Personalized support, when you need it

From day one at UW-Platteville, you will find the advantages of a large university—challenging academics, state-of-the-art labs, and renowned faculty—combined with the benefits of a small, supportive, safe environment. The health and well-being of every student is a priority at UW-Platteville, where we are committed to providing you with a comprehensive range of support services that will help you grow and succeed personally and academically.

Academic support

Academic Support Programs

Our Academic Support Programs offers a comprehensive range of services to equip you for success. We provide tutoring, writing assistance, academic coaching and advising, peer workshop instruction, and connections to a variety of other resources.

College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science Student Success Programs

When you are enrolled in UW-Platteville’s engineering programs, you will find a strong network of support directly related to your needs. The College of EMS’s robust Student Success Programs include a collaborative space for studying, tutoring, and teamwork, as well as a nationally-recognized Women in Engineering, Mathematics, and Science Program.

TRIO Student Support Services

TRIO Student Support Services is a federal program that provides a variety of free support services to help our participants become successful college graduates. We provide academic advising, assistance with accessing campus resources, help with understanding your financial aid package, mentoring, tutoring, opportunities to participate in social/cultural activities, and much more.

Safety

At UW-Platteville, the safety of our students, faculty, and staff is paramount. Our University Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and work. The department consists of a chief, sergeant, and seven full-time police officers, and an officer is always on duty, 24 hours a day. Additional measures such as an emergency text message notification system, Safe Walk program, and comprehensive emergency management planning further enhance the safety of our campus community. Read or download our Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report.

Health

Student Health Services

Student Health Services will provide you with high quality, primary health care that is accessible, personalized, and fiscally responsible. Our health care professionals emphasize health education and prevention, and promote healthy behaviors and lifestyle choices to help students be personally and academically successful.

Counseling Services

University Counseling Services is the primary source of mental health counseling for students on campus. Confidential, short-term counseling assists students with personal, social, developmental, academic, or career concerns related to their education progress, personal growth, and general well-being.

Accessibility

Services for Students with Disabilities assists in obtaining academic accommodations and/or auxiliary aids for students with a documented disability. Our staff review documentation and meet with students to determine appropriate accommodations, as well as work closely with professors and offices across campus to ensure accessibility.

Veteran Services

UW-Platteville is proud to support our veteran students. We are a designated Yellow Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and for six consecutive years, we have been ranked as a military-friendly school. Our Wright Center for Non-Traditional and Veteran Students is committed to providing support and enhancing the experience of our veteran students.

Diversity

Office of Multicultural Student Affairs

The mission of the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs is to support retention and academic attainment for African-American, Native American, Latino/a, and Asian students. Our goal is to help these underrepresented minority students successfully navigate higher education, seek leadership opportunities, and prepare for their professional and educational futures.

Gender and Sexuality

The Patricia A. Doyle Center for Gender and Sexuality is an advocate for LGBTQ and allied students, faculty, and staff, and aims to educate our campus on the unique and diverse issues and challenges surrounding sexuality and gender.

Career Planning and Professional Development

The Career and Professional Development Office assists students in all things related to exploring careers and finding a job, from résumé help and mock interviewing to professional networking events with employers, and more. Our career fairs—held in the fall and spring—continue to grow, reaching a record number recently of more than 360 employers vying for UW-Platteville’s talented students.