Important Resources for all Incoming Students

Desire 2 Learn   

  • D2L, or Desire2Learn, is an online course management system used by many UW-La Crosse faculty to enhance face-to-face instruction or teach courses totally online.
  • D2L allows “anytime, anywhere” access to course-related files, electronic dropboxes for assignments, online quizzes and tests, e-mail, and grades.

  • For step-by-step instructions, Tutorials and general help for D2L check out their website for more information

EagleApps Email

  • To log on to your UWL email account you will need to know your 8.4. Your 8.4 is a short way of saying the 8 first letters of your last name "." (point) and the first 4 letters of your first name (this username will be used for various campus computer systems).

  • Your entire e-mail address will be your 8.4 followed by When logging on to your e-mail for the first time, follow the instructions found at this website to set up a password.

  • Please contact the with questions by calling 608.785.8774      

Meal Plan Options and Dining Services

  • If you need to purchase a meal plan, or if you would like to make a change to the plan you have already selected, simply contact The Meal Plan/ID Counter located in 223 Cartwright Center. You will be billed for your Meal Plan/Campus Cash purchase at a later date by the University Business Office.
  • Campus Cash can be purchased and added to your account any time during the semester.
  • Check out our new Dining Program Options!
  • For more questions about Dining Services such as catering and special dietary needs please check out the Dining Services webpage

Traditional Meal Plans  

Students purchasing this plan can use their meals in any of the Whitney Center dining areas and The Cellar.


Plan Meals Per Week Campus Cash Block Meals Price
Basic 14 14 $75 - $1,230
Basic 19 19 $75 - $1,250


In addition to eating in the Whitney Center dining areas and The Cellar, students purchasing these plans can use their block meals in The Galley, Einstein Bros., Murphy’s Mug and Centennial Hall.


Plan Meals Per Week Campus Cash Block Meals Price
14 Plus 14 $75 30 $1,376
19 Plus 19 $75 30 $1,396



Additional Campus Resources

On-Campus Residence Halls

Off-Campus Housing Information

Textbook Rentals

Veteran Services