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new Student Registration
New Student Registration is a day for new students and their parents/guests to learn more about the transition to UW-Platteville. Students will also register for classes with the assistance of faculty, staff and peer advisors. NSR is your first official day as a UW-Platteville Pioneer.
What happens at New Student Registration?
- Overview of registration process
- Campus life and information sessions with current student peer advisors
- Campus ID photo taken
- Dining Services, Financial Aid and Student Housing sessions for parents and guests
- Student Services Fair (and lunch)
- Meetings with faculty advisors
- Transition and Student Success sessions
- Registration for fall semester classes
- Optional campus tours
reserve a date for Nsr
Registration materials are mailed to all admitted students in February. Students who are admitted after that time will receive materials in the mail within a few weeks of admission. If you do not receive registration materials, contact the New Student Registration office at 608.342.1183 or email@example.com.
The NSR mailing will contain: a checklist of items that must be completed prior to registering for classes, information regarding UW System English and Math Placement Testing, and instructions to go online and reserve your date for New Student Registration. To reserve a date, you will need your Applicant Account User ID and password information previously sent to you from the Admission Office. If you have misplaced this login information, please contact the Admission office at 608.342.1125 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The enrollment deposit must be paid before you will be able to access the reservation system and select a date to sign up for NSR. Dates are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. View a step-by-step guide to the NSR Reservation process.
New transfer students entering UW-Platteville have the opportunity to register for courses along with the continuing students during Advance Registration each semester. Please visit Transfer Student Registration for more information.
UW System Placement Testing is required for all new freshman students. Placement tests in English and mathematics must be completed at least three weeks prior to your New Student Registration date. The foreign language test is optional, but is recommended for students considering study of a foreign language. The results of placement test scores will be used to place students in appropriate college-level courses based on level of ability, including remedial courses. Students should prepare for placement testing and do their best.
Students may sign up for placement testing through the UW System link when reserving a date for NSR. NSR dates fill quickly, so it is important to reserve a date to attend NSR even though the placement tests have not been completed. Placement test results will be available to students on the date that they attend NSR to register for fall classes.
Regional Placement Testing is offered on multiple dates in the spring at various UW System campuses. Students who are not able to take the test close to home in the spring may register for Residual Placement Testing at UW-Platteville on one of the selected dates during the summer, then attend NSR the day after testing. This option limits the days that can be chosen to attend NSR. See Testing Options for details on how, when, and where students can test. Remember, you can sign up for NSR before you take your placement tests.
Visit the UW System Center for Placement Testing for additional information about and/or to take a practice test.
The fee for NSR is $145 per student and will be deferred to the student's tuition bill. This fee covers the cost of summer and fall registration, fall orientation programs, materials, mailings, student staff and meals for the student and two guests. If additional guests attend, the cost is $15 per person payable at check-in the morning of the student's assigned NSR date.
Overnight lodging is available for students and guests in a UW-Platteville residence hall the evening before their scheduled NSR date. Students will be placed with other students; family members will be placed together as space allows. Items provided by the residence hall include bed linens, pillows, towels, and washcloths. Check in at the residence hall is between 5–8 p.m. on the day prior to NSR. The cost for each person is $25. Reservations can be made online when signing up for NSR or at Overnight Accomodations for New Student Registration.
Local hotels and motels in Platteville:
- Country Inn by Carlson: 630 South Water Street | Phone: 608.348.7373 or 1.800.456.4000
- Mound View Inn: 1755 East Highway 151 | Phone: 608.348.9518
- Super 8 Motel: 100 Highway 80/81 | Phone: 608.348.8800 or 1.800.800.8000
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, we will make every effort for reasonable accommodations requested by individuals with disabilities. Students as well as family and friends with special disability needs should state their request when signing up for registration. All locations used during NSR are wheelchair accessible. Requests are confidential. Contact the New Student Registration office at 608.342.1183 or email@example.com.
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Students will choose one day to attend.
NSR begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends by 4 p.m.
- Monday, June 16
- Tuesday, June 17
- Wednesday, June 18
- Thursday, June 19
- Friday, June 20
- Monday, June 23
- Tuesday, June 24
- Wednesday, June 25
- Thursday, June 26
- Friday, June 27
- Monday, July 14
- Tuesday, July 15
- Wednesday, July 16
- Thursday, July 17
- Friday, July 18
- Submit enrollment deposit and contract.
- Sign up for a date to take the UW System placement tests.
Reserve a date to attend NSR.
- You can sign up for NSR before you take the placement tests.
- Sign up early, sessions fill quickly.
Take the UW System English and math placement tests.
- Foreign language text is optional.
- Don't forget to bring a photo ID!
- Send official scores and transcripts.