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Phone:(262)595-2721
Orientation:orientation@uwp.edu 
Placement: placement@uwp.edu 
Youth/Course Options:yopcop@uwp.edu 
Address: 900 Wood Rd
Kenosha, WI 53141 
Location: Student Center D105 
Parking:Parking Lot A 

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Transfer Students: Join the Transfer Student Connections group on Facebook

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New Student Orientation

During New Student Orientation, you will get to know current & new students, learn information about campus resources, meet your academic advisor and register for classes.  If you have questions, please email orientation@uwp.edu or call 262-595-2721.

Orientation for semester Information available by Registration opens by
Fall 2017 CLOSED CLOSED
Spring 2018 Dates avaliable below October 15, 2017
Fall 2018 March 1, 2018

April 1, 2018

To register for orientation, you must first activate your account:


Once your account is activated, register for your orientation session:

First Year Student Orientation

First Year Student Orientation
New, first year students (freshman) or transfer students with less than 12 credit hours.

Date
January 25, 2018

Reminder: you must take your Placement Tests at least 2 weeks prior to your scheduled Orientation or you will be asked to reschedule your Orientation to a later date.  NOTE: if you are a first year student starting in the Summer Term, you must attend Orientation on May 17.  Please email orientation@uwp.edu to register.

Times
7:00am-4:30pm
Click here to see the student schedule.

Location
University of Wisconsin – Parkside Student Center

Cost
$125
The Orientation & Course Placement fee is charged to the student's SOLAR account and is part of the $260 New Student Fee.

Family & Guests
Families & guests are more than welcome to attend Orientation.  Please note that the student orientation and family orientation are separate but concurrent programs.  The cost to attend is $35 per person ($20 per child 11 and under). These fees will be charged to the students’ SOLAR account.  Click here to see the Family/Guest schedule.

Cancellation, Reschedule & No-Show
Rescheduling to a different Orientation session or cancelling a reservation may be done without a fee until 8:00am central time 3 business days before the date of your session.

Due to costs incurred by New Student Services, a $25 fee is assessed to students or guests who change their date or cancel later than 8:00am central time 3 business days prior to their scheduled session or do not show up for their scheduled Orientation session.

Changes/updates can be made by logging back into the database or by emailing orientation@uwp.edu.

Making a Reservation
To make a reservation for a student/guest(s), please use your Parkside NetID and password.  If you have not activated your NetID and password, please click here for instructions.

Transfer Student Orientation

Transfer Student Orientation
Transfer students with more than 12 credit hours.

Dates
December 20
January 10, 24

Reminder: you must take your Placement Tests at least 2 weeks prior to your scheduled Orientation or you will be asked to reschedule your Orientation to a later date.  If you are unsure if you need to take your Placement Test, please email placement@uwp.edu.

Times
10:00am - 3:00pm
Click here to see the student schedule.

Location
University of Wisconsin – Parkside Student Center

Cost
$125
The Orientation & Course Placement fee is charged to the student's SOLAR account and is part of the $260 New Student Fee.

Family & Guests
Families & guests are more than welcome to attend Orientation.  Please note that the student orientation and family orientation are separate but concurrent programs.  The cost to attend is $35 per person ($20 per child 11 and under). These fees will be charged to the students’ SOLAR account.  Click here to see the Family/Guest schedule.

Cancellation, Reschedule & No-Show
Rescheduling to a different Orientation session or cancelling a reservation may be done without a fee until 8:00am central time 3 business days before the date of your session.

Due to costs incurred by New Student Services, a $25 fee is assessed to students or guests who change their date or cancel later than 8:00am central time 3 business days prior to their scheduled session or do not show up for their scheduled Orientation session.

Changes/updates can be made by logging back into the database or by emailing orientation@uwp.edu.

Making a Reservation
To make a reservation for a student/guest(s), please use your Parkside NetID and password.  If you have not activated your NetID and password, please click here for instructions.

Transfer Express Student Orientation

Transfer Express Student Orientation
Transfer students with more than 60 or more credits, adult learners and Veterans.

Dates
November 13
January 17

Reminder: you must take your Placement Tests at least 2 weeks prior to your scheduled Orientation or you will be asked to reschedule your Orientation to a later date.  If you are unsure if you need to take your Placement Test, please email placement@uwp.edu.

Times
9:00am-12:00pm
Click here to see the student schedule.

Location
University of Wisconsin - Parkside Student Center

Cost
$125
The Orientation & Course Placement fee is charged to the student's SOLAR account and is part of the $260 New Student Fee.

Family & Guests
Given the brevity of the programming & session, guests are discouraged from attending.

Cancellation, Reschedule & No-Show
Rescheduling to a different Orientation session or cancelling a reservation may be done without a fee until 8:00am central time 3 business days before the date of your session.

Due to costs incurred by New Student Services, a $25 fee is assessed to students who change their date or cancel later than 8:00am central time 3 business days prior to their scheduled session or do not show up for their scheduled Orientation session.

Changes/updates can be made by logging back into the database or by emailing orientation@uwp.edu.

Making a Reservation
To make a reservation for a student, please use your Parkside NetID and password.  If you have not activated your NetID and password, please click here for instructions.

Youth Options/Course Options Orientation

Youth Options/Course Options Orientation
High School students who have been approved for Youth or Course Options. 

Date
January 26

This is the only Orientation date for Youth/Course Options.  You must attend this Orientation if you will be participating in Youth/Course Options. 

Times
10:00am-3:00pm
Click here to see the student schedule.

Location
University of Wisconsin – Parkside Student Center 

Placement Tests
If you are planning to take any Math, English or Foreign Language course, you must take a Placement Test on August 8 at 8:00am. To register for the Placement Test, click here. 

Cost
There is no cost to attend Orientation or to take the Placement Test.  

Family & Guests
Each student is allowed to bring ONE Family Member or guest.  They will attend the same Orientation program as students, however Family Member/Guests will not participate in the academic advising/course registration portion of the Orientation. 

Failure to Attend
Failure to attend Orientation will result in being unable to participate in the Youth/Course Options program for the Fall semester. 

Making a Reservation
To make a reservation, please use your Parkside NetID and password.  If you have not activated your NetID and password, please click here for instructions.

Please note that all Placement Testing and Orientation confirmations and information will be sent to your Ranger Mail account. Please check this regularly for important information and updates from Parkside.

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

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