Welcome to the Warhawk Family! This is a transition for your whole family, and we're here for you! Please see below for helpful resources.
Your student is required to participate in the virtual Warhawks SOAR program where they will meet other new students, learn more about the University, and meet with an academic advisor. Some of the Warhawks SOAR process is available for families as well!
For a complete list of items your student should complete after their SOAR date but before the semester begins, please consult the New Student Checklist.
Your student will receive a hard copy of this campus resource booklet in the mail, but you can also access the electronic copy. It includes a plethora of information on campus resources, departments, and processes.
Warhawk Family Connections is a private Facebook group for parents and family members of University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students. The purpose of the group is to (a) serve as a resource for parents and families, (b) provide an outlet for parents and families to ask questions, share comments, etc., and (c) provide an affinity space for families. Click here if you are interested.
First Year Summer Visit
If you have not been on campus before — or you're ready to take another look — join us on campus for this optional in-person experience. Your student and one guest can partake in a 3-hour program that will include a guest session while students are meeting with Hawk Squad Leaders, a campus tour and a campus resource fair. A limited number of slots are offered in sessions on:
More details are listed in the UW-W app and will be emailed to students — please encourage your students to continue to check their UW-Whitewater email over the summer. Registration is required and begins July 1 in your student's UW-W app.
Can’t make these dates work for your schedule? Consider scheduling a daily campus tour at UW-Whitewater. 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.
Please don't hesistate to reach out with any questions.
First Year Experience: email@example.com, 262-472-3205.