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Student Consumer Information
Federal and state regulations require universities to provide enrolled and prospective students with certain consumer information. The following list provides links to and information regarding required disclosures. For more information on a particular topic, please contact the relevant office or the Office of Student Affairs.
General Institutional Information
- Academic Programs
- Accreditation, Approval, and Licensure of Institution and Programs
- Athletic Programs
- Career Services, Job Placement, and Graduate and Professional Education
- Computer, Network Usage, and Copyright Policies
- Faculty and Academic Staff
- Hate/Bias Reporting
- Information for Non-Wisconsin Residents
- Privacy of Student Records - Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
- Services for Students with Disabilities
- Student Activities
- Student Complaint Process
- Student Conduct Policies
- Student Outcomes (Student Right-to-Know Act)—includes graduation, retention, and transfer-out rates
- Teacher Preparation Programs
- UW-Platteville does not require on-campus students to purchase textbooks. Instead, the university offers a textbook rental program covered by segregated fees, which are part of tuition. Textbook rental costs are calculated on a per-credit basis up to a per-semester maximum, regardless of the number of textbooks assigned. For more information, including current segregated fees for textbook rental, visit the Textbook Center or Registrar's Office.
- UW-Platteville Distance Education students must purchase their textbooks. Information regarding required textbooks for distance education courses is available through links on the Distance Education textbook page. It is important for you to review the textbook costs associated with each course. In some cases, there will be differing costs based on new vs. used, hard cover vs. soft cover, edition of the book, etc.
Transfer of Credit Policies and Articulation Agreements
- Distance Education - Each program that is offered online has general policies associated with transferring credits from other institutions. In addition, specific transfer, articulation, and credit for prior learning agreements are identified for each individual program.
- University Directory
- Voter Registration Information
Cost and Financial Aid Information
- Cost of Attendance
- Net Price Calculator
- Financial Aid Estimator
- Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Financial Aid Information
- Available Financial Aid Programs
- The Application Process
- How Eligibility for Aid is Determined
- How and When Financial Aid Will Be Disbursed
The Availability of Financial Aid for Study Abroad
- Enrollment in a program of study abroad approved for credit by UW-Platteville may be considered enrollment in UW-Platteville for purposes of applying for federal student financial aid. See Available Financial Aid Programs for more information.
- The Terms of Loan Repayment
- Repayment Plans and Calculators
- Entrance Loan Counseling Information
- Exit Loan Counseling Information for Federal Direct Loans
- Exit Loan Counseling for Federal Perkins Loans
- National Student Loan Data Systems (NSLDS)
- Federal Work-Study and Other Student Employment (Terms and Availability)
- Federal Student Loan Ombudsman's Office
- Return of Title IV Aid and Repayment Policy
- Standards for Satisfactory Academic Progress
- Rights and Responsibilities
- Financial Aid Code of Conduct
Health and Safety
- Campus Security and Fire Safety Policies
- Crime and Fire Statistics
- Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention
- Emergency Notification
- Missing Persons Reporting
- Student Health Services
- State law does not require students to be vaccinated. The Wisconsin State Public Health Law, Act 61, effective January 1, 2004, requires all colleges and universities in Wisconsin to inform students and seek responses regarding certain vaccinations from students living in residence halls. Brochures regarding meningococcal disease and hepatitis B are distributed to students each year and further information is available on the Student Health Services website.
- Meningococcal Meningitis / Hepatitis B Vaccination Response Form
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