Admissions

NEXT STEPS: Reserve Your Spot at UW-Whitewater!

Congratulations #FutureWarhawk! We are excited that you are ready to join the Warhawk family. To reserve your spot and set yourself up for a successful year, just follow the steps below:


Set up your UW-Whitewater Credentials

Now that you are a #FutureWarhawk, it is time to establish your log-in credentials. You'll use this username and password to log in to all university systems, including your WINS account and your email. Your campus email is the main way we will be contacting you from now on. Check it regularly so you do not miss out on important campus information and reminders.

Follow these steps to establish your log-in credentials:

  1. Visit password.uww.edu and click on the log-in button on the left side of your screen.

  2. The next page will require a username and password. Your username is your Net-ID, and your password is your seven-digit ID number (both your Net-ID and seven-digit ID number can be found on your admission letter).

  3. You will then be prompted to change your password.

  4. Once your password is changed, you can access all university accounts using your Net-ID and new password.

Start your housing contract 

Your housing contract is available starting Oct. 1, 2020 for fall 2021 new students and Nov. 1, 2020 for spring 2021 new students. Due to the high demand for on-campus housing, we recommend you submit your signed housing contract along with the $125 housing deposit as soon as possible. You will have the opportunity to select a Learning Community and be matched with a roommate at a later date. Visit uww.edu/housing to begin, and note that you will use your seven-digit ID number as both your username and password when accessing the housing contract.

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The FAFSA is available at  fafsa.ed.gov starting Oct. 1, 2020. The priority deadline for submission is  Jan. 1, 2021. If you completed the FAFSA and submitted all your required materials by Jan. 1, your award letter will be sent beginning Feb. 1.  

Register for Placement Testing

We will send you more information regarding The University of Wisconsin System math, English and foreign language placement. Please check your UW-W email. The Center for Placement Testing information can be found here.

Register for Warhawks SOAR

Warhawks SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration) is your first orientation program where you will connect with other new Warhawks and talk with academic advisors for course enrollment. Warhawks SOAR registration is available beginning March 1, 2021 for fall 2021 new students and Oct. 1, 2020 for spring 2021 new students.

How to Register for Warhawks SOAR

Warhawks SOAR registration is available beginning March 1, 2021 for fall 2021 new students and Oct. 1, 2020 for spring 2021 new studentsTo register, log into your WINS account, select "Warhawks SOAR" and follow the prompts.

Visit  First Year Experience for more information

We can't wait to welcome you to the Warhawk family!
If you have any questions about your next steps, contact the Admissions Office at 262-472-1440.

Set up UW-Whitewater Credentials 

Now that you are a future Warhawk, it is time to establish your log-in credentials. You'll use this username and password to log in to all university systems, including your WINS account and your email. Your campus email is the main way we will be contacting you from now on. Check it regularly so you do not miss out on important campus information and reminders.

Follow these steps to establish your log-in credentials:

  1. Visit password.uww.edu and click on the log-in button on the left side of your screen.

  2. The next page will require a username and password. Your username is your Net-ID, and your password is your seven-digit ID number (both your Net-ID and seven-digit ID number can be found on your admission letter).

  3. You will then be prompted to change your password.

  4. Once your password is changed, you can access all university accounts using your Net-ID and new password.

Register for Warhawks SOAR

Warhawks SOAR (Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration) is your first orientation program where you will connect with other new Warhawks and talk with academic advisors for course enrollment. Warhawks SOAR registration is available in your WINS account Beginning Oct. 1, 2020.

How to Register for Warhawks SOAR 

Warhawks SOAR registration is available in your WINS account Beginning Oct. 1, 2020. To register, log into your WINS account, select "Warhawks SOAR" and follow the prompts.

Visit First Year Experience for more information.

Register for Placement Testing 

If you are not transferring to UW-Whitewater with a direct equivalent for an English or math course, you are required to take the University of Wisconsin System English or math placement exam. The Center for Placement Testing information can be found here: https://exams.wisc.edu/placement/regionaltesting/information.php.

If you previously completed the UW System placement exam, we will be able to access your scores. 

Start Your Optional Housing Contract

Your housing contract is available starting Nov. 1, 2020. Due to the high demand for on-campus housing, we recommend you submit your signed housing contract along with the $125 housing deposit as soon as possible. Visit uww.edu/housing to begin, and note that you will use your seven-digit ID number as both your username and password when accessing the housing contract.

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The FAFSA is available at fafsa.ed.gov. If you have completed a FAFSA application for a previous institution, please login to your FAFSA account and add UW-Whitewater’s school code to your application. FAFSA code: 003926

Submit your final transcript

Final acceptance to the UW-Whitewater is contingent upon the receipt of your official final transcript, as well as maintaining a 2.0 cumulative GPA. Check your to do list in your WINS account for the official final transcript that may be needed. Official transcripts must be received by the start of the term.