We think you'll love it here. The best way to find out if UW-Whitewater is a fit for you is to spend some time on our southeastern Wisconsin campus.

We're excited to show you and your family around acres of green spaces and gardens, academic buildings, residence halls, sports complexes, and other UW-Whitewater campus highlights. 


How to visit UW-Whitewater

Campus tours allow you to see everyday college life in action. Here are a few ways to tour our Whitewater Campus. 

Fall 2021 Admitted Student Opportunities

Admitted Warhawk Day

We are so excited to welcome you to the Warhawk family. Learn everything you need to know about becoming a Warhawk at an in-person Admitted Warhawk Day – a day designed just for you!  This Admitted Warhawk experience is estimated to last about 2 ½ - 3 hours. Students are welcome to stay longer and visit other campus resources or take advantage of various entertainment options.

On this day, Fall 2021 admitted Warhawks will:

  • Learn how to prepare for life at UW-Whitewater and find out about  Next Steps in becoming a Warhawk.
  • Take an in-depth tour of campus and connect with departments such as Financial Aid, Academic Advising, the Center for Students with Disabilities, and more!
  • Preview residence hall options and learn about the benefits of living and dining on campus. 
  • Hear from First Year Experience about our SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration) programs.

Join us for an Admitted Warhawk Day, Fridays beginning February 19 through April 2.  Please note: this is an optional session for admitted students and their guests.

Register for an Admitted Warhawk Day »

Virtual Warhawk Student Panel

Learn more about UW-Whitewater from our Current Warhawks! A Warhawk Student Panel includes a 45-minute session where you can use the chat function on your screen to ask questions about academics, campus support, tips on applying and more!

Register for a Warhawk Student Panel »

General Campus Visits

Daily Campus Tours

UW-Whitewater campus tours are led by friendly, knowledgeable Warhawks who love sharing all UW-Whitewater has to offer. We offer tours of our main campus most weekdays and the occasional Saturday. 

Book your daily tour »

Virtual Tour with a Warhawk

Take a tour of the Whitewater campus from where you are! First, you’ll learn about academics, campus support, how to apply and Next Steps after admission at UW-Whitewater from our admissions team. Then, tour UW-Whitewater with a knowledgeable Warhawk who loves sharing all UW-Whitewater has to offer. You can also interact with us and ask questions using the chat function on your screen!

Register for a Virtual Tour with a Warhawk »

Virtual Tours for Groups

This virtual tour is designated for a group of 10 or more people who are affiliated with an organization outside of the Whitewater campus. We work with your team to come up with a date that fits your schedule. 

Book a group tour »

Campus tours allow you to see everyday college life in action. Here are a few ways to tour our Rock County Campus.

URock Preview Event

URock Preview Events provide an in-depth overview of UW-Whitewater at Rock County. The preview provides information on the college experience at URock including clubs and activities, student experiences and resources available to students.

Tuesday Tours at Two

Each week at 2 p.m., we offer tours of our Rock County campus lead by a knowledgeable Warhawk.  Bring a parent, friend or sibling if you wish. To take a tour, either stop by the campus any Tuesday at 2 p.m., call the Warhawk Solution Center at 608-758-6541 or email We'll ask for a few questions about your interests to help us tailor your needs. 

Register for a Tuesday Tour @ 2

Self-Guided Tour

Can’t attend a Tuesday tour? Visit our campus at a time that is convenient for you and take a self-guided tour. Self-guided tours are available Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Instructions and materials for the tour are located on the tour table at the Hyatt Smith Hall entrance.

Weekly Admissions Hours

Virtual drop-in times for students and parents to connect with Sarah Harvey, Admissions Representative, via Webex. Ask questions about campus, the application, student opportunities or financial aid. Please join us every Wednesday at 12 p.m. using this link:

Campus Videos

Further explore UW-Whitewater at Rock County and all the opportunities we have to offer our students.

Virtual College Tour: A 360° look at campus

Let our friendly tour guide show you around campus, as you browse on your computer or mobile device. You’ll hit some of the most popular places on campus, from bustling recreation spaces to bright and airy learning facilities — and you’ll also see what our campus looks like as the seasons.

Take the Virtual Tour »

If you have questions about applying to UW-Whitewater, contact us »

Planning to visit campus? Here are a few resources to help you find your way:

Maps and Directions

Visitor and Parking Services

Where to Stay Near Campus

While you’re close to campus, you might also want to check out our hometown of Whitewater, as well as explore more of southeastern Wisconsin. Our region is filled with lakes, prairies, forests — and plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities.

Discover Whitewater — Official Website

Kettle Moraine State Forest

More to explore