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Education for Veterans at UW-Whitewater


During each of the past four years, UW-Whitewater has proudly accepted the Military Friendly School designation by GI Jobs magazine. This designation is bestowed upon institutions which represent the top 15% of colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide that are doing the most to embrace America's veterans as students and which have been determined to offer you and your spouse the best education value and welcome. More than 7000 schools in the U.S. were considered for the list. We continually strive to meet those high standards to best serve our student veterans and military personnel. Our goal as a campus community is to support you on your journey to become successful on campus, both academically and personally.

We are grateful for your service to our country and proud that you have chosen to learn more about our University to continue your educational and career goals. If you have any questions about UW Whitewater or the admissions process, please contact us!

Dave Hahn, Admissions Representative 
Adult, Veteran and Online Admissions
(262) 472-3157 

General Admissions/Reception Desk
(262) 472-1440


The University is approved by the State Approval Agency. Veterans may receive a minimum of 4 elective units if they received an honorable discharge after six months or more of service or if they were discharged into the National Guard or Reserves. The discharge certificate (DD214) must be submitted to the Admissions Office to obtain these units.Credit may be granted for military training and experience if the guide compiled by the American Council on Education so recommends. Students should consult the Admissions Office about this type of credit. Students submitting the AARTS, SMART or Community College of the Air Force transcripts may be evaluated to receive additional elective or degree credits.

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Roseman Building 2060
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1791

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