RANGER RESTART: Updates, resources, and FAQs

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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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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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Fall 2021 Registration

Fall 2021 Course Registration is happening now.

Have you registered for you Fall courses? If you haven't yet met with an advisor, you should get you appointment scheduled through Navigate if you have questions or wish to review your path to graduation.

For some quick inspiration, check out Classes to Consider.

Orientation Leader Application open

Orientation Leader application open!
Orientation Leaders are essential to the Office of Admissions and New Student Services. They serve as a leader, supporter, facilitator, and coach to new first-year and transfer students in an effort to provide a seamless transition to UW-Parkside. We’re looking for passionate, dedicated students to join our team and show off their Parkside Pride! 

Learn more about the position at our upcoming Information Session

Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at 12 pm on WebEx 
(WebEx information is listed on our website


  • Get paid and enjoy FREE summer housing!
  • Become a campus leader.
  • Develop your leadership potential.
  • Make a difference in the lives of new students.
  • Have the best summer ever! 


Visit our website at uwp.edu/orientationleader or email orienation@uwp.edu for more information.  

Ranger Reader

Be a superhero to youth. Help a child read.

Federal work study students are invited to apply to be a Fall 2021 reading tutor in partnership with Brass Elementary School in Kenosha. Tutors will have the guidance and supervision of a classroom teacher with a regular check-in system and communication documenting students’ progress. Position pays $15/hour and all majors are welcome! Apply by May 14.  

Apply on Handshake


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.


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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Spring 2021 Choirs

Now is a great time to join a choir. Come sing with us!

All choirs have been singing together in person safely. Join a choir and meet new friends and discover a new creative outlet. 

Three choirs to choose from: University Chorale, Voice of Parkside, and Master Singers. 

Learn more

Contact Professor James B. Kinchen, Jr.


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Brickstone Grill & Eatery 
7:30 AM-8 PM
7:30 AM-7 PM
7:30 AM-3 PM


The Encore
MON-WED |  9 AM-1 PM -

THU - Closed for the summer. Enjoy!

Finding PARC

PARC is open for in-person and online tutoring. Here's how to get to PARC.

Enter the Library on the L1 level. You can use the entrance in Main Place or the entrance on the concourse.

Proceed into the library through the security metal detectors. (Do not skip this step.)

Continue forward past the circulation desk. Turn right after the circulation desk.

Turn right again when you have arrived to the elevator lobby. Use either the stairs or the elevator to reach L2. 

PARC is located just a few steps east of the elevator lobby on L2.

PARC webpage


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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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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This group is set up for UW-Parkside students, promoting being social and engaged from the comfort of your own home! Here you can connect with students and pro-staff, have a place to check in and check on others, and have a supportive & creative outlet.



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.

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CAE hiring

CAE is hiring, join us now!

To learn more about the position, check out the link below.

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April Parkside Gear Promo!

Get 15% off of Golf Gear from April 1 through April 30.

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Parkside Journal of Science

The new issue of the Parkside Journal of Science has been released! Read stories spotilighting student research, and faculty highlights along with interesting artilcles written by journal staff.

The Future of Genetically Modified Mosquitos
Flipping the Metabolic Switch
The interplay of Stress and Immunity
The Profound Symbiosis of Parasites
Should You Vape?
Friend or Foe? G-quadruplex Cancer Biology


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

Here are some quick tips to stay safe:

  • Avoid walking alone - particularly at night
  • Let people know where you are going
  • Always lock your vehicle doors
  • Pay attention to Ranger Alerts
  • Lock your dorm room when you are not there
  • Add UWPPD emergency/non-emergency contacts into your phone
    • Emergency: 262-595-2911
    • Non-emergency: 262-595-2455

Learn more about ways to stay safe!

Learn more Additional resources

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Learn more about...

  • April 5
    Asian and Pacific Islander Diversity and Heritage- raise awareness for those who identify as Asian and Pacific Islander
  • April 12
    STI's and Safe Sex- learn about safe sex practices for STI Awareness Month.
  • April 19
    Climate Change- raise awareness for climate change for Earth Day. 
  • April 26
    Immunization- Learn about vaccination for World Immunization Week.

Stay tuned for more upcoming information!

Learn more here!

Follow us on our Social Media!



21 Week Equity Challenge 
Feb 1-Jun 21

The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion along with Civic Action Team and Guskin Center for Community and Business Engagement encourage all our campus partners to join us in the 21-Week Equity Challenge. The 21-Week Equity Challenge is an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of how inequity and racism affect our lives and communities.

Learn more


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


Facebook Groups

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!

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Archaeology Field School
ANTH 300 or ANTH 491 
Summer 2021 |  JUN 21-JUL 16  

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Heritage and Tourism
ANTH 320 
FALL 2021
TU TH | 11 AM-12:22 PM 

Design for Mobile Apps

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

The Cinema of Pedro Almodovar

The Cinema of Pedro Almodóvar
SPAN 420
Fall 2021
Tue/Thu | 5-6:22 pm

Music of the Great Migration

Music of the Great Migration 1960-1990
MUS 339 / ETHN 339
Fall 2021
Tue/Thu | 12:30-1:52 pm

Behind the Scenes

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

THEA 218

Intro to Arts Administration
THEA 218
Fall 2021 |  Online

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


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Peoples of Southeast Asia
ANTH 228
Fall 2021 
MON WED FRI | 1-1:53 PM

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