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  • Transfer Students

    Welcome to UW-L!


    College of Liberal Studies, School of Arts and Communications, School of Education




    1. If you have not already done so, pay your $100 enrollment deposit. Your transfer credit evaluation will then be completed and you will be able to view your transfer credit evaluation in your WINGS Student Center. Your transfer credit report will typically be available within 2 weeks of receiving your enrollment deposit. You will receive an email notification when the evaluation of your credits is complete.

    • Do it right away!

    2. After the evaluation is complete, call the CLS Academic Services Office, 608-785-5454, to schedule a face-to-face or phone appointment. Your appointment will be scheduled with Tim, Kathy, or Pete depending on your major. During your appointment your advisor will:

    • Review your transfer credit evaluation
    • Review and explain your Advisement Report (see #3 below)
    • Recommend courses for your first semester at UW-L
    • Review your Major plan and add/discuss a Minor or Pre-Professional track plan.
    • Answer any other questions

     Tim Walls: works with Art, Music, English, Modern Languages, 

    Communication Studies, Theatre Arts, and Philosophy majors

    Tim Walls


    Kathy Elgin: works with Psychology Majors



    Peter Stovall: works with Archaeology, History, Political Science,  

    Public Administration, Sociology,  Anthropology, and 

    Women's Studies majors as well as teacher education candidates


    3. Prior to your appointment, use the tutorials (links listed below) to get acquainted with WINGS and 

        your Advisement Report.

    • WINGS Help page (with many tutorials) here
    • General WINGS overview found here
    • Advisement Report (AR) Tutorial here


    Registration Tips and Additional Resources


    • Use your advisement report (AR) to identify courses you need to complete
    • Create your tentative class schedule:
    • Register at your assigned time for the best selection of classes. View your enrollment date in your WINGS Student Center