective and current students, families, and members of the campus community. Tuition and fees can be paid with cash or check at the Cashier’s Office. Credit or debit payments can be made online through PASS. The Cashier’s Office also processes refunds, scholarships, and online payments. Students may grant a third party (for example, a parent) access to certain features within PASS. WHAT IS FINANCIAL AID? Financial aid consists of grants, loans, employment, and scholarships. These resources may assist you with meeting your educational expenses at UW-Platteville Richland. Visit our website for additional information and eligibility requirements. HOW DO I RECEIVE FINANCIAL AID? You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid to be considered for grants, federal loans, and employment (work-study). The application is available online at https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa. UW-Platteville’s FAFSA school code is 003921. Use this code for both the Richland Center and Baraboo Sauk County campuses as well. You will report your prior-prior year federal income tax information (on the 2022–23 FAFSA, include 2020 income). You must be admitted to the university before your aid application can be processed. The aid you receive will depend on your eligibility as determined through the FAFSA, state, and federal regulations, and availability of funds for specific programs with limited funding. The FAFSA is available on Oct. 1 of each year to fill out for the upcoming school year. WHEN DO I RECEIVE MY AID? Grants, loans, and scholarships in PASS (where UW-Platteville has awarded them or received the funding for the scholarship if from an outside source) are applied directly to a student’s UW-Platteville account at the beginning of each term. Once students complete all requirements, the aid will be released. Note: There are additional application steps for loans, you will receive information on these if a loan award is accepted. If your aid for the semester exceeds your charges, you will receive a refund check, or the refund may be directly credited to your bank account. We recommend you arrange direct deposit of refunds with the Cashier’s Office. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION • Complete a new FAFSA every academic year to receive aid for that year. It does not roll over. • Dropping a class or withdrawing from all classes may affect your aid, which means you may owe funds back to UW-Platteville. • In order to continue receiving aid, you must maintain satisfactory academic progress. • At the start of each semester, enrollment is reviewed to determine enrollment status compared to the level at which financial aid was awarded. If different, aid may have to be adjusted at that time. • Visit our website under “Policies” for more details on the above and other important items. Fall tuition bills will be generated in late July or early August by the UW-Platteville Cashier’s Office and an email notification is sent to you with your bill for the fall 2023 semester. Please understand that when the initial bill is sent out, there has not been any aid deducted from the bill; the disbursement happens on the first day of classes for the semester.

FOR MORE INFORMATION Financial Aid | Fifth floor, Pioneer Tower, Platteville campus 608.342.1836 | finaid@uwplatt.edu Cashier’s Office | Second floor, Brigham Hall, Platteville campus 608.342.1211 | cashieroff@uwplatt.edu 8


WORKING ON CAMPUS AND DEVELOPING YOUR CAREER Student Employment UW-Platteville and its branch campuses offer many different types of employment opportunities across all departments, including the library, academic assistants who support our instructors, and office assistants who support university functions. REASONS TO WORK ON CAMPUS Working on campus allows students to gain work experience with the benefit of flexible hours and scheduling to match class requirements. Working on campus gives students a convenient way to earn money without having to leave campus. HOW TO GET A JOB On-campus jobs are posted to an online job board called Handshake. Browse Handshake for the latest job openings. NEW HIRE PROCESS If a student is hired for an on-campus position, the student must provide documentation and complete the required forms to verify eligibility to work. The Student Employment Office will directly communicate with the student regarding what paperwork needs to be completed. WORK STUDY Some students may be awarded Work Study as part of their financial aid package. Work Study gives students a bank of funds that can only be paid to them through on-campus employment. The Financial Aid Office will send communication directly to students who have been awarded Work Study. Work Study awards are not applied directly to tuition. NOTE: Work Study is NOT a requirement to work on campus. Students who do not qualify for Work Study are encouraged to apply for on-campus employment as well. FOR MORE INFORMATION Student Employment, Human Resources | Suite 2300, Ullsvik Hall, Platteville campus 608.342.1174 | studentemployment@uwplatt.edu

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WORKING ON CAMPUS AND DEVELOPING YOUR CAREER Career and Professional Development Office The Career and Professional Development Office offers services to all students designed to help: y you explore potential career paths y make informed decisions about your future y discover exciting opportunities for employment or graduate education. Whether you need to schedule an appointment for a resume or cover letter, search employment opportunities, participate in a mock interview, or ask career-related questions, we can help. Even though it may seem too early to think about what you want to do after graduation, it is important to get connected with the CPDO in your first year at UW-Platteville. Employers have told us they want to meet with students early in their academic careers; some employers are even hiring interns after their freshman year. Activate your Handshake account to find current openings for on-campus student employment, discover internships, co-ops, and full-time employment opportunities offered by companies recruiting UW-Platteville students and graduates. FOR MORE INFORMATION Career and Professional Development Office | Suite 0200, Ullsvik Hall, Platteville campus 608.342.1183 | cpdo@uwplatt.edu

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FINDING SUPPORT AND BUILDING COMMUNITY Campus Climate The Department of Campus Climate’s mission is to provide UW-Platteville the opportunity to engage with diverse, equitable, and inclusive education experiences. Campus Climate will host programming, events, trainings, and services to increase awareness and education in regards to identity, diversity, inclusion, and equity. We hope to continue to make UW-Platteville a safe and inclusive environment for everyone. HATE IS NOT A UW-PLATTEVILLE VALUE The Hate is Not a UW-Platteville Value initiative was created by the University Bias Incident Team and Campus Climate to address and combat hate and bias in our UW-Platteville campus community. Hate and bias continues to impact our students, staff, and faculty in negative ways. Our goal is to promote inclusivity, respect, and support for all members of our UW-Platteville community so we can work toward a more just and compassionate campus environment. Our webpage will provide you with updated university communications, resources, and action steps related to hate and bias. FOR MORE INFORMATION Campus Climate | Room 113, Warner Hall, Platteville campus 608.342.6179 | campusclimate@uwplatt.edu

Services for Veteran Students The Wright Center for Non-Traditional and Veteran Students can assist you with questions you have about veteran or military education benefits. Our staff will work with you to help you understand the benefits that you are using, to ensure that your benefits are working for you efficiently. All degree programs offered through the UW-Platteville and its branch campuses are approved for the certification of educational benefits for veterans and veterans’ dependents under both federal and state veterans administration programs. We strive to make the process of using veteran and military education benefits as easy as possible. FOR MORE INFORMATION Wright Center for Non-Traditional and Veteran Students | Room 322, Royce Hall, Platteville campus 608.342.7576 | wrightcenter@uwplatt.edu

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FINDING SUPPORT AND BUILDING COMMUNITY Services for Students with Disabilities Services for Students with Disabilities’ mission is to assist students with disabilities in obtaining reasonable academic and nonacademic accommodations as well as auxiliary aids. We work with students, faculty, and staff to ensure assessment of students’ abilities, not their disabilities. We review documentation and meet with students to determine appropriate accommodations. We also work closely with various departments and offices across campus to ensure accessibility. The purpose of academic accommodations is not to ensure success, but provide access and equal opportunity. Some of the accommodations provided at UW-Platteville are: • • • • • • • • •

Assistive technology Document conversion, such as books in audio or electronic format and print enlargement Notetaking accommodations Recorded lectures Preferential seating Sign Language interpreter Adaptive equipment Captioning Testing accommodations

Students looking to request accommodations should do so prior to the start of the semester, so accommodations can be in place when classes start. To begin the process, fill out the online Request for Reasonable Accommodation Form. To ensure you have the correct documentation, please consult the documentation guidelines on SSWD’s website. If you are unsure if you qualify or have enough documentation, please contact SSWD to discuss your situation further.

FOR MORE INFORMATION Services for Students with Disabilities | Room 403, Melvill Hall, Richland Campus | 608.342.1818 | sswd@uwplatt.edu Room 0200, Ullsvik Hall, Platteville campus

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TAKING TIME FOR WELLNESS Dean of Students Office The Dean of Students Office serves as a resource for students, their families, faculty, and staff. We can assist with things such as contacting faculty about class absence, addressing students’ campus concerns, navigating challenging situations, identifying additional support and resources, answering questions about campus policy and procedure, and addressing student academic and behavioral concerns. If you are struggling to find out who can help you on campus or what process you need to follow, we can help you get answers. PREVENTION AND EDUCATION The prevention and education coordinator and trained peer educators are dedicated to providing education and prevention opportunities for the UW-Platteville community to help contribute to a safe, inclusive, and healthy campus. Visit the Prevention and Education portion of the Dean of Students Office website for more information. We encourage all students to review the Student Handbook. FOR MORE INFORMATION Dean of Students Office | Room 403, Melvill Hall | 608.342.1854 | deanofstudents@uwplatt.edu Suite 2300, Markee Pioneer Student Center, Platteville campus

University Counseling Services University Counseling Services is the primary source of mental health counseling for students on the UW-Platteville Richland campus. Confidential, short-term counseling is provided to assist students with personal, social, developmental, academic, or career concerns related to their education progress, personal growth, and general well-being. These services are provided through telecounseling with licensed counselors on the Platteville campus. Counseling services are funded through segregated fees, so you have already paid for the services. We encourage you to take advantage of it. FOR MORE INFORMATION University Counseling Services | Room 220, Royce Hall, Platteville campus 608.342.1865 | counseling@uwplatt.edu

Recreation The UW-Platteville Richland campus offers many opportunities for student recreation. The campus is home to an athletic field, hiking trails, outdoor basketball, and tennis courts. Roadrunner Gymnasium has a weight room, basketball, and volleyball courts. In addition to the facilities of the campus gymnasium, UW-Platteville Richland students also have a membership for the Symons Recreation Complex on campus. There you’ll find a 25-meter indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, racquetball courts, and a fitness center. An additional $33/semester fee covers the use of the weight training area. FOR MORE INFORMATION Student Services | 400 Melvill Hall, Richland campus 608.647.6186 | schultejas@uwplatt.edu

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USING CAMPUS SERVICES Campus Card The Campus Card is your official UW-Platteville Richland identification. Your campus card grants you access to many things on campus. You’ll always want to keep it handy and take good care of it. If you lose it, there is a replacement fee for a new one. Replacement Campus Cards can be obtained at the Student Services Office in Melvill Hall. Your photo will be taken and Campus Card issued during the summer On-Campus Orientation day. WHAT YOU CAN USE YOUR CAMPUS CARD FOR • Printing on campus • Checking out textbooks and library books • Paying textbook fees • Participating in meal plans and using Campus Cash • Purchasing food at all dining locations • Picking up financial aid checks • Attending campus events • Verifying your identification at various locations on campus FOR MORE INFORMATION Dining and Campus Card Office | Suite 1313, Markee Pioneer Student Center, Platteville campus 608.342.1404 | campuscard@uwplatt.edu Student Services | 400 Melvill Hall, Richland campus | 608.647.6186 | hoffmaner@uwplatt.edu

Textbook Center The textbook rental program is a unique and important way that we make a degree affordable to you. The Textbook Center provides books and other formats of course materials that you are required to have for your classes. Students pay a semester rental fee for the use of textbooks. The semester fee is the same whether you require four or 24 books. If you are a part-time student, or attending a shorter session, the fee is prorated per course credit. BOOK PICKUP • Electronically sign the Textbook Rental Agreement in your PASS account, which is available beginning early August. • Print or screenshot your textbook list. • Bring your textbook list and Campus Card to the Textbook Center, located in Miller Memorial Library, during pickup hours. OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION • Returning books works just the opposite. To avoid late fees or being charged for a book, materials must be returned by the last day of the semester. To avoid additional charges your textbooks must be returned in good condition. • The Textbook Center will use your campus email to communicate with you. Please make sure to check for email notices weekly before and after the semester begins or ends. This is when notices go out about unreturned books or changes in our procedures. FOR MORE INFORMATION Textbook Center | Miller Memorial Library 608.800.6817 | textbookctr@uwplatt.edu

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USING CAMPUS SERVICES Information Technology Services ITS HELP DESK The ITS Help Desk, physically located on the Platteville campus, provides exceptional computer service and support to the faculty, staff, and students at all three UW-Platteville campuses. We accomplish this by providing timely responses to calls and requests, a knowledgeable staff, courteous and professional service, and a reliable first point of contact. ITS Help Desk services include but are not limited to: • • • • •

Password resets Access requests Software and hardware issues Phishing remediation Equipment checkout

ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY When you activated your UW-Platteville account, you agreed to the Acceptable Use Policy. The Acceptable Use Policy includes topics such as copyright laws, spamming/hacking, and other criminal offenses. Review the policy here. SOFTWARE AND COMPUTER RECOMMENDATIONS UW-Platteville students are eligible for free software downloads for Microsoft Office applications. ITS does not provide a computer buying or leasing program at this time. Students interested in purchasing a computer will need to purchase them directly from a vendor; however, many manufacturers offer discounts to students. Students also have access to multiple computer labs with printers on campus. Choosing a computer involves many factors, including personal preference, budget, and needs. ITS cannot recommend one particular product over another. We do, however, provide useful links to help you in your decision-making for computers and other hardware. The ITS FAQ provides general guidelines for purchasing computers and other equipment, as well as information on cell phone service. FOR MORE INFORMATION ITS Help Desk | First floor, Karrmann Library, Platteville campus 608.342.1400 | helpdesk@uwplatt.edu Canvas Support

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USING CAMPUS SERVICES The Office of the Registrar The Office of the Registrar is responsible for a variety of functions within the university. We are proud to be a point of contact for our new, current, and former students. We ensure the accuracy, integrity, and security of the academic records of the university. In addition, we facilitate and support student admission, enrollment, retention, and graduation in many ways. You can request the following services and resources from the Office of the Registrar: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Academic calendar Academic catalog (2022–23 catalog available in late July) Changing your major, minor, and/or advisor Course schedule Enrollment forms, including Course Add and Drop, Overload, Repeat, and more Enrollment verifications (for external scholarships, insurance purposes, or other needs) Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Final exam schedule Guest access to your student record (for a parent of third-party) Preferred name changes (to use a preferred first and/or middle name different from your legal name) Registration Reporting enrollment to the National Student Clearinghouse (for student loans and degree verifications) Questions related to academic standing and academic appeals Questions related to academic policies and student records Transcript requests Voter Enrollment Document

Our office is committed to providing excellent customer service as we support our students throughout their educational journey. FOR MORE INFORMATION Office of the Registrar | Room 101, Brigham Hall, Platteville campus 608.342.1321 | registrar@uwplatt.edu

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STAYING SAFE ON CAMPUS Pioneer Alerts Pioneer Alerts is our text and email notification system. All students are automatically enrolled in this program unless they opt out. Parents and guardians can also receive these notifications via text and email. The student will have to enroll the parent or guardian under their Pioneer Alert account. FOR MORE INFORMATION University Police | Room 135, Brigham Hall, Platteville campus 608.342.1584 | police@uwplatt.edu

Reporting a Concern If a concern were to arise during your time as a student, we encourage you to review the Reporting a Concern website and consider reporting your concern via the appropriate link. This site provides students, faculty, and staff a way to identify the appropriate reporting avenue and link to that resource. For concerns not listed on this reporting page, or questions about the best place to submit a concern, please contact the Dean of Students Office. FOR MORE INFORMATION Dean of Students Office | Room 403, Melvill Hall | 608.342.1854 | deanofstudents@uwplatt.edu Suite 2300, Markee Pioneer Student Center, Platteville campus

ITS safety and security Your campus username and password is the key to all your personal information including your grades, financial information, Canvas, email, and more. Treat your password like your toothbrush – never share your campus password with anyone, even your parents. You can grant your parents or family members guest access to your PASS account so they can support you and access relevant information without knowing your password. ITS will never ask for your username and password – not in an email, form, or link. If you are having trouble logging into a system, ITS will ask you to log in first. Stay sharp and be thoughtful about emails that might be suspicious. If you’re not sure, forward any suspicious messages to helpdesk@uwplatt.edu. The password you set up for your UW-Platteville account is good for 180 days before you will be asked to update it. You will receive three plain text email reminders prior to the password expiring. To keep your physical devices safe on campus, ITS recommends using locks for your laptop and never leave your belongings unattended. In case your devices are stolen, make sure you have information like the make, model, serial number, and MAC address recorded somewhere safe. We recommend installing antivirus software on your devices.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ITS Help Desk | 1st Floor Karrmann Library, Platteville campus 608.342.1400 | helpdesk@uwplatt.edu

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SUCCEEDING ACADEMICALLY Academic Support Programs The mission of Academic Support Programs is to equip students for academic success by providing innovative learning strategies and connections to campus resources. ASP offers a comprehensive range of services for UW-Platteville students supported through your tuition. These no-cost services include: •

Academic advising and academic coaching – students work with professional staff to discuss degree planning, course selection, and overall strategies to be successful in college. First Year Experience – the transition to college can be overwhelming for any student. Our First Year Experience program offers opportunities for students to develop skills and strategies to be successful, both personally and academically. Tutoring and writing assistance – our trained peer tutors can help students in many courses to increase content understanding and academic confidence. Successful students can be hired as peer tutors in a wide variety of subject areas. Peer Mentor Program – our friendly Peer Mentors support first year and transfer students in their transition to college life and the campus community.

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Our services can help all students. Whether you are a student who was successful in high school but are struggling with the transition to college level courses, or a student who is doing well and wants to increase confidence, we are here to support your academic success. Learning to ask for help is one of the most important skills you’ll need to develop in order to be successful in college.

Navigate Student Navigate Student is a success tool available on desktop or mobile app. Using Navigate Student, you can make appointments with tutoring services, the writing center, and many academic advisors and coaches. You can access information about campus resources, opt into the Study Buddies list, and view your course schedule. We will send you timely and relevant information based on your interests. Students can use this QR code to download Navigate Student mobile app, or you can access the desktop version from the Pioneer Portal. FOR MORE INFORMATION Student Services | Room 400, Melvill Hall | 608.647.6186 Woodman Learning Center | Miller Memorial Library 608.342.1081 | academicsupport@uwplatt.edu

Miller Memorial Library Miller Memorial Library is a hub for information on the UW-Platteville Richland campus. Books, government publications, periodicals, newspapers, and other serial titles can be found in the library’s collections. In addition, the library offers electronic books, ejournals and extensive databases. Patrons who cannot find what they need within the University of Wisconsin System may use Interlibrary loan, which provides access to materials around the world. The library staff at Miller Memorial Library are skilled in helping you sort through countless electronic and printed resources to find just what you need, within library walls and around the world. Library staff can help you choose topics for research, narrow your focus according to your needs, and find and critically evaluate electronic and printed materials. The campus librarian is available via e-mail, phone, zoom and in person to assist with you library needs. FOR MORE INFORMATION Miller Memorial Library | Richland campus Sara Winger, Librarian | 608.800.6817 | wingersa@uwplatt.edu Le Suong Cina, Library Services Assistant | 608.647.6186 | cinal@uwplatt.edu 18


GETTING INVOLVED Student organizations and clubs Getting involved through student clubs, organizations, and student governance is a great way find and meet people who share similar interests as you. Involvement leads to impressive leadership experiences, connects you with the community, adds to your resume, and enriches your life and others. In addition to making friends, getting involved on campus can build lifelong skills. Employers are looking for these time management, communication, and teamwork skills during the hiring process. All of these skills can be developed through involvement. Check out PioneerLink, the hub for student involvement and organizations.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION Clubs and Organizations | PioneerLink

Student Services | 400 Melvill Hall, Richland campus 608.647.6186 | schultejas@uwplatt.edu

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Play Disc Golf – there is a disc golf course at Krouskop Park within walking distance of campus. Get a team together for some fun and games. Explore the campus Wellness Walk – The Wellness Walk officially launched last year. Check it out and use it as one of your tools to stay well. Do some self-guided Richland Center exploration – The local businesses would love to see you. Try out Richland Center’s local hiking, biking and running trails – Another way to get familiar with the Richland Center is to take advantage of the system of trails the community has to offer.

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WELCOME DAY Welcome Day is our celebration of all our new students, focusing on: • • •

Getting you settled into the campus environment Providing information you need to start the semester Lots of fun and exciting activities that will help you get engaged with campus life and develop your own community

Welcome Day for fall 2022 will be Aug. 30, 2022. Check-in will start at 4 p.m. For the most up to date schedule, visit the Welcome Day website. FOR MORE INFORMATION Student Services | 400 Melvill Hall, Richland campus 608.647.6186 | schultejas@uwplatt.edu

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RESOURCE INDEX Academic Advising and Coaching | 402 Melvill Hall, Richland campus 608.647.6186 | behlingl@uwplatt.edu Admissions Office | 1300 Ullsvik, Platteville campus 608.342.1125 | admit@uwplatt.edu Assistant Provost Office | 421 Melvill Hall, Richland campus 608.355.5242 | compton@uwplatt.edu Assistant Dean’s Office | 452 Melvill Hall, Richland campus 608.800.6848 | lutzz@uwplatt.edu Athletics | 404 Melvill Hall, Richland Campus 608.355.5252 | schultejas@uwplatt.edu Behavioral Review and Recommendation Team Suite 2300 Markee Pioneer Student Center, Platteville campus 608.342.1854 | Deanofstudents@uwplatt.edu Campus Climate | 113 Warner Hall, Platteville campus 608.342.6179 | campusclimate@uwplatt.edu Career and Professional Development Office 0200 Ullsvik Hall, Platteville campus 608.342.1183 | cpdo@uwplatt.edu Cashier’s Office | 2nd Floor Brigham Hall, Platteville campus 608.342.1211 | cashieroff@uwplatt.edu Clubs and Organizations | 404 Melvill Hall, Richland campus 608.355.5252 | schultejas@uwplatt.edu Dean of Students Office | 403 Melvill Hall, Richland campus Suite 2300, Markee Pioneer Student Center, Platteville campus 608.342.1854 | deanofstudents@uwplatt.edu Dining and Campus Card Office Suite 1313, Markee Pioneer Student Center, Platteville campus 608.342.1404 | dining@uwplatt.edu | campuscard@uwplatt.edu dietaryneeds@uwplatt.edu Financial Aid | Fifth floor, Pioneer Tower, Platteville campus 608.342.1836 | finaid@uwplatt.edu Passages, Inc | 1001 Parkview Drive, Richland Center, WI 53581 608.647.8775 | 24/7 Hotlines 800.236.4325 | director@passagesrc.org

International Programs | 139 Doudna Hall, Platteville campus 608.342.1726 Education Abroad | studyabroad@uwplatt.edu International Student and Scholar Services | isss@uwplatt.edu Miller Memorial Library | Richland campus 608.800.6817 | wingersa@uwplatt.edu Office of the Registrar | 1st floor Brigham Hall, Platteville campus 608.342.1321 | registrar@uwplatt.edu Richland Hospital | 333 E 2nd St, Richland Center, WI 53581 608.647.6321 Richland Police Department | 470 South Main Street, Richland Center, WI 53581 Emergency 911 | Non-Emergency 608.647.2103 | rcpd@rcpolice.net Roadrunner Cafe | Wallace Student Center, Richland campus 608.800.6854 | arnesona@uwplatt.edu Services for Students with Disabilities | Room 0200, Ullsvik Hall 608.342.1818 | sswd@uwplatt.edu Student Employment, Human Resources | 2300 Ullsvik Hall, Platteville campus 403 Melvill Hall, Richland campus 608.342.1174 | studentemployment@uwplatt.edu Student Life | 400 Melvill Hall, Richland campus 608.647.6186 | schultejas@uwplatt.edu Textbook Center | Miller Memorial Library, Richland campus 608.342.1265 | textbookctr@uwplatt.edu University Bias Incident Team | 0133 Warner Hall, Platteville campus 608.342.6152 | Diversityequityandinclusion@uwplatt.edu University Counseling Services, Telecounseling | 220 Royce Hall, Platteville campus 608.342.1865 | counseling@uwplatt.edu Woodman Learning Center | Miller Memorial Library, Richland campus 608.647.6186 | behlingl@uwplatt.edu Wright Center for Non-Traditional and Veteran Students 322 Royce Hall, Platteville campus 608.342.7576 | wrightcenter@uwplatt.edu

ITS Help Desk | 1st floor, Karrmann Library, Platteville campus 608.342.1400 | helpdesk@uwplatt.edu Canvas Support

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