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New Student Programs

Welcome to the University of Wisconsin-Parkside!

You have made a great decision to become a Ranger and our job in New Student Services is to ensure that you have a smooth and successful academic and social transition to Parkside!  Whether it be during your placement test, Orientation or right when you get on campus to start the semester - we are here to support you every step of the way!

Join Our Team

Apply to Become an Orientation Leader
If you are a current Parkside student and enrolled in at least 12 credits who is looking for a GREAT leadership experience – consider applying to become an Orientation Leader! Applications are due October 27 at 12:00pm.

Click here to learn more about and apply to become an Orientation Leader.

Questions? Email orientation@uwp.edu.

Placement Testing

Placement Testing
All NEW First Year and Transfer students MUST take both Math and English Placement Tests two weeks prior to attending Orientation unless you have satisfactory transfer credit.

Click here to learn more about and to register for Placement Tests.

Questions? Email placement@uwp.edu.

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation
New Student Orientation is required for all First Year, Transfer and Youth/Course Options students.

Click here to learn more about and to register for Orientation.

Questions? Email orientation@uwp.edu.

Ranger Welcome

Ranger Welcome
Ranger Welcome is the longest standing Parkside Tradition and is your official welcome to Parkside!

Click here to learn more about Ranger Welcome. 

Questions? Email orientation@uwp.edu.

MATH MOVE UP

Math Move UP

Math Move UP is a summer program designed to help students who just miss the cut off for either Math 15 or Math 111.

Click here to learn more about Math Move UP.

Questions? Email moveup@uwp.edu.

SUMMER SCHOLARS

Summer Scholars is a 4 week, summer program designed to help new freshman get a jump start on their college career. It is open to all new freshman.

Click here to learn more about Summer Scholars.

Questions?  Email Summer Scholars

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