The contents of this catalog describe programs and courses offered by UW-Platteville.
The contents also include information related to course offerings, tuition and fees, financial aid, scholarships, housing and much more. The standard UW System Application for Admission may be obtained by contacting the UW System HELP office at 1.800.442.6459, or the UW-Platteville Office of Admission and Enrollment Services in Ullsvik Hall. Prospective students are strongly encouraged to apply electronically with the University of Wisconsin Online Admission Application. Please see the UW-Platteville application home page for specific instructions. More detailed information about admission categories, dates and requirements can be found in the catalog's admission section.
Visiting campus is the best way to experience UW-Platteville and find out what the campus, faculty, staff and students have to offer. Group and individual campus visits are available by appointment through the Prospective Student Services office Monday through Friday during the school year and Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the summer. The visit program provides prospective students with an opportunity to talk with staff from Prospective Student Services, learn more about UW-Platteville and take a campus tour. Visits can be personalized according to academic, athletic, and student organization and club interests. Pioneer Preview open houses are scheduled group visits, which offer a wide range of activities for students and families, including a student services fair, campus tour, lunch and a faculty meeting. Opportunities are also offered to prospective students to experience a day in the life of a Pioneer. Attend class, explore campus and eat lunch with a current UW-Platteville student. Visit the campus visits homepage to schedule a visit to UW-Platteville.
The UW-Platteville catalog represents the most accurate reflection of curricula and policies available up to the time of printing. All students matriculating at the university follow the guidelines and academic requirements espoused by this document, unless they are interrupted by time away from the institution. Students whose attendance is interrupted for at least one semester may be expected to meet the curricular requirements in effect at the time of their return. Students follow the requirements of the catalog in effect at the point of admission. Students transferring from another UW institution follow the guidelines in effect at the point of admission to the UW System. This practice could be affected by a variety of situations, such as collegiate or departmental curricular changes, absence for several semesters or terms and other circumstances. Students must decide to choose between the requirements of one catalog or another; they may not choose to combine catalogs.
Individual departments make announcements concerning changes in degree requirements. Students should remain in contact with their advisors to keep informed about their degree requirements and any possible changes that should occur.
Catalogs are issued to new students when they register for courses The catalog should be kept readily available throughout a student's academic career. The contents of the catalog can also be found on the UW-Platteville home page.
As a reminder, this bulletin is not a contract, but represents announcements of general information, general academic regulations and the university's academic programs extant at the date of publication. Questions concerning the catalog may be directed to your advisor, departmental offices or the Registrar's Office.
UW-Platteville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. In compliance with relevant federal and state civil rights legislation, the university does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, handicap, sex, sexual orientation, developmental disability, national origin, ancestry, marital status, arrest record or conviction record.
Inquiries related to Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action issues may be directed to the Office of Affirmative Action/Personnel.