Cooper Living and Learning Center

Cooper

The Cooper Living and Learning Center is a residence hall located at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville's Pioneer Farm, seven miles from the main campus.  The Cooper LLC is home to the Agricultural Living Learning Community facilitated by the School of Agriculture, in collaboration with staff from the Department of Residence Life.  The Cooper Agriculture Living and Learning Community is for Junior and Senior students, consideration also given to Sophomore standing students, who are majoring or minoring with the School of Agriculture.  Students choosing to select Cooper Living and Learning Center as a housing option are contracting with the Department of Residence Life for the academic year. This LLC specializes in programming to prepare you for life beyond college in your agricultural career.  Activities may include: employer visits, faculty visits, resume and interviewing workshops, etc.  If you are not selected to participate by the School of Agriculture, via the interview process, and you complete this housing contract, you will be required to reside in another on-campus residence hall space.  Contact Mindy Freiburger at 342-1295

Resident Director

From the desk of the resident director

Happy December Cooper LLC!

Hard to believe the semester will be wrapping up in three weeks. Time sure does fly by when you are having a great time.

Remember to do the following:

  • The semester is winding down and finals are fast approaching. I recommend taking a look at the finals exam schedule which can be found on the registrars website
  • Attend your mandatory wing meeting that will take place prior to finals week. The RAs will be going over closing information and the steps you need to take to leave for the semester.  

Snow Emergency Parking (SEP)

  • The university has worked with the city of Platteville to avoid abiding by the alternate side parking on city streets. Meaning, every night students would need to move their cars to the opposite side of the street for snow removal. 
  • SEP is in effect from November 15 - April 1. 
  • University police will issue $50 parking citation for any vehicle parked in violation of the SEP rules and the vehicle will be towed. The towing charge is $100 in addition to the $50 citation. 
  • SEP can be declared for the streets and/or lots. 
  • For more information visit the SEP webpage

Academic Support Programs (ASP)

  • ASP is located on the 3rd floor of Brigham Hall. Feel free to stop by the office, call at 608.342.1081, or email at academicsupport@uwplatt.edu
  • They provide tutoring, writing assistance, academic coaching, academic advising, peer workshop instruction, and connections to a variety of resources that support learning.

Safety Tip of the Month | Illness and Water Main Breaks.

Airborne illnesses are quite common on college campuses. Generally high stress times (such as finals) tend to wear down a person’s immune system and make them more susceptible for illness. Make sure you are keeping yourself safe and healthy this year as we go into the final weeks of the semester.

Water main breaks can cause significant property damage to the affected area. In the case of a water main break, please be sure to report the issue and remain clear of the area. Be on the lookout for information from hall staff regarding water usage and any further directions. If the water main is in an area that affects a residence hall, water usage may be limited or unavailable for a certain amount of time.

 

Taylor M. Burke
McGregor Hall Resident Director
Cooper Living and Learning Center Resident Director
608.342.3250
burketa@uwplatt.edu

Residence Life: Cooper Information

Cooper Living Learning Center Info

Sign up for Cooper LLC returning students begins in February. You are signing an academic year long contract that is legally binding.    Should you not meet the criteria during the placement process through the School of Agriculture, your contract with the Department of Residence Life is still legally binding and you will need to sign up for a different residence hall for 2019-20.

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