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Resources for Commuters
Commuting - Car Pool Connections - Parking
There are nine parking lots around campus designated for commuters. To learn more about which lots, and how to get connected with a carpool, view the Visitor and Parking website.
Dining Options for Commuters
A meal plan to Suit Your Needs... "My Meals" is available exclusively for students who live off-campus.
General Campus Information
Staff at the University Center Information Desk will help you learn about daily activities around campus and is your resource for campus events, and community information.
Student Government provides a Legal Services Program free of charge to UW-Whitewater students. An attorney, hired by Student Government, is available approximately 10 hours per week.
University Health and Counseling Center
Our Health Center staff strives to provide a safe, supportive, and helpful atmosphere to address the psychological, personal, and physical well-being of all students. Many wonderful resources can be accessed online.
Housing and Overnight Stays
University Housing is pleased to offer reduced-rate housing for commuter students, faculty, families, and others associated with the University. The facility is located on the 4th floor of Goodhue Hall and offers a convenient, centrally-located place to stay.
Off Campus Housing
An off-campus transition guide is available on the University Housing website that provides helpful information about renting. Another off campus housing option is to peruse the free Good Morning Advertiser distributed throughout the city. The newspaper office is located at 201 W. Center Street in Whitewater.
Veterans Services and Resources
Meet Richard Harris
Coordinator of Student Veterans and Military Services at UW-Whitewater
2208A Andersen Library (Veteran’s Lounge)
Richard supports veterans on campus by helping them create strong campus connections and by being a safe and reliable confidant. He helps veterans successfully transition from service to college, oversees the veteran’s lounge, and develops resources and policies to enhance the experience of veteran students. He is an advocate for student veterans and military personnel across campus, and he creates the support systems veterans need to stay in college and graduate.
First, thank you for your contributions and sacrifices you made as a veteran member, or active member, of our country's Armed Forces. Veterans, reservists, National Guard members and dependents of veterans may be eligible to receive benefits for college. The Registrar's Office is the certifying office for veteran's benefits. Please contact Jan Nordin, Veteran's Coordinator and she can assist you.
Veterans and Service Members Organization
At UW-Whitewater, you will have the opportunity to join the Veterans and Service Members Organization. The campus organization is involved in social, academic, informational and community services. For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Veterans Students' Lounge - Andersen Library
The main floor of Andersen Library is home to a lounge for our student armed services veterans. The lounge is equipped with reading materials, comfortable furniture, and Skype stations for keeping in touch with family and friends overseas.
Campus Academic Forgiveness Policies
The Academic Forgiveness Policy allows students who experienced prior academic difficulty at UW-Whitewater to have one opportunity to have all previous UW-Whitewater grades excluded from the cumulative grade point average. The policy provides for the calculation of a new grade point average for all subsequent coursework.