Once admitted to UW-Whitewater, one of your next steps is to participate in a Warhawks SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising, & Registration) program. SOAR programs for fall 2021 students will be virtual. During Warhawks SOAR you will:
Warhawks SOAR is required for all new students to enroll in classes. When you register for Warhawks SOAR, the non-refundable $50 new student fee and a $100 enrollment deposit is due. If you wish to defer these fees to your first semester bill, please complete the fee deferment request.
Registration closes 4 business days before the program date to allow enough time to process the student's account.
Virtual Warhawks SOAR program:
Complete details about the virtual Warhawks SOAR process will be emailed to you approximately 10 days prior to your SOAR date. Here's a bit of what to expect:
First Year Summer Visits
Join us on campus for this optional in-person experience! You and one guest can partake in this 3 hour program that will include meeting other new transfer students while guests are meeting with the First Year Experience Office, a campus tour, and a campus resource fair. Sessions will be offered on:
Registration is required and opens July 1st in your UW-W app account.
Your UW-Whitewater email address is your formal communication with the university. All bills, notifications, confirmations and emergency updates will be sent via email, so be sure to check your UW-W email often! We encourage you to install it on your smartphone. Your username is your Net ID which was included on your admissions letter. The first time you log-in, your password is your 7 digit student id number.
If you have been informed that you need to take a placement test please contact the UW-Whitewater Testing Office at 262-472-5613.