General Institutional Information
Student Consumer Information
Teacher Preparation Programs
UW-Platteville does not require on-campus students to purchase textbooks. Instead, the university offers a textbook rental program covered by segregated fees, which are part of tuition. Textbook rental costs are calculated on a per-credit basis up to a per-semester maximum, regardless of the number of textbooks assigned. For more information, including current segregated fees for textbook rental, visit the Textbook Center or Registrar's Office.
UW-Platteville Distance Education students must purchase their textbooks. Information regarding required textbooks for distance education courses is available through links on the Distance Education textbook page. It is important for you to review the textbook costs associated with each course. In some cases, there will be differing costs based on new vs. used, hard cover vs. soft cover, edition of the book, etc.
Distance Education - Each program that is offered online has general policies associated with transferring credits from other institutions. In addition, specific transfer, articulation, and credit for prior learning agreements are identified for each individual program.
Cost and Financial Aid Information
Enrollment in a program of study abroad approved for credit by UW-Platteville may be considered enrollment in UW-Platteville for purposes of applying for federal student financial aid. See Available Financial Aid Programs for more information.
Rights and Responsibilities
Health and Safety
Campus Security and Fire Safety Policies
Crime and Fire Statistics: Annual Security Report & Annual Fire Safety Report
Timely Warning and Emergency Notification
Missing Persons Reporting
State law does not require students to be vaccinated. The Wisconsin State Public Health Law, Act 61, effective January 1, 2004, requires all colleges and universities in Wisconsin to inform students and seek responses regarding certain vaccinations from students living in residence halls. Brochures regarding meningococcal disease and hepatitis B are distributed to students each year and further information is available on the Student Health Services website.