Early Orientation, Advisement and Registration

New Freshmen and Transfer students who have earned 21 credits or less will have the opportunity to participate in a special early advisement and registration summer program!

The Summer Orientation Advisement and Registration program is a mandatory, one-and-a-half day event which is designed to provide new students with basic information about academic requirements, areas of study and the opportunity to enroll for fall semester classes early as well as the chance to resolve various questions about financial aid, residence life and living on campus.  As a participant, you will meet and work with peer mentors and academic advisors to help prepare you for course selection and registration in your fall classes. Students can even experience a taste of dorm life with an overnight stay in a UW-Superior Residence Hall!

Who is eligible to participate?

New students who have been officially admitted, have paid their $100 enrollment fee, and who have submitted all official high school and college transcripts, including in-progress college course work are eligible.  New freshmen who are earning advanced placement credits via an AP test should contact the Center for Academic Advising.

First Year Seminars

The First Year Experience is part of a package of initiatives designed to integrate students into the campus community and its public liberal arts mission.  The First Year Seminars, as part of this initiative is a group of courses designed to introduce first year students to the liberal arts through active and collaborative learning, critical thinking, and reflective judgment.

How do I sign up for this event?

Eligible students must complete and submit the SOAR Student Reservation form.  Students submitting reservation form will receive their confirmation via their UWS e-mail account.  Information on how to access your UWS e-mail account was sent to you with your acceptance letter.  If you encounter difficulties accessing your UWS e-mail, contact the UWS Help Desk at 715-394-8300 .

What if I can't attend a session?

Attendance at the Summer Orientation, Advisement and Registration session is mandatory; however, if you cannot arrange to attend a session due to an extenuating circumstance, contact the Center for Academic Advising for information about alternative advisement/registration options.

Travel Information

Note:  It is the student's responsibility to be knowledgeable of policies and procedures regarding to academic requirements, dates, and deadlines as indicated in the on-line UWS catalog and academic calendar.

Academic Calendar

Major and Minors

University Studies Requirements

How to Find Your Placement Test Scores