Welcome to #RangerNation! Your Ranger experience starts here! Whether you are a returning or new adult (25+), veteran, or re-entry/re-admit student we have opportunities in place for you to successfully complete your transition to Parkside.

You're almost there! Here are you next steps:

1. Activate your Parkside Account, if you haven't already.
2. Review your Math & English Placement if you haven't already. 
3. Register for your Advising Appointment. All students need to meet with an academic advisor prior to registering for classes.

*First Year, Transfer, and International students should visit the appropriate page for further information on their next steps.

If you haven't already, please...


This information is for students starting for the Summer/Fall 2023 term.

We can't wait to welcome you to campus! Please read below for your next steps in committing to UW-Parkside.

Academic Advising & Course Registration

All incoming adult (25+)/veteran/re-entry/re-admit students will need to meet with an academic advisor to register for courses. Students will have access to the Navigate Student App to complete their advising appointment registration. We ask that all students review our document, Preparing for Your Advising Appointment, to learn how to register for an advising appointment using Navigate. 

*Remember, if you do not have any transferable Math or English credit, we ask that you please review you Math and English placements on our Placement website.

Adult Student/Transfer Connection Events

Various optional Adult (25+)/Veteran/Transfer Student Connection Events will be held to provide students with the opportunity to learn about campus resources and success tools at Parkside. Various webinars and in-person events take place throughout the spring/summer to prepare students for the Summer/Fall semester. To view available webinars, please visit the Visit and Admissions Events page. 

Adult Student (25+)/Veteran/Transfer One Stop events are optional in-person programs that will allow students to obtain their Ranger ID Card, parking pass, register for classes in-person with an advisor, apply for housing, and speak with various campus departments. Below are the current Adult Student (25+)/Veteran/Transfer One Stop dates. Registration will open April 1!


  • April 24
  • July 19
  • August 24

Parkside's Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with some of our most commonly asked questions from returning and new students, including the following:

  • How to Pay for College
  • How to Register for Classes
  • Where to Get Your Parking Pass
  • How to Obtain you Student ID
  • How to Apply for Housing/Dining
  • And more!

Check out the FAQs



Should you have questions about your next steps please contact us at orientation@uwp.edu or by phone at (262) 595-2721.


Orientation: orientation@uwp.edu 
Placement:  placement@uwp.edu 
Early College Options: eccp@uwp.edu

900 Wood Rd
Kenosha, WI 53144 
Location:  Student Center D105 
Parking: Parking Lot A 
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