UW Whitewater is on a 400-acre campus in the suburban setting of Whitewater, Wisconsin, not far from Milwaukee.
There are many activities and organizations for UW Whitewater students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? UW Whitewater has fraternities and sororities.
UW Whitewater has the Adult Student Connection. In fact, more students participate in the Adult Student Connection than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at UW Whitewater include Pan Hellenic Council, Sigma Alpha Lambda (Academic Honors), Cru (Faith-Related Organization) and National Society of Leadership and Success.
UW Whitewater students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming Week, Campus Welcome Week events and Spring and Fall Career Fairs.
This table offers information on housing at UW Whitewater.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||23%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||77%|
UW Whitewater offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most UW Whitewater students live off campus. In 2022, 23% of undergrads at UW Whitewater lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 77% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UW Whitewater. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
UW Whitewater offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At UW Whitewater there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at UW Whitewater:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Tennis||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
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-Whitewater is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UW Whitewater campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
UW Whitewater offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit UW Whitewater, take Interstate 90 to Whitewater, WI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Mitchell International airport.
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