Bridgeway Commons Home
Opened in Fall of 2013, Bridgeway Commons is home to approximately 440 students. Students in Bridgeway Commons live in two-bedroom suites where four people share a bathroom and shower. Bridgeway Commons is home to the campus' all you care to eat dining facility, located on the lower level. Residents enjoy numerous amenities throughout the building which include high speed internet access in every bedroom and elevator access to all floor levels. The entire building is air conditioned and each suite is fully furnished. Each of the floors has a kitchen, lounge and laundry facilities. Other public areas include the main desk, mailroom, lobby areas, multipurpose rooms, recreation room, Jamba Juice and fireplace. Bridgeway Commons also hosts the Healthy Living Interest Community, with programming toward personal wellness. Bridgeway Commons remains open during the official academic year and breaks.
From the Desk of the Resident Director
Greetings from Southwest Wisconsin!
Leaves falling, pumpkin spice everything, cooler weather, football, giving thanks…it must be November!
Daylight Savings Time = Fall Back 1 hour on Nov. 3
Remember we have a lot of great resources on campus to help you succeed in your classes. provides a plethora of resources! From the Writing Center to countless tutoring and academic coaching options, the third floor of Brigham is a great place to start with any of your academic needs. The last day to withdraw from a class is November 9th.
Academic Advising starts this month in preparation for Spring Registration for Classes. Schedule an appointment with your advisor as early as you can, to avoid missing your registration window. If you have questions about this process please feel free to reach out to an RA or Academic Support Programs or other Advisors on campus.
Community Night & Hall Involvement Team: We have a Fall Bash scheduled for Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at 7 pm.
The residence halls close 6:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 21 and reopen Noon, Sunday, November 25 but students can remain if they wish.
Residents staying in the halls for all or part of the Thanksgiving Break:
- Must register online at www.uwplatt.edu/residence-life. Scroll below Quick Links and click on Thanksgiving Break Sign up.
- There is no additional charge to stay during the Thanksgiving Break.
- There is limited staff support during the vacation, and University Police are available for emergency assistance.
Safety Tips of the Month: Safety Tip of the Month: Lock up your valuables. Thefts can happen in a matter of seconds causing you to lose your laptop, phone, wallet, etc. Be sure to lock your door when you aren’t home or sleeping, don’t leave your items unattended on campus, and keep your vehicle locked.
As always, do not hesitate to stop by my office with any questions, or to just let me know how things are going.
Front Desk Tel: 608.342.7305
RA On-Call Tel: 608.778.8414
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Rm # Bridgeway Commons
1200 Southwest Road
Platteville, WI 53818-3301