First Year Experience

Warhawks SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration) for Transfer Students

Once admitted to UW-Whitewater, one of your next steps is to participate in a Warhawks SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising, & Registration) program.  During Warhawks SOAR you will:

  • Learn important information about campus to help you prepare for your education at UW-W
  • Connect with an academic advisor to discuss your academic options
  • Register for classes
  • Meet other new Warhawks                    

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.  

Warhawks SOAR dates for transfer students starting in Spring 2022:

December 3, 2021 and January 13, 2022

SOAR registration will open in your WINS account on October 1, 2021.

Registration closes 4 business days before the program date  to allow enough time to process the student's account.

To register:
  1. Starting October 1st, log into your WINS account: uww.edu/wins
  2. Click on the Warhawks SOAR tile under "Student Home".
  3. Complete the registration process. Your registration is not complete until fees have been paid or the deferment form completed.
  4. For instructions on how to register for Warhawks SOAR, click here.

Warhawks SOAR dates for transfer students starting in Fall 2022:

April 8, May 6, June 28, July 29

SOAR registration will open in your WINS account on March 1, 2022.


UWW Email Address

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.

Placement Tests

If you have been informed that you need to take a placement test please contact the UW-Whitewater Testing Office at 262-472-5613.

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Location

First Year Experience Office
UC 245
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190

Contact Us

Phone: (262) 472-3205
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