We think you'll love it here. The best way to find out if UW-Whitewater is a fit for you is to spend some time on our southeastern Wisconsin campus.

We're excited to show you and your family around acres of green spaces and gardens, academic buildings, residence halls, sports complexes, and other UW-Whitewater campus highlights. 


How to visit UW-Whitewater

Campus tours allow you to see everyday college life in action. Here are a few ways to tour our Whitewater Campus. 

General Campus Visits

Warhawk Preview Days

This exciting program allows you to explore what it means to be a Warhawk! Meet with representatives from our academic colleges, explore our many areas of campus support, and learn about how to apply to UW-Whitewater. You’ll also hear from our current Warhawks as you experience a campus tour. Formal programming will run from 8:30 am – 1:30 pm with optional activities to follow.

Dates: September 30, October 21

Register for a Warhawk Preview Day

Daily Campus Tours

UW-Whitewater campus tours are led by friendly, knowledgeable Warhawks who love sharing all UW-Whitewater has to offer. We offer tours of our Whitewater campus most weekdays and the occasional Saturday. This experience will last about 2 hours, including a brief presentation by an admissions counselor followed by a walking tour.

Book your daily tour

LLAVE: Latinos Logrando Altas Visiones Educativas

LLAVE is an event for Spanish-speaking students and their families to learn more about the college search and admissions process at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Sessions include information on academic and campus resources, financial aid, a campus tour, and more on how UW-Whitewater creates an environment focused on student success.

Date:  November 5

Register for LLAVE

Group Tours

Schedule a group tour with us! Bring your group of ten or more to visit UW-Whitewater to learn more about our University, our academic programs, college life, and take a tour! Group tours can be crafted to fit your specific needs.

Schedule a Group Tour

Campus tours allow you to see everyday college life in action. Here are a few ways to tour our Rock County Campus.

UW-Whitewater at Rock County Welcome Days

Learn more about the campus, hear from current students and instructors, meet other new students, take a tour, and get excited about the fall semester. Event is for new students who are registered for fall.

Register for Rock County Welcome Days

Tuesday Tours at Two

Each week at 2 p.m., we offer tours of our Rock County campus led by a knowledgeable Warhawk.  Bring a parent, friend or sibling if you wish. To take a tour, either stop by the campus any Tuesday at 2 p.m., call the Warhawk Solution Center at 608-758-6541 or email We'll ask for a few questions about your interests to help us tailor your needs. 

Register for a Tuesday Tour @ 2

Self-Guided Tour

Can’t attend a Tuesday tour? Visit our campus at a time that is convenient for you and take a self-guided tour. Self-guided tours are available Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Instructions and materials for the tour are located on the tour table at the Hyatt Smith Hall entrance.

Campus Videos

Further explore UW-Whitewater at Rock County and all the opportunities we have to offer our students.


Virtual Visit Experiences

Virtual Tour (Self-Guided)

Take a virtual tour today and let our friendly tour guide show you around campus, as you browse on your computer or mobile device. You’ll hit some of the most popular places on campus, from bustling recreation spaces to bright and airy learning facilities — and you’ll also see what our campus looks like as the seasons.

Take the Virtual Tour »

Virtual Student Panel

Join current Warhawks as they discuss what it is like to be a student at UW-Whitewater and answer any questions that you have.

Dates: October 13, November 8 

Register for a Virtual Student Panel »

Virtual Information Session and Tour with a Warhawk

Take a tour of the Whitewater campus from where you are! First, you’ll learn about academics, campus support, how to apply and Next Steps after admission at UW-Whitewater from our admissions team. Then, tour UW-Whitewater with a knowledgeable Warhawk who loves sharing all UW-Whitewater has to offer. You can also interact with us and ask questions using the chat function on your screen!

Dates: September 27, October 26, December 1

Register for a Virtual Tour with a Warhawk »

Transfer Warhawks Virtual Tour

Meet with a Transfer Admissions Counselor for an information session and take a virtual tour led by a current Warhawk.

Dates: September 28, October 5, October 24

Register for a Transfer Warhawks Virtual Tour »

If you have questions about applying to UW-Whitewater, contact us »

Planning to visit campus? Here are a few resources to help you find your way:

Maps and Directions

Visitor and Parking Services

Where to Stay Near Campus

While you’re close to campus, you might also want to check out our hometown of Whitewater, as well as explore more of southeastern Wisconsin. Our region is filled with lakes, prairies, forests — and plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities.

Discover Whitewater — Official Website

Kettle Moraine State Forest

More to explore