Welcome Message from Chancellor, Joe Gow


Dear Students,

It's such a pleasure to welcome you into the UW-L family and to our beautiful campus.  Because there are many fine universities and colleges available to you, we realize it can be challenging to decide where to pursue your educational goals.  That's why we're so delighted you've made UW-L your university of choice.  We promise to do everything possible to help you have an outstanding educational experience here. 

The time you spend working toward and achieving your educational goals will be stimulating, rewarding and memorable.  In particular, you'll find this campus to be full of warm and welcoming faculty and staff who are committed to helping you.  One of the first responsibilities you have in coming to campus is to take full advantage of the services available to you.  And the first step in that process is to learn about all the resources we have to offer.  Our New Student Orientation program is an enjoyable experience designed to provide you with information and activities to make a smooth transition from your home to your new college community.  Please take full advantage of this program.  It will make a difference in how quickly you capitalize on all that a college experience can be.  I hope to see you at our annual "Chillin' with the Chancellor" concert on Saturday, August 31, at 8:00pm on the Wittich lawn near the Hoeschler Clock Tower.  I'm looking forward to showing you that while we work hard here at UW-L, we know how to have a good time, too!

Best wishes for a great experience,


Joe Gow