New Student Seminar

New Student Seminar

More than 90% of the freshman class at UW-W enrolls in the New Student Seminar.

Why? Freshmen who take this course are more likely to return for their sophomore year and have a higher graduation rate than those who don't take the course.

Get set to jump start your academic career as a Warhawk! Register for the New Student Seminar (INTRAUNV 104) a course designed to help first year students make a successful transition into university life. This one-credit class will help you

CONNECT with the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

  • Become familiar with student services that support your transition to the university.
  • Explore personal, academic and career goals.
  • Reflect on personal values and identity and recognize the diversity of our campus community.

ACHIEVE academic success

  • Develop critical and creative thinking skills.
  • Practice effective and appropriate communication skills.
  • Examine the purposes of higher education and the value of a liberal education.

SUCCEED in a changing world

  • Learn and apply strategies for personal success, academic success and lifelong learning.
  • Understand your rights and responsibilities as a student and community member.
  • Recognize the personal, social and environmental impact of your choices.

When you meet with your academic adviser at Plan-It Purple ask for the New Student Seminar. You will be glad that you did!


First Year Experience Office
UC 245
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190

Contact Us

Phone: (262) 472-3205
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