Motorist Assistance

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Unlocking Vehicles

We will do our best to assist you with any vehicle that is on the campus property. The City of Platteville Police Department can assist you with vehicles that are on city streets.

If you are not the owner, we may need to contact the owner before service will be rendered.

You will also be required to sign a waiver releasing the university from any liability.

Things we will need to know:

  • Make (Ex: Ford, Chevy, etc.)
  • Model (Ex: Taurus, Cavalier, etc.)
  • Year of Vehicle

Jump Starts

University Police can not use state vehicles to jump start any vehicle.

Residence Hall residents may be able to borrow a set of jumper cables from the Front Desk, however you will need to find another car to assist you.

Non-residence hall residents and after hours will need to call a service garage.

Driver's Licensing and Vehicle Registration

Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Driver License Examining Stations

Note these are only driver's license services, the only full service in the area is Madison.
Please see below for station hours in the surrounding Platteville area.

Community Location Days Hours
Darlington 197 Christensen Drive Tuesday and Thursday 7 a.m.–5 p.m.
Dodgeville Springate Mall
316 W. Spring Street
Tuesday and Thursday 7 a.m.–5 p.m.
Platteville Industrial Park
31 Means Dr
Monday and Wednesday 7 a.m.–5 p.m.
Monroe 815 1st Avenue Monday and Wednesday 7 a.m.–5 p.m.

If you would like more information, you may visit the Madison Department of Transportation website or you may contact them at 608.266.1466.

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Police: Contact Information

Contact Information

Officer On Duty
24 Hours A Day

For Emergency Calls, dial 9-1-1.

For non-emergency calls, contact:

University Police Office
134 Brigham Hall
Tel: 608.342.1584
Fax: 608.342.1641
E-mail: police@uwplatt.edu

Office Hours:
Monday–Friday: 7:30–11 a.m., and
noon–4 p.m., excluding holidays

AFTER HOURS

For after-hours non-emergency calls, contact:

University Police Office
Tel: 608.342.1584

Platteville Police Dispatch
Tel: 608.348.2313

For additional information and other after hours options, visit the University Police Contact Information page.

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