Student Diversity, Engagement and Success

Latino Students Program

Our Program

The Latino Student Programs is dedicated to serving the Latino students at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater through academic advising, general assistance in adapting to university life, and by creating a safe space for Latino concerns. Our bilingual staff is here to support Latino students in their academic, social and cultural experience at the university. Latino Student Programs also encourages long-term planning for students in order to prepare them for graduate school or job placement. The mission of Latino Student Programs (LSP) is to assist students in achieving their acadmic goals, engage and inform the university about Latino culture, and improve the overall graduate rate of Latino students by providing academic and personal counseling, as well as creative, innovative and cultural support.

Our Services

  • Study Tables - Students are provided with the opportunity to study together and share ideas and resources. Students are encouraged to utilize the tutorial center for academic help.
  • Social & Academic Activities - Latino Student Programs hosts and sponsors many social and academic events related to Latino culture such as Latino Heritage Month, Latino Lecture Series, Dia de los Muertos, Cesar Chavez Celebration, Latinos in Higher Education Symposium, United States Hispanic Leadership Institute (USHLI) Conference, and much more!
  • Academic Advising - Provides secondary academic advising for Latino students such as course selection and major and minor changes.
  • Financial Resources - Martha V. Ortiz Scholarship and John W. Ebbott Scholarship

Student Organizations

  • Latinos Unidos
  • Dream Scholars and Colleagues

Upcoming Events

  • MY BROTHER, MI HERMANO: Mondays at 6 p.m. Hyland Hall 2102 This program is a collaboration effort between Latino Student Program's "Hermano 2 Hermano" and African American Network's "Brother to Brother." The purpose is to serve as a mentor group for both African American and Latino males and to bridge the gap and foster unity between both populations.  For more information, contact Michael Lozano at lozanom11@uww.edu  

Employment Opportunities

  • Peer Educator, Latino Student Programs -
  • Not currently accepting applications

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