RANGER RECOVERY: Updated mask / face covering requirements

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Emergency Funding

UW-Parkside has received emergency funding from the Federal stimulus and from the generous donation of the UW-Parkside Foundation's Future Focus Fund to assist you with pandemic-related needs. If you have been financially impacted as a result of COVID-19, you can request emergency funding.

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Academic Advisement Report

We are excited to introduce a new advising tool. The Academic Advisement Report (AAR) is an interactive audit tool that helps you and your advisor see your progress towards graduation.

The AAR allows you to track progress toward graduation by showing all requirements for your degree (e.g., skills, university, general education, diversity, and major/ minor requirements) and whether a requirement is satisfied or not satisfied.

The AAR can be viewed in an interactive online format or as a PDF. We recommend viewing online.

The AAR can be accessed in SOLAR. The AAR does replace DARS.

Read more about the AAR


Vaccines are NOW AVAILABLE for UW-Parkside students

UW-Parkside students can now receive a COVID-19 vaccine at the Student Health and Counseling Center.

There are available! Please call to schedule and appointment at 262-595-2366. 

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Have you been vaccinated? Make sure to upload your vaccination card to your MyChart. 

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Vax Up 70 for 70

University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson announced a new incentive program that provides an opportunity for UW students vaccinated against COVID-19 to win a $7,000 scholarship.


UW-Parkside will be offering giveaways to students who get vaccinated! Here is a list of just a few items that are up for grabs!

  • $500 Book Vouchers
  • $750 On-campus Housing Credit
  • T-shirts and Sweatshirts
  • Gift Cards
  • On-campus Meal Plan
  • $200 Bookstore Vouchers
  • Parking Permit
  • Laptops
  • $1000 Scholarships'

Students are already winning prizes - YOU COULD BE NEXT!

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Don't get FOMO! Get Navigate. Here are some reasons why.

You're able to focus on what matters through one streamlined app.

The Navigate Student App features:

  • Advisor and tutor appointment scheduling
  • Your class schedule
  • Campus resources
  • To-do lists — like registration deadlines, advising reminders, etc.
  • Study buddies
  • And more! 

Get the app

To access the app:

Download on the App Store |  Get it on Google Play

  • Search in the app for "Parkside"
  • Use the same username and password you use for all your university accounts
  • Remember to enable push notifications for updates and reminders!

For those without a smartphone or other mobile device, Navigate is also available on desktops at uwp.navigate.eab.com.

Navigate is only for undergraduate students currently.

Career Launch Panels

Launch your career and expand your professional network

Attend one or more days during the FREE virtual conference to gain the best career advice, insight, and recommendations from employers who hire for internships and jobs within the top industries in our region.

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Information Technology, Engineering, & Manufacturing

Business, Marketing, Sales, Accounting, & Economics

Clinical and Non-Clinical Healthcare and Sciences

THU, OCT 14 
Social Sciences, Education, Humanities, Communication, and Government

Learning in Action - Share your experience

We want to feature you in upcoming promotions! 

Thousands of Parkside students put their learning in action every year, and we want to hear your stories! If you have experience with any of the following, we want to hear from you: 

Student Employment
Community-based Learning
Study Abroad
Undergraduate Research

Complete a short survey to share a testimonial about your experience, and we may feature you in upcoming Learning in Action promotion!

Complete the survey


NOW HIRING | Student Community Service Officers

The UW-Parkside Police Department are looking for responsible students to:

  • Handle parking enforcement
  • Assist with security at university functions
  • Help with parking lot maintenance
  • Assist with building security
  • Work dispatch in our Dispatch Center
  • Other duties assigned by supervisor

Learn more and download your application at uwp.edu/police

Fall 2021 Internship and Career Fair

Get prepared for four days of Internship and Career Fairs

Interact with regional employers who are hiring for internship or full-time career opportunities now and upon graduation. With three days of in-person, industry-focused fairs and a virtual option with employers of all sorts, you'll definitely want to prepare yourself to make many great connections.

More Info

TUE, OCT 19 (In-Person)
Arts, Culture, Public Service, & Education

WED OCT 20 (In-Person)
Clinical and Non-Clinical Healthcare Sciences

THU, OCT 21 (In-Person)
Business, Technology, & Manufacturing

WED, OCT 27 (Virtual) 
All Majors

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The Tech Bar offers technology services.


Services include, but are not limited to:

  • Technology experts to answer questions and troubleshoot issues with computers, tablets, and smartphones.
  • Assistance with account lockouts
  • Assistance with password resets
  • Wi-Fi connection assistance
  • Software install assistance (Office 365, SPSS, VDI)
  • Equipment checkout
  • Pick up/drop off equipment
  • Laptops, hotspots, headsets, webcams, video cameras, adapters, etc.
  • Desktop support appointments*
  • Software installs for faculty and staff
  • Hardware/software issues for faculty and staff

*some services require an appointment

The techbar is closed when the university is officially closed, such as holidays, weather, etc.

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Making Our Stories Heard.
Sharing stories about covid obstacles and successes.

As we plan and work towards the recovery stage of this pandemic, it’s more important than ever that we share our stories, obstacles, and successes, both to work towards our own healing, and to shed light on this event for future researchers.

MAKING OUR STORIES HEARD is a platform for sharing our stories about obstacles and successes as we recover from the covid pandemic.

Explore, Share and Record! 


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Want To Quit Vaping?
Join a free study and get $90-150.

Our partners at the UWM College of Nursing just launched a new e-cigarette cessation study. As we adopt tobacco-free campus policies on UW campuses, participating in this study can be beneficial if you use e-cigarettes. 




College Students Eligible for Wisconsin Foodshare Benefits

The Department of Health Services recently announced that some Wisconsin students who are enrolled in a higher learning institution for at least half time and meet criteria, can participate in FoodShare and receive assistance to purchase groceries during the pandemic. The duration of these provisions will be determined by the length of the federal public health emergency. Students interested in signing up for FoodShare should submit an application at Wisconsin’s ACCESS website, where they can also see if they are eligible for other support. Students will have to submit documents that prove their eligibility. 

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Navigate App - Need a Study Buddy?

Looking for a study buddy? Get the Navigate app and find a study buddy in your class. Plus, Navigate also helps you stay on top of important dates, deadlines, and messages.

Download in Google Play or the App Store

More info

Navigate is only for undergraduate students currently.

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Safety at UW-Parkside is a top priority at UW-Parkside.

Here are some quick tips to stay safe:

The number to call in the event of an emergency:

  • For all emergencies on campus please call the UW-Parkside University Police at 262.595.2911, or 262.595.2455.
  • Simply calling “911” can significantly delay the response time since “911” calls go to the Kenosha County emergency dispatch services rather than to our University Police.
  • Please identify the location of the emergency posters in your classroom/lab/studio:

Learn more about ways to stay safe!

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We invite you to provide us with feedback on any aspect of your experiences at UW-Parkside to help us better serve our students and employees. Use this form to submit anonymous feedback to the UW-Parkside Office of the Provost. Your personal information will not be collected.

Submit a comment, question, or issue


Self-guided mental health resource available online!

The University of Wisconsin System today introduced a new online behavioral health tool, SilverCloud, that offers self-guided programs for anxiety, depression, stress, insomnia, and resilience. The tool is now available to faculty, staff, and students at any time, on any device, and at no cost.

Learn more

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MON-THU | 8 AM-3:30 PM
FRI | 8 AM-2 PM

MON-THU | 2 PM-8 PM 
FRI |  1:30-5 PM



Learn about our commuter and employee dining plans here!

As you may have heard or experienced there is a nationwide labor shortage in the service industry. Unfortunately, we are no different and experiencing our own level of staffing shortages. 

Our recruiting team and on-site management team are working diligently on recruiting efforts across the region.

While we continue to recruit, we appreciate your understanding as we work through these challenging times. We are thankful for your patience with our team members who are working and here to serve you. At times, this may impact service and we apologize.



Below are the dates where volunteers are needed. They prefer students who have an art background, but not necessary. All volunteers will meet at The Branch at 1501 located at 1501 Washington Ave. in Racine. Here are dates and volunteer activities:

Oct 5 | 9-1 am: volunteers to help set up a vinyl art display.

Oct 6 | 6-8 pm and Oct 8 | 12-3 pm: help cut out vinyl shapes. 

Oct 23 | 3-7 pm | Mural Celebration: help hang vinyl pieces on windows to create a mural and guide people to new murals in Uptown Racine. 

If you are interested in volunteering please call or text Maria Orozco at 262-221-6884 or email artforuptown@gmail.com. 


Share an Instagram post with the hashtag #uwparkside, and it may end up here.


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Events and Announcements

Parkside faculty, staff, and student organizations are invited to submit events and announcements to appear in the Midnight Ranger. 

Submit an event or announcement

Contact marcomm@uwp.edu


Courses to consider

Check out courses submitted by faculty. Talk them over with your advisor and consider adding them to your next schedule!

HIST 290 women of middle east MR thumb

Women in Middle Eastern History
HIST 290/490 (001)
FALL 2021
TU TH | 11 AM

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Global Skills in Culture and Language
INTS 307
Fall 2021 
TUE | 5 PM

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes
THEA 112
Fall 2021
Tue/Thu | 2-3:22 pm

Design for Mobile Apps

Design for Mobile Applications
ART 387: Special Topics
Fall 2021
Tue/Thu | 1-3:20 pm

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Politics of Disaster
POLS 390
FALL 2021
MON | 6-8:50 PM

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Livelihoods, Exchange, and Globalization
ANTH 357
Fall 2021 
MON WED | 3:30-4:52 PM


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