Academic Support

Academic Support

As a Distance Learning student, you have access to many of the campus resources and services available to students. Explore the many options below to learn more about services and resources available to you. When you're not sure who to contact, e-mail dlc@uwsuper.edu or call 877-528-6597. We're here for you.

Distance Learning Library Services

All of Jim Dan Hill Library's services and resources are available to Distance Learning students. Be sure to check out the Distance Learning Library to learn more about the services and guides available.

Online Tutoring Services

As a Distance Learning Student, you have access to free 24/7 online tutoring services via StudentNest.com. Click on live support. Request a tutoring session; provide your UW-Superior email address (as your username). Click on the link provided and log in to your session. Your password is URsuperior.

Writing Center

If you're looking for help writing a paper or need a second set of eyes to help with revising and editing, the Writing Center is always available to Distance Learning Students. With online consultations and extended hours for every term, you'll be able to get the help you need.

Proctoring for Exams

Some courses and exams require a qualified administrator to proctor an exam. Learn more about when proctors are required, how to obtain proctors and the procedures for ordering exams on our Proctoring for Exams page.

Technology Services

If you're experiencing any technology trouble, please contact the Technology Services Help Desk.

Disability Support Services

Disability Support Services is focused on helping students in need achieve success in the classroom. Contact them at 715-394-8188 or e-mail disability@uwsuper.edu.

Career Services

Career Services provides a wealth of online resources for distance learning students in resume building, cover letter writing, and job and internship seeking. Students may also e-mail their resume and cover letters to Career Services to be reviewed by a career counselor.

‘Jacket Jobs is UW-Superior’s official web recruiting system, where students can review jobs, volunteer opportunities, and internships posted by regional, national, and global employers, network with recruiters, and view upcoming career events hosted by Career Services. ‘Jacket Jobs is part of the “Jobs for Wisconsin Grads” Consortium, where employers can connect with students on 13 state university campuses at one time.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid may be available for your program. Please visit Financial Aid Office for more information on eligibility requirements, and how to apply.

Veteran and Nontraditional Students

If you're a Veteran or Nontraditional student, be sure to contact the Veteran and Nontraditional Student Center to learn about the resources available to adult learners, the childcare subsidy program, and information regarding Veteran benefits.

Bookstore

To purchase books, course materials, and Yellowjacket apparel, be sure to check out 'Jacket Book and Supply. Online ordering is available and many textbook offerings include e-books!

Testing Information

All University of Wisconsin students who have not completed a college level mathematics course must take the Wisconsin Math Placement Test, available at all UW campuses and at testing centers nationwide. Visit the Placement Testing page for information on scheduling a test.

Students pursuing the Elementary Education major will complete Praxis Tests for program admission and for admission to student teaching.

Students may meet requirements for a number of UW-Superior courses through CLEP/Dantes tests.