Welcome to #RangerNation! Your Ranger experience starts here! Your New Student Orientation (NSO) session provides you with opportunities to build community, help you learn about being a student at Parkside, and guide you through the course registration process. 

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

1. Activate your Parkside Account, if you haven't already.
2. Take your Placement Test, if needed. Placement exams must be completed at least 48 hours before your New Student Orientation.
3. Register for Orientation. All first year students are required to attend a New Student Orientation session.

*First Year, Transfer, Adult, & Re-entry/re-admit students should visit the appropriate page for further information on their next steps.


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

We can't wait to welcome you to campus! Please read below for your next steps.

Early College Credit Orientation is for High School students who have been approved to participate in the Early College Credit program.


Date for Students starting in Fall 2023
TBD - will be posted May 1

This is the only Orientation date for the Early College Credit program.  You must attend on this Orientation date if you will be participating. 


8:30 am-12 pm

*A schedule of events will be available soon.

UW-Parkside Student Center


Course Placement

Are you taking a course that requires a placement test? Please make sure they are complete at least 48 hours prior to your New Student Orientation session.


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

Failure to Attend

Failure to attend will result in being unable to participate in the Early College Credit Program during Fall 2023.

Making a Reservation

Registration opens on May 1.

If you have not activated your NetID and password, please click here for instructions.



Should you have questions about NSO or your next steps please contact the Early College Credit Program at eccp@uwp.edu or at (262) 595-2355.


Early College Options: eccp@uwp.edu

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