UW-Whitewater at Rock County

About UW-Whitewater at Rock County

Join the Warhawk Family and you’ll be on your way to a college degree and unlimited transfer and career opportunities. Our diverse students embark on a rewarding journey of academic advancement and personal growth in a supportive atmosphere. UW-Whitewater at Rock County's College of Integrated Studies combines the advantages of a small college with the resources of the world-class University of Wisconsin System. That makes our Rock County Campus your best path to a college degree and unlimited career opportunities. As an enrolled student at U Rock, you're a part of the Warhawk Family - and that means you can continue your education with a seamless transition to the main campus in Whitewater, or transfer to any school within the University of Wisconsin System.

You'll benefit from:

  • A strong curriculum that provides a solid foundation for success in more than 200 majors.
  • Small classes with an average of 24 students that allow for plenty of one-on-one attention, making the transition to college less stressful.
  • The lowest tuition in the University of Wisconsin System. Start here and you'll save thousands in tuition and fees in addition to thousands in housing costs if you live at home.
  • Approachable instructors who are known for going the extra mile to help students succeed during the critical first two years of college.
  • The Guaranteed Transfer Program, which ensures admission to the UW four-year campus of your choice, including UW-Whitewater and UW-Madison. Our students have the highest graduation rate among all transfer students.
  • Advisors who are readily available to help plan your course schedule, explain transfer options and examine career choices.

At the Rock County Campus, courses are designed for transfer within the UW System. The College of Integrated Studies is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, so the credits you earn will be accepted by other colleges and universities in Wisconsin and throughout the country. When you decide to transfer to a baccalaureate institution, we will be there to assist you every step of the way!

About the Rock County Campus

UW-Whitewater's Rock County campus is located on nearly 50 rolling acres on Janesville's southwest side. A free, dedicated shuttle links the campus to UW-Whitewater’s main campus and the Van Galder JTS bus stop in Janesville.

Student Profile

  • 905 students enrolled
  • 48% of students are full time and 52% are part time
  • 33% of students are age 22 or older

Employee Profile

  • 125 employees
  • 96% of faculty have a Ph.D. or the highest degree in their field

Tuition

Tuition for two semesters, full-time enrollment for Wisconsin residents at UW-Whitewater at Rock County is $5,132 in 2018-19.

Campus Buildings

Most buildings are open Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and most administrative offices are open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Hours are subject to change depending on staffing and scheduled special events, and the campus may be closed for holidays or inclement weather or emergencies.

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater at Rock County

2909 Kellogg Avenue
Janesville, WI 53546
Phone: 608-758-6565
Fax: 608-758-6564

Convenient to students in Rock and adjacent counties, UW-Whitewater’s Rock County campus is located off of Highway 51 in Janesville, at the intersection of Kellogg Avenue and South River Road, just minutes from I-90 and adjacent to the Rock River. A free, dedicated shuttle links the campus to UW-Whitewater’s main campus and the Van Galder JTS bus stop in Janesville.





Driving Directions

From Madison

Take I-90 south to the south side of Janesville. Take Exit 177 (Hwy. 11 West). Proceed about one mile west until you reach Hwy. 51 (Center Ave.). Turn right onto Hwy. 51 and continue about one mile until you reach Kellogg Ave. Turn left (west) onto Kellogg Ave. and continue for about one mile. The campus is on the left (south) side of Kellogg Ave.

From Beloit

Take Hwy. 51 north to Janesville. Hwy. 51 will become Center Ave. in Janesville. When you reach Kellogg Ave., turn left (west) and continue for about one mile. The campus is on the left (south) side of Kellogg Ave.

From Chicago

Take I-90 north to the south side of Janesville, and exit Hwy. 11 West. Turn left on to Hwy 11 West and proceed to Hwy. 51. Take a right onto Hwy. 51 (Center Ave.) and continue until you reach Kellogg Ave. Turn left (west) onto Kellogg and continue for about 1 mile. The campus is on the left (south) side of Kellogg Ave.

Area Information

Dean's Office

Tricia Clasen, Ph.D., Interim Dean, College of Integrated Studies
clasenp@uww.edu
608-898-5072

Campus Administration and Student Affairs

The Campus Administrator's office manages all campus matters.

Kristin Fillhouer, Associate Dean of Administration and Student Affairs, Campus Administrator
FillhoueKA22@uww.edu
608-758-6565 ext. 325

Tanja Anderson, Campus Administrative Specialist
andersot@uww.edu
608-758-6565 ext. 310

Department of Integrated Studies

Kristin Plessel, Ph.D., Department Chair
plesselk@uww.edu
608-898-5099

Continuing Education

Continuing Education programs meet the needs of local residents and businesses for professional development and personal enrichment through a variety of non-credit courses, seminars and workshops. Programs are designed for students of all ages.

John Fons, Director of Continuing Education Services
fonsj@uww.edu
262-472-5209
Continuing Education page

Molly Cook, Program Manager of Continuing Education
CookMJ24@uww.edu
608-758-6565 ext. 360
Continuing Education page

Library

The goal of the UW-Whitewater at Rock County library is to facilitate success by providing access to information resources and professional assistance in finding and using them. The library is available for public use.

Paul Waelchli, University Library Director
waelchlp@uww.edu
262-472-5516

Communications

University Marketing and Communications collaborates with Rock County campus administrators to oversee public relations, media relations, social media and campus photography. UMC is happy to help with your marketing and communication efforts.

For marketing, advertising and design assistance, please contact Nadia Bidwell at bidwelln@uww.edu or 472-1200. For any project, please fill out our project request form.

Solution Center

The Solution Center is responsible for:

  • admissions and enrollment
  • financial aid
  • records and registration
  • academic advising
  • placement testing
  • student orientation
  • student leadership and governance
  • student activities
  • accessibility services
  • student life
  • student development initiatives

Kristin Fillhouer, Associate Dean of Administration and Student Affairs, Campus Administrator
FillhoueKA22@uww.edu
608-758-6565 ext. 325

Current Events


Campus Location

2909 Kellogg Avenue
Janesville, WI 53546
608-758-6565
rckinfo@uwc.edu

Admissions Office

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Roseman Building 2060 
800 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1791
262-472-1440
uwwadmit@uww.edu
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