Registration

At the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, students who have earned more credits schedule earlier. The PASS system will contain your personal registration start date.

UW-Platteville students not currently attending the university must register in person at the Registrar's office. Registration forms are available at the Registrar's office, 101 Brigham Hall. 

Fall and Spring Sessions

Registration Dates

View your start date in PASS, or reference the Advanced Registration Schedule.

New or Returning Students

If you are a new student or a returning student who has been away from UW-Platteville for one semester or more, contact the Office of Admission and Enrollment Management at 608.342.1125 for information on advising and registration.

Advising PIN

Schedule a meeting time with your advisor to obtain your advising PIN number. This PIN number is required to register for classes.

Fees

To register, your account balance must be zero. A $25.00 registration fee will be added to your bill. If you register after the initial billing date, or do not receive a bill, it is your responsibility to get a copy of your bill from the Cashier's office. Failure to receive a bill does not excuse students from payment deadlines.

For further information, contact the Cashier's office at 608.342.1211.

Schedule Changes

For information concerning adding or dropping classes, refer to the Add/Drop Policies.

Academic Load

  • Full-time undergraduate students are enrolled in 12 or more credits during a semester.
  • Half-time students are enrolled in 6 through 11 credits.
  • Less than half-time students are enrolled in 1 through 5 credits.
  • The normal load for full-time students is 15 credits per semester.
  • Students on academic probation may carry no more than 14 credits without special permission.

Pass/Fail

  • If you desire to take courses on a pass/fail basis, you must apply during the first week of class during a semester.
  • You may not use courses taken on a pass/fail basis to fulfill general requirements or major/minor requirements.
  • You may enroll for only one course per semester on a pass/fail basis.

Some courses are offered only on a pass/fail basis and may fulfill graduation requirements.

Auditing Classes

  • Audit classes are counted as part of your total credit load.
  • Audit classes do not count as part of the total credit load for students receiving G.I. Bill educational entitlement from the Veterans Administration.)
  • Attendance is required for an audited class.
  • If a "satisfactory" grade is earned, the class will appear on your transcript. If the grade is "unsatisfactory," the class will not appear on your transcript.

Overloads

Registration for more than 18 credits (including audits, repeats, pass/fail, and P.E. activity classes) is considered an overload. If you wish to register for more than 18 credits the Registrar must approve an overload before you add additional credits.

An overload application form may be obtained from the Registrar's Office, Brigham Hall.

There are additional costs above 18 credits.

Class load limits will be determined by the cumulative GPA set forth as follows:

Academic Status by Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) Units
Less than 2.00 (on academic probation) 14
Less than 2.00 (in good standing) 15
2.00-2.74 CGPA 18
2.75-3.24 CGPA 19
3.25-3.49 CGPA 20
3.50-3.74 CGPA 21
3.75-4.00 CGPA

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Note: Students enrolled for an overload without permission will be required to drop sufficient classes/credits to comply with the prescribed load limit. If a student refuses to drop classes as prescribed, the Registrar and Assistant Vice Chancellor will select the classes to be removed from the record.

Summer Session

Registration Dates

Registration begins the same day as advanced registration for fall. Please refer to the Academic Calendar.

Academic Load

The maximum course load is 9 credits for the summer term.

Schedule Changes

For information concerning adding or dropping classes, refer to the Add/Drop Policies.

Fees

To register, your account balance must be zero. A $25.00 registration fee will be added to your bill.  If you register after the initial billing date or do not receive a bill it is your responsibility to get a copy of your bill from the Cashier's office. Failure to receive a bill does not excuse you from payment deadlines. For further information, contact the Cashier's office at 608.342.1211.

Overloads

Registration for more than 9 credits (including audits, repeats, pass/fail, and P.E. activity classes) is considered an overload. If you wish to register for more than 9 credits the Registrar must approve an overload before you add additional credits. An overload application form may be obtained from the Registrar's Office, Brigham Hall.

There are additional costs above 9 credits.

Winter Session

Registration Dates

Registration begins the same day as spring session, refer to PASS for your specific registration appointment. Otherwise, you can view the Advanced Registration Schedule.

Academic Load

The maximum credit load for winter session is 4 credits.

Course Cancellations

Course enrollments will be reviewed mid-December and courses with insufficient enrollment will be cancelled.

Schedule Changes

For information concerning adding or dropping classes, refer to the Add/Drop Policies.

Fees

Payment in full is due on or before the first day of class. A $25.00 registration fee will be added to your bill.  Late fees and finance charges will be applied in accordance with established billing procedures. For further information, contact the Cashier's office at 608.342.1211.