What is PASS?
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville uses the Pioneer Administrative Software System (PASS)
for many different student and staff functions, including registration, payments, financial aid review, administrative purposes, updating and maintaining student records, and more.
How do I register for a class?
How do I purchase my textbooks and course materials?
You must have your textbook(s) before your courses start.
Textbook costs are not included in tuition and fees. Financial aid is not disbursed until after the start of classes so funds will not be available in time for you to purchase textbooks. For more information, please visit our textbooks page
How do I get technical help?
Can I use my personal email address instead of my university email address?
UW-Platteville utilizes Microsoft Office 365 for its email
and calendar needs. Your uwplatt.edu email address is linked to your official UW-Platteville Office 365 account.
All email and calendar invitations sent from university staff and departments, including your advisors and instructors, will go to your uwplatt.edu email address; therefore, it is necessary for you to use and maintain that account.
Can I purchase Microsoft Office and other software as a discount?
Do distance learners have student representatives?
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville has a virtual Student Advisory Board
that acts as an advocate for distance students. The Board advises the Distance Learning Center regarding student concerns, suggests new initiatives, and acts as a mentoring resource for new and prospective students.
How do I obtain information on disability accommodations?
How do I drop a course?
Before dropping a course, you need to consider how it will impact your academic and financial situation. Review how to drop a distance learning course
and talk with your advisor before proceeding.
How do I update my contact information?
What credits transfer?
There are guidelines that apply to the transfer credits for both undergraduate and graduate programs. Select the program below to review the requirements.
I think I'm ready to graduate. What do I need to do?
At least six months prior to your anticipated graduation date, you should contact your advisor to make sure you've met all degree requirements and can begin the graduation procedures. There is specific graduation information and paperwork for undergraduate programs
and graduate programs
Once you've submitted your graduation paperwork and fee, you'll receive information about the commencement ceremonies and other activities
Can distance education students receive student discounts or utilize on-campus services?
If you live near Platteville and are interested, distance education students (graduate and undergraduate) may pay a segregated fee each semester to utilize select services. For details visit Campus Services for Distance Students
Still have questions?
Contact the Distance Learning Center at 800.362.5460
. Staff is available during the following times:
1 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Monday - Thursday:
6 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
6 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.