Student Services at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County is a great place to start for questions you may have about the campus. Feel free to call, email or make an appointment with a member of the staff to get the information and assistance you need.
Contact Student Services at 207 Lange Center, call 608.355.5230. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Academic Success Center
The campus Academic Success Center (ASC) at UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County is designed to support you as reach your academic goals. Both professional and peer tutors can help you understand basic course concepts, proven study methods, and develop skills to succeed in their classes.
The ASC is located in the Umhoefer Building, Room A151, on the lower level and open 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Quiet study spaces open during regular campus hours and tutoring is available on a walk-in or appointment basis. See tutor schedules posted throughout campus.
For more information, contact ASC Coordinator Claire Reinke at 608.355.5308 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Access individual and small group tutoring in a variety of disciplines: Math, writing, philosophy, psychology, and sociology. Other discipline-specific tutors may be available upon request.
- Find one-on-one or small group support in study skills, effective note taking, reading strategies for academic texts, and reducing test taking anxiety.
- Individual and small group study rooms, campus computers and printers, and skill clinics on a variety of academic success topics are also available.
Academic advising is a very important part of your experience at UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County. Advisors are available to assist you in developing educational plans that are compatible with your life goals. Your academic advisor can help you:
- Explore your academic and career goals.
- Select classes that promote your progress toward your degree.
- Choose classes that help you explore your interests, identify your eventual major, or identify courses needed for a major already chosen.
- Build a class schedule that balances your homework and class load.
- Connect with a knowledgeable professional in your chosen field.
How you access an advisor depends upon whether you’re a new freshman, transfer or re-entry student.
If you're a new freshman, you’ll meet with an academic advisor from the Solution Center prior to the start of your first semester, as part of the course registration process during orientation. An individual advisor will then be assigned to you for your freshman year. They will also serve as your first-year seminar instructor. As you continue into your second year, you'll work more closely with an advisor from the Solution Center.
Transfer and re-entry students
If you're a transfer or re-entry student, you’ll meet with an academic advisor from the Solution Center prior to the start of your first semester. You'll continue to work with an advisor throughout your time at UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County.
Student services provides support for student academic and career development. In addition, the UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County Library offers a wide variety of up-to-date career information, books, and catalogs for all the University of Wisconsin and independent schools in Wisconsin. To further explore majors offered through the UW System, visit MajorMania.
Campus Counseling Center
24-Hour Emergency Crisis Hotline: 800.533.5692
Under Pressure? It's OK to ask for help!
In college, you can sometimes feel like the weight of the world is on you. If you’re ever feeling anxious, depressed or hopeless, know that you are not alone and there are sources readily available to help you. Data from college students across the country showed that at some point in the previous year:
- 30% felt so depressed that it was difficult to function
- 47% felt things were hopeless
- 49% felt overwhelming anxiety
- 60% felt very lonely
- 87% felt overwhelmed by all they had to do
If you’re having any of these feelings, reach out for help by contacting the Campus Counseling Center. The Center offers free sessions during semesters for UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County students. We're here to help with all mental health issues, stress management, test taking anxiety, relationship issues, parenting, addictions, and more.
- Individual counseling
- Group counselor
- Couples counseling
- Workshops for the campus community
- Referrals for other needed services
Our counselor can be reached at 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Emails are checked and responded to daily.
The counselor is also available by appointment during the following hours:
- Monday: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.