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Colleges / University of Wisconsin-Platteville

UW Platteville Student Life

UW Platteville is on a 821-acre campus in a small town setting in Platteville, Wisconsin. There are many activities and organizations for UW Platteville students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

UW Platteville also has fraternities and sororities.

UW Platteville has a thriving Criminal Justice Association. In fact, more students participate in Criminal Justice Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at UW Platteville include Platteville Gaming Association, Dodgeball, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and Outdoor Adventure Club.

UW Platteville students' favorite campus events are Welcome Back Concert, Homecoming Parade and Distinguished Lecturer.

UW Platteville Housing

UW Platteville offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most UW Platteville students live off campus. In 2021, 43% of undergrads at UW Platteville lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 57% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UW Platteville. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

UW Platteville offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Safety at UW Platteville

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of Wisconsin-Platteville is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UW Platteville campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

UW Platteville offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to UW Platteville

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to UW Platteville, take Highway 151 to Platteville, WI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Dubuque Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Wisconsin you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore UW Platteville's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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