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New Student Registration

Admitted for Spring 2019? - Sign-up is now available!

Admitted for Fall 2019? - Sign-up will begin February 1st

New Student Registration (NSR) 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.

Secure Your Place

To reserve a date, you will first access PASS, and use your Applicant Account User ID and password information previously sent to you from Admission and Enrollment Services. If you have misplaced this login information, please contact Admission and Enrollment Services at The enrollment agreement and deposit must be completed before you will be able to access the reservation system in PASS and select a date to sign up for NSR. Instructions for completing the enrollment agreement can be found on the Admission page.

Step-by-step instructions for how to access the reservation in PASS can be found at: /admission/nsr-reservation


All incoming freshmen are required to take the UW System placement tests in math and English. The foreign language test is optional.

For more information about placement testing, please go to: /academic-support/placement-testing


Admitted for Spring 2019? - Sign up is now available!

Admitted for Fall 2019? - Sign up begins February 1st

You can reserve your date for NSR in PASS even though you haven’t taken the placement tests. To get started:

• Log in to your PASS account at /its/pass
• Click on UWP Satellite System
• Click on Reserve a Date
• Follow the steps to complete your reservation

Step-by-step instructions for how to access the reservation in PASS can be found at: /admission/nsr-reservation

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.

Registration Fee

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.


Lodging information for the city of Platteville is available on Platteville Chamber website.

For Summer NSR only, Overnight accommodations are available for students and guests in a UW-Platteville residence hall the evening before the student's scheduled NSR date. For more information visit the NSR On Campus Overnight Accommodations.

Special Accommodations

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 Academic Support Programs at 608.342.1081 or  

What happens at New Student Registration?

Introductory  Video    Overview of registration process
    Campus life and information sessions with current student peer advisors
    Campus ID photo taken
    Initiate official campus account including email
    Dining Services, Financial Aid and Student Housing sessions for parents and guests
    Campus Resource Fair (and lunch)
    Meetings with faculty advisors
    Transition and Student Success sessions
    Registration for fall semester classes
    Optional campus tours


• Parking: You may park in any commuter parking lot (recommended lots: 4,6,9 and 26 -- no parking pass needed) or on the street (observe posted signs for restrictions). Driving directions may be found here: /admission/visit. Campus and parking maps are available at: /explore/maps.
Clothing: Wear casual clothes and comfortable walking shoes. Bring an umbrella or raingear if needed. We suggest dressing in layers, as air-conditioned buildings may be cold.
Photo I.D.: Students must bring a photo I.D. to receive an official username and password.

Still have questions?

Visit FAQ about New Student Registration.

PSS: NSR Dates

NSR Dates 2019

Spring 2019 Admits

Friday, January 18

Fall 2019 Admits

Students will choose one day to attend.


  • Monday, June 10
  • Tuesday, June 11
  • Wednesday, June 12
  • Thursday, June 13
  • Friday, June 14


  • Monday, June 17
  • Tuesday, June 18
  • Wednesday, June 19
  • Thursday, June 20
  • Friday, June 21


  • Monday, July 8
  • Tuesday, July 9
  • Thursday, July 11
  • Friday, July 12

PSS: NSR Checklist

NSR Checklist
  • 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 test is optional.
  • Attend NSR.
    • Don't forget to bring a photo ID!
  • Send official scores and transcripts.