Verify your name and permanent address on your SOLAR account. Your diploma will be mailed to your permanent address unless you provide a different address. The name on your diploma will be the name Parkside has on record, unless you indicate a different name.
SPELLING CHANGE | To change the spelling of your diploma name, send an email to email@example.com using "Diploma name change" in the subject line.
ADDRESS CHANGE | To change your diploma mailing address, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org using "Diploma mailing address change" in the subject line.
Questions? Email email@example.com
Graduation Announcements and Class Rings
Order personalized announcements, diploma frames, class rings, and more from Jostens. Now may be the perfect time to treat yourself to some graduation gifts... or share the links with anyone who wants to send a care package your way.
Also check out the University Bookstore for more graduation gifts.
Federal Loan Repayment
If you borrowed a federal subsidized or unsubsidized loan, you must complete exit counseling when you graduate. Complete your federal student loan Exit Counseling online.
Navigate the student loan repayment process with confidence: make payments, change repayment plans, explore options, and get help based on where you are in the process with one central federal resource.
Financial aid counseling is available by email or phone. Contact the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid during regular business hours.
Financial Education Resources
Transitioning out of college brings loads of responsibility and opportunities to take hold of every aspect of your future. Educators Credit Union provides a library of tools, tutorials, and everyday advice to help you master your personal finances.
Graduating Student Survey
Fellow Rangers from generations of previous graduating classes have shared important information in the Graduating Student Survey. This data helps Parkside continue to deliver on its mission to support student success. Do your part by completing the survey, which can be found in SOLAR on the UWP Student Homepage under the Resources and Links tile.
Professional Graduation Photos
Central Valley Studios Inc. is offering a FREE cap and gown portrait sitting at their location. The free sitting includes free proofs. There is no charge to be photographed and no obligation to purchase.
Central Valley Studios will be using a program called PhotoMatch3 for the Graduation Portraits. This system will allow you to receive your free photo proofs within hours instead of days after the event. You can register at https://regis.viewyour.photos/kiosk/28509/27210930.
DIY Graduation Photos
If you are going the DIY route for now, University Photographer Alyssa Nepper offers up some tips for taking your best selfies celebrating you and this time. As always, we invite you to share it to Parkside social media. If you post to Instagram, use hashtag #UWParkside to join the feed on Midnight Ranger and elsewhere!
Your Parkside email account will expire 4 terms (12 months) after your last day of attendance. This includes summer session and winterim session.
As the 12 months approaches, you will be notified and reminded at 90 days, 60 days, 30 days, 14 days, 7 days, and 2 days prior to expiration.
Any questions? Please contact the Tech Bar at 262-595-2444.
Career Search and Grad School Resources
The Advising and Career Center offers Parkside graduates the same services that currently enrolled students receive. As alumni, you can request appointments, participate in on-campus recruiting, attend career fairs, and use the online career resources free of charge.
Advisors are available for virtual appointments for career search strategies, resume and cover letter assistance, and grad school exploration and preparation. Schedule an appointment on Navigate.
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