Undergraduate Bulletin

General University Information

ACCREDITATIONS

The information contained in this publication is based upon current regulations and policies of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Wisconsin Statutes, administrative rules, resolutions of the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System, court decisions, opinions of the Attorney General, regulations and policies of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, and any other rules or decisions from an authoritative source applicable to the university, are among the sources of information in this publication. They are subject to change without notice.

Information contained in this publication is also subject to change without notice. For the most specific, up-to-date information on any subject that is part of this publication, contact the Office of the Assistant Vice Chancellor and Registrar.

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is committed to equal opportunity in its educational programs, activities and employment policies for all persons regardless of race, color, gender, creed, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, Vietnam-era veteran status, parental status and pregnancy. Refer inquiries to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Equal Opportunity, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, WI 53190.

UW-WHITEWATER
800 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190

Campus Directory (414) 472-1234
Touch-Tone Information System (414) 472-4000

CONCERNING                         ADDRESS/TELEPHONE

Admission to the              Admissions Office   
  University                  Baker Hall 
                              (414) 472-1440

Adult and Part-time           Admissions Office
  Enrollment                  Baker Hall 
                              (414) 472-l440

Alumni Information            University Relations
                              Alumni Center
                              (414) 472-1105

Athletic Directors
   Men                        Williams Center 123 
                              (414) 472-1867
   Women                      Williams Center 122 
                              (414) 472-1649

Career Services               Library 2002B 
                              (414) 472-1471

College of Arts &             Center of The Arts 2001 
  Communication               (414) 472-1221

College of  Business          Carlson Hall 4037 
   & Economics                (414) 472-1343

College of Education          Winther Hall 2034
                              (414) 472-1101

College of Letters &          Salisbury Hall 123
  Sciences                    (414) 472-1620

Continuing Education          Roseman 2013 
                              (414) 472-1100

Disabled Student              Roseman 1003 
  Services                    (414) 472-4711
      

Educational                   McCutchan Hall 118
Opportunities Center          (414) 472-1209
     

Financial Aid                 Library 2002A 
                              (414) 472-1130

Graduate School               Roseman 2047
                              (414) 472-1006

Health & Counseling Service   Health Center 1013 
                              (414) 472-1300

Parking Information           Police & Parking Services 
                              (414) 472-4660

Registration                  Baker Hall B-7 
                              (414) 472-1211

Residence Hall Life           Goodhue Hall 200 
                              (414) 472-1151

Summer School Information     Roseman 2013 
                              (414) 472-1100

Tickets for Athletic and      University Center 
  Performing Arts Program     (414) 472-2222

Transcript of Credits         Registrar
                              Baker Hall B-27
                              (414) 472-1213

Transfer of Credits           Admissions Office
                              Baker Hall
                              (414) 472-1440

Veterans' Information         Registrar
                              Baker Hall B-7
                              (414) 472-1211

Workshops, Camps and          Continuing Education       
Conferences                   Roseman 2013
                              (414) 472-1100

MISSION STATEMENT

University of Wisconsin System

Each institution of the University of Wisconsin System shares in the mission of the System which is to develop human resources, to discover and disseminate knowledge, to extend knowledge and its application beyond the boundaries of its campuses, and to serve and stimulate society by developing in students heightened intellectual, cultural, and humane sensitivities, scientific, professional, and technological expertise; and a sense of value and purpose. Inherent in this mission are methods of instruction, research, extended education, and public service designed to educate people and improve the human condition. Basic to every purpose of the System is the search for truth.

The Core Mission of the University Cluster Institutions

With the approved differentiation stated in their selected missions, each university in the Cluster shall:

  1. Offer associate and baccalaureate degree level and selected graduate programs within the context of its approved mission statement.
  2. Offer an environment that emphasizes teaching excellence and meets the educational and personal needs of students through effective teaching, academic advising, counseling and through university-sponsored cultural, recreational and extra-curricular programs.
  3. Offer a core of liberal studies that supports university degrees in the arts, letters, and sciences, as well as specialized professional/technical degrees at the associate and baccalaureate level.
  4. Offer a program of pre-professional curricular offerings consistent with the university's mission.
  5. Expect scholarly activity, including research, scholarship and creative endeavor, that supports its programs at the associate and baccalaureate degree level, its selected graduate programs, and its approved mission statement.
  6. Promote the integration of the extension function, assist the University of Wisconsin-Extension in meeting its responsibility for statewide coordination, and encourage faculty and staff participation in outreach activity.
  7. Participate in interinstitutional relationships in order to maximize educational opportunity for the people of the state effectively and efficiently through the sharing of resources.
  8. Serve the needs of women, minority, disadvantaged, disabled, and non-traditional students and seek racial and ethnic diversification of the student body and the professional faculty and staff.
  9. Support activities designed to promote the economic development of the state.

Select Mission of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

In addition to the system and core missions, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater has the select mission to:

  1. Offer an extensive range of undergraduate programs and degrees, including interdisciplinary programs in letters, sciences, and the arts, as well as programs and degrees leading to professional specialization.
  2. Offer graduate education built clearly upon its undergraduate emphases and strengths with particular emphasis in the fields of business and education.
  3. Expect scholarly activity, including research, scholarship and creative endeavor, that supports its programs at the associate and baccalaureate degree level, its selected graduate programs, and its special mission.
  4. Provide supportive services and programs for students with disabilities.
  5. Recruit minority and non-traditional students and provide support services and programs for them.
  6. Serve as a regional cultural and resource center.
  7. Provide continuing education and outreach programs as an integrated institutional activity.