A studentís first year at UW-Platteville is an opportunity to explore and develop an individualís identity and future direction. The University is committed to creating a safe environment conducive for learning, engagement and personal growth. To chart a pathway for success, each student will embark on an individual journey to explore and complete a degree. The First Year Experience Program is dedicated to creating opportunities for students to develop academic and social skills that are necessary to successfully complete this journey. See Outcomes.