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University of Wisconsin La Crosse

La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
At UWL, we live out the Wisconsin idea of public service and community engagement. We are proud to work with our many partners in La Crosse, giving back every day to a community that generously supports our teaching, learning and service mission.

Master's Programmes

Computer Science & IT (2)
Agriculture & Forestry (1)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)

About

History

  • 3/19/1905 The University of Wisconsin- La Crosse was founded. 
  • 3/22/1908 Main Hall was constructed.
  • 3/23/1909 La Crosse Normal School Opens its Doors

Education

  • College of Business Administration (CBA)
  • College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities (CASSH)
  • School of Visual & Performing Arts (VPA)
  • College of Science and Health (CSH)
  • School of Education (SOE)

Research

UWL is dedicated to supporting research and other scholarly and creative activities by students in all academic disciplines. 

Career

The Academic Advising Center and Career Services is a team of educators who advise, encourage, challenge, and support students in their academic planning and career development. We are committed to continuous improvement and innovation in services and programming. We seek to empower students to pursue the knowledge and experience necessary to make informed academic and career decisions congruent with their values and identity, leading to success at UWL and beyond.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

Services

Student services

  • The Student Union is the living room for campus. We see the Union as the center of campus life, which facilitates learning, and provides services and programs that foster an inclusive environment. 
  • Our purpose in the Student Life Office is to support and encourage students’ growth and well-being in ways that enable them to thrive. We strive to empower students to share responsibility in the learning process and to create a positive learning community.

Housing services

Welcome to the residence halls at UWL! Residence Life is proud to support our 3,400 students and staff residing on campus. Take some time to look through the information about the different types of residence halls:

  • cube style
  • wing style
  • Eagle Hall suites
  • Reuter Hall apartments

Library services

Murphy Library

  • Total Volumes: 387,876
  • Databases: 230
  • E-Books: 670,354
  • Audiovisual material: 3899
  • Seating: 2,329
  • LRC's total gross sq. ft.: 153,545

ICT services

  • Cable television
  • Wireless and ports

Medical services

  • The Student Health Center is dedicated to serving the unique healthcare needs of UWL & Western students.
  • We are still open for our full array of services including primary care, same day care, mental health, and physical therapy. Some of these services are also being offered virtually!!!!

Student Life

Campus life

  • Archaeology Center
  • Cartwright Center
  • Center for the Arts
  • Child Care Center
  • Cleary Alumni & Friends Center
  • Health Science Center
  • Heating Plant
  • Hoeschler Tower
  • Maintenance Building
  • Whitney Center
  • Wing Technology Center

Sports facilities

  • Veterans Memorial Field Sports Complex
  • Mitchell Hall Gymnasium
  • Mitchell Hall Fieldhouse
  • Richard L. Pein Natatorium
  • North Campus Field
  • Cartwright Center
  • Skogen Family Sports Performance Center
  • Copeland Park

Student clubs

  • Beta Alpha Psi
  • Eta Phi Alpha
  • Eta Sigma Gamma
  • Golden Key International Honour Society
  • Kappa Delta Pi-Beta Tau Chapter #67
  • Lambda Pi Eta
  • Phi Alpha Theta
  • Psi Chi
  • Sigma Delta Pi - Epsilon Theta Chapter
  • Sigma Tau Delta

Accreditation

Institutional accreditation is the process by which the University demonstrates to the public that it is fulfilling its mission to provide a quality education through the appropriate use of its resources and its adherence to the criteria established for all colleges and university in our region in the North Central region by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The university was first accredited in 1928 as Wisconsin State College at La Crosse and remains accredited by HLC.

La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States

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