Community Engagement

Check out the offices and programs below that can help you connect with UW-Parkside.

Adventures in Lifelong Learning

Adventures in Lifelong Learning (ALL) is an ACTIVE senior citizen group with a wide variety of education-oriented activities. As a member you would enjoy a friendly environment, intellectual stimulation, interactive opportunities, and adventure!


As a UW-Parkside alum, you are always a Ranger. Join us for alumni-exclusive activities and participate in all UW-Parkside has to offer to our community.


The only NCAA Division II Althletic Program in Wisconsin! Come cheer with us on game day, and stock up on Parkside Ranger gear. Also find out about the Ranger Cub Club for kids, various events and sponsorship opportunities and promotions.

Community and Business Engagement

A hub for experiential learning and a vital connection for those who put learning into action. The team helps faculty, staff, community partners, and employers to develop graduates who are active community members and leaders in business, government, and nonprofit organizations.

Educator Development

The educator preparation program at UW-Parkside prepares effective educators who understand the challenges of today's classrooms and are able to work toward making the most of tomorrow's opportunities.

Environmental Programs

Serving local residents, families, students, and youth groups, The REC seeks to promote appreciation, positive interaction, and responsible stewardship of the Root River and surrounding land (watershed) by providing residents and visitors with educational and recreational opportunities. In addition to offering kayak and canoe rentals during the summer season, the REC also hosts environmental education workshops for families, private events, and school field trips.

Fine Arts

With The Rita Tallent Picken Center for Arts & Humanities (The RITA), our state-of-the-art instructional facilities and stunning performance venues match our award-winning academic programs and provide even greater community access. Learn more about the Parkside theatre and music performances, art galleries, and foreign film series.

Professional and Continuing Education

We offer flexible and convenient options to fit your lifestyle. View our diverse and quality selection of professional development, degree completion, and personal enrichment resources and courses today!

Youth Programs and Activities

Parkside offers a variety of in-person and online programs and activities for youth. Featuring highly qualified staff and strict guidelines to keep your student safe, you can rest easy knowing we offer a quality experience!

Campus Events and News


UW-Parkside has many types of professional development opportunities including completion programs, graduate-level degrees, and certificates. We also offer non-credit professional development in areas including HR, education, and leadership, as well as personal enrichment courses.

Carnegie Foundation Elective Community Engagement Classification
The Presidents Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll
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