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At this program, you will:

  • Get to know other new Warhawks
  • Learn important information about the campus to help you be better prepared for starting your education here
  • Connect with an academic advisor to discuss your academic options
  • Register for your classes for the semester
  • Begin building connections that will help you become a successful student
  • Have fun beginning your UW-Whitewater experience

Plan-It Purple is required for all new students and is a full day program. You must participate in the entire program in order to register for your classes. When completing your Plan-It Purple registration, please select a date which will alllow for your full participation for the duration of the program.

Plan-It Purple Registration

If you have NOT attended Plan-It Purple and are planning to enroll for the Fall 2015 semester. The final Plan-It Purple is on Friday. August 21st. You must register prior to Sunday, August 16th at 11:59pm.

If you are planning to attend UW-Whitewater during the Spring 2016 semester Plan-It Purple registration will open on October 1, 2015.


Your UW-Whitewater email address is your formal communication with the university. All bills, notifications, confirmations and emergency updates will be sent via email (you can not forward your UWW email to another email account). You must check your UWW email daily. We encourage you to install it on your smartphone.

Enrollment Deposit

New UW-Whitewater undergraduate students are required to pay a one-time $100 enrollment deposit. This deposit remains on account during your enrollment at the university. The deposit is never applied to your fees, rather it rolls forward to the next term as a deposit for that term. It is refundable upon request when you separate from UW-Whitewater. You will pay this when you register for Plan-It Purple.

Please contact Student Accounts regarding the Enrollment Deposit 262-472-1373


Only those who have submitted their ACT/SAT scores to the Admissions Office will be eligible to enroll in ALL of their classes at Plan-It Purple. In addition, those attending the Fall 2015 semester, must take and submit math placements scores. To check the status of your ACT/SAT scores, please check your WINS self-service account. Should you have additional questions regarding the submission of these scores please contact the Admissions Office at 262-472-1440. If you have questions regarding testing please visit the testing website.

Sessions for Freshmen

Fall 2015 Semester

If you are a new freshmen planning to attend UW-Whitewater during the Fall 2015 semester and have NOT attended Plan-It Purple, please register for the final Plan-It Purple which takes place on Friday, August 21st. Registration will close on Sunday, August 16 at 11:59pm.