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New Student Services

Address: 900 Wood Rd
Kenosha, WI 53141 
Location: Student Center D105 
Parking:Parking Lot A 

Admitted Student

Congratulations New Ranger! No matter where you're from, whether you're pursuing a degree or a certificate, transferring from another school, or living on or off campus, you've joined a rich academic and cultural history, and we're proud to call you a Ranger.  Reserve your spot at Parkside by following these next steps.

Activate Your Account
Activate Your Account
If you haven't already, activate your account. An email was sent to you with the subject "UW-Parkside Account Activation" from the email If you are having trouble finding the email, check your spam or junk folders. Note: If you did not provide a valid e-mail address, your account activation information was sent by mail.
Sign Up
New Student Orientation and Placement Testing 
You must take a placement test before orientation unless you have satisfactory transfer credit. If you are unsure if your credit is applicable, contact the Admissions Office.
Orientation, advising, and registration is a required for all new students. Learn how to use campus technology, attend advising, and register for classes. Log into the orientation website and choose from available dates. Register as soon as possible!
Next Steps
Housing, FAFSA, and Veterans Benefits
Find out more about living on campus and complete your housing contract. Whether you think you might qualify or not, we recommend all students submit the  Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA.) Learn more about veterans benefits and required documentation.
Other Things to Know Before Orientation
Make sure to send in your final transcripts before orientation.  We encourage you to review our Student Guide for Success and begin to explore by checking out our course schedule Get a head start on meeting your classmates and staying connected with other admitted students by liking the us on Facebook or following us on Twitter.
Disability Services
Requesting Accommodations
Disability Services provides academic, housing, dining and campus job accommodations to students with documented disabilities. Disability Services collaborates with all departments across campus to provide students with disabilities equal access to campus programs and activities. To request an accommodation, call 262-595-2372 or email

900 Wood Road · P.O. Box 2000 · Kenosha, WI 53141-2000 P 262-595-2345

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