Prospective students

Going further, doing more

Graduate & Extended Learning encourages you to explore your graduate school options, and we can answer any questions about applying to UWL. We also provide graduate student scholarships, events and grant opportunities. We are here for you throughout your UWL journey! 

Many UWL campus offices have personnel who work specifically with graduate students. Please visit this listing to find a contact point in specific areas. 

CAMPUS CONTACTS

If you aren't sure where to start, reach out to Graduate & Extended Learning. We are here to help!

GRAD STUDENT PERSPECTIVES

Making UWL home

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Graduate Student Jesimiel Banjiram is an international student from Nigeria. He came to study at UW-La Crosse in 2016, earning his undergraduate degree and then continuing on with UWL's master's program in Student Affairs.

"Looking back, I'll just be thankful for the experiences: the friends I was able to make, the networks I was able to establish. I know that these people would always reach out to me and make sure that — wherever I am in ten years — I'm doing great."

A day in the life of a grad student

Our students were challenged to describe their graduate experience with one image and six words. Enjoy a glimpse of notable entries from our annual "Say it in 6" competition. 

Find out more about the opportunities offered through Graduate & Extended Learning for UWL graduate students.

Lia Landowski, Biology Lia Landowski, Biology
Hannah Ketterhagen, Therapeutic Recreation Hannah Ketterhagen, Therapeutic Recreation
Kristina Morben, Biology Kristina Morben, Biology
Gabrielle Strittmater, Physical Education Teaching Gabrielle Strittmater, Physical Education Teaching
Colin McAllister, Microbiology Colin McAllister, Microbiology
Kristen Baranowski, Biology Kristen Baranowski, Biology
Cortney Cashner, Medical Dosimetry Cortney Cashner, Medical Dosimetry
Molly Censky, Student Affairs Administration and Leadership (Ed.D) Molly Censky, Student Affairs Administration and Leadership (Ed.D)
Hailey Struzynski, Occupational Therapy Hailey Struzynski, Occupational Therapy
Kristina Morben, Biology Kristina Morben, Biology

COMMUNITY INFORMATION

Learn about La Crosse

On-campus students benefit from the beauty of the Driftless Region with opportunities to participate in various outdoor activities, and a thriving downtown atmosphere.

La Crosse Chamber of Commerce info