Student Success

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Accommodations, Study Skills, & Time Management expanding section

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

Student Support Services

Study skills
Skills and resources for academic success

Internships & Careers expanding section

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

Library expanding section

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. 
Policies and Guidelines expanding section

Each course syllabus will contain statements about, or a link to, important campus policies related to academic integrity & misconduct, religious accommodations, sexual misconduct, student concern procedures, students with disabilities, and veterans & active military personnel.

Records and Registration is the source for information about student records, curriculum, and University academic policies and procedures.

The Student Handbook outlines the policies and procedures that apply to students at UWL.

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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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Health & Safety

Basic Needs expanding section

The Emergency Resources page, hosted by the Office of Student Life, provides direct links to tangible resources associated with basic needs such as food, housing, transit, and clothing. Among the other valuable resources are two of particular importance - access to free food and free clothing through the Campus Food Pantry and the Campus Thread.

Health & Wellbeing expanding section

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)

Safety expanding section

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
University Police serves our campus 24 hours a day seven days a week. Emergencies happen without warning so take a few moments to be prepared while knowing you can count on a prompt and professional response from our certified police officers and dispatch staff.

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. 

students walking and biking on campus

College Life

Advocacy & First-Year Support expanding section

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.

New Student and Family Programs
The office of New Student and Family Programs 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: "People with Disabilities", "English Language Learners", "First-Generation College Students", "International Students", "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer, Questioning, Asexual Individuals & Allies", "Ethnic & Racial Minorities", "Returning Adult Students", "Socio-Economically Disadvantaged", "Veterans", and "Womxn".  

Involvement expanding section

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

Residence Life
Residence Life develops living environments to enhance the academic mission of UWL through creating inclusive communities, supporting experiential learning, and building meaningful relationships. They are student-centered, care, and they have fun!

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

Money Matters expanding section

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.

Transfer, Student Parents, & Veterans expanding section

Transfer Students

Transfer Students: Information about transfer credits is available here and advising is provided through the academic advising center or through major if declared. Furthermore, Financial Aid provides a transfer student checklist.

Students Who Are Parents

UWL’s campus child care center is a state licensed and nationally accredited group child care setting providing care and education to the children of UWL students.


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