Student success

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Academic Advising (campus-wide information)
Questions about academic advising? Not sure where to go? Start here!

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Murphy Library provides access to resources to aid research and studying:

  • A large, diverse collection of digital and print resources.
  • Facilities designed to accommodate a variety of learning preferences.
  • Technology that aids research and studying.
  • Staff to help students find what they need. 
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Tutoring schedule
Use this handy tool to find out when subjects you're interested in offer tutoring help. Use the checkboxes to select your subjects and pick a day to find a time that works for you.

Murphy Learning Center (MLC)
Tutoring, Writing Center, Public Speaking.   All UW-La-Crosse students can receive free tutoring services in a variety of courses, as well as utilize the Writing Center and the Center for Public Speaking at the MLC.   In addition to on-site tutoring they can also direct you to tutoring offered by other campus departments.

Office of Multicultural Student Services (OMSS)

The OMSS peer tutoring program provides free course specific tutoring to multicultural UWL undergraduate students upon request.

Student Support Services (SSS)
SSS provides academic, personal, career, and financial advising and support services to low income and first generation college students, as well as students with disabilities.

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ACCESS center
ACCESS center collaborates with students with disabilities to identify, reduce, or eliminate barriers to obtaining education within the most integrated settings possible.

Study skills and time management
Academic skills, self-assessments, stress management and much more

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Career Services
Handshake: Internship & Employment, Determine Career Goals, Resumes, Cover Letters & Interviewing

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Eagle Alert allows instructors to provide feedback during the 5th week of classes regarding academic progress. The student receives an email and can access the feedback through WINGS after an instructor and/or advisor provides feedback.

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Health & Safety

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Blue Light Emergency Phones
In case of an emergency simply press the button on the blue light phone and it will connect you with University Police.  

Report a Concern (where to begin)

Safe Ride Program
The Safe Ride bus offers a safe ride between downtown and campus on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. There are stops on and off campus, around town and downtown, which are marked with a maroon and silver Safe Ride bus sign.

University Police

Violence Prevention
Student Life: Violence Prevention  is here to assist you with advocacy, information, and support, so that you can make informed choices about the options available to you in situations such as, sexual assault, stalking, violence or abuse in a relationship.. Services are free, confidential, and available to all UWL students, faculty, and/or staff members.

UWL Alert Emergency Response
Campus Police are responsible for issuing a timely warning when a crime is reported to or brought to the attention of the Campus Police that there is a serious or on-going threat to the safety of members of the campus community. Information also comes from other law enforcement agencies. Every attempt will be made to distribute the warning promptly; however, the release is subject to the availability of accurate facts concerning the incident. CodeRed is used to enable local government officials to record, send and track personalized messages to thousands of residents in minutes.

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Student Health Center
Located on the UWL campus (across from Whitney Center) and is open to UWL students and supported by your student fees, making the services available to you a no or low cost.

Caring, compassionate, and confidential.  On campus counseling services available to UWL students free of charge.

Wellness Resource Center
Empowers students and staff by providing them with the knowledge and tools necessary to lead a healthy, balanced lifestyle. 

Athletics, Fitness, and Recreation
Intercollegiate Athletics, Intramural Sports, Outdoor Connection, Recreational Eagle Center (REC)

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College Life

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Want to get involved? Check out all of the recognized UWL student organizations on MyOrgs, the online student organization hub.

Residence Life and RHAC
Residence Hall Association Council, or R.H.A.C., is a student run organization that serves residents by advocating for their best interests and concerns.

Student Association
Student Association is the student governing body at UWL. Become involved with Student Association and let your voice be heard.

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Advocacy and Empowerment

The Student Life Office supports students in distress through the lens of advocacy and empowerment. We believe it is important to advocate for students as well as empower students to utilize their strengths to develop self-efficacy to persist through distressing events.

First-Year Experience
Student Life Office: First -Year Experience assists all new students and their families as they transition into college and continue to be successful students.

Student Support Services(SSS)

SSS provides academic, personal, career, and financial advising and support services to low income and first generation college students, as well as students with disabilities.

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Diversity resources

Resources and services provided for UWL students who identify as  Racial & Ethnic Minority, International, LGBTIQQA, First Generation, Returning Adult, and Veteran.

Pride Center

Our Center seeks to provide ample educational opportunities and resources for UWL's students, faculty & staff including ally workshops, trainings, clubs, panels, books, documentaries, speakers, & student-led programs on current issues in our community.

Eagle Mentoring

Eagle Mentoring Program (EMP) is a collaborative program between the Office of Multicultural Student Services and the College of Liberal Studies designed to help 2nd year historically under-represented students be motivated and inspired to achieve academic excellence.

English as a Second Language (ESL Institute)

The ESL Institute at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse endeavors to help students develop the necessary academic skills, English language skills, and cross-cultural competence to be successful in a university setting. 

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Financial Information
A great array of resources on how to pay for college.

Cashier's Office
Where you can go to pay a balance or find more information about what you might owe.

It Make$ Cents!
IMC! is located in 2103 Centennial Hall on the University of Wisconsin La Crosse Campus. We are here to make your fiscal problems easier to handle

Scholarship Resource Center
UWL’s Scholarship Resource Center (SRC) encourages students to focus on alternative funding options that match up with their personal achievements and unique personalities. SRC is committed to helping students locate scholarships that fit their unique qualifications, educate them regarding submitting high quality applications and ultimately, see them further their education by receiving scholarships to fund that education.




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Transfer and Veteran Student Coordinator
Academic advisement to new student veteran and transfer students on campus.  

Financial Aid transfer student checklist

Veteran services
Veterans benefits, veteran specific resources, and the Veterans Center.