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 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 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 Technology Services and the Help Desk at 800-806-2890 or

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

Career Services

In need of a job? Looking for help building your resume? Be sure to contact the Career Services center for help related to your professional development.

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.


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.