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Proudly Serving the Community Since 1874

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is one of 13 comprehensive universities in the prestigious University of Wisconsin system dedicated to serving the local community and surrounding region through a variety of programs, services and partnerships.

Our institutional mission is to help prepare students to be productive, creative, ethical, engaged citizens and leaders with an informed global perspective. Part of the way we achieve that mission is by fostering a dynamic and inclusive relationship with our local community.
As a public, state funded institution, you are welcome to take advantage of the following resources:


UW-River Falls has a reputation for its outstanding academic programs. The university enrolls nearly 6,200 students annually in its four distinct colleges with the following educational offerings:

Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees
Bachelor Degree Completion Programs
Professional Development Certificates
Graduate Certificates and Licenses
Public Lectures, Workshops and Conferences

Student Employees, Interns & Volunteers

The UW-River Falls Career Services department partners with more than 2,000 employers each year to help them recruit qualified students for job and internship opportunities with:

Hire-a-Falcon Job/Internship Database
On-Campus Career Events

Our Student Involvement office is available to connect non-profit organizations with student volunteers through our:

Volunteer Service Opportunity Database

Economic Development

UW-River Falls is dedicated to supporting the economic growth and development throughout the greater St. Croix Valley. Whether you are thinking about starting a business or already own one, take advantage of our:

Small Business Development Center
Center for Innovation and Business Development

Facility Rental & Catering Services

UW-River Falls works with non-university groups and individuals to host and cater special events on campus. Let us help you with your next:

Wedding, Ceremony and Reception
Summer Residential Camp

Agriculture & Food Resources

UW-River Falls has earned an outstanding reputation throughout the region for excellence in agriculture and food processing, and offers:

Campus Farm Visits
Compost Sale
Center for Dairy Farm Safety
Cooperative Extension
Dairy Processing Workshops and Licensing
Falcon Foods: Cheese, Ice Cream and Meat Sales
Horse Breeding and Colts-in-Training Sale

Health & Human Services

As a leader in early childhood education and communication disorders, UW-River Falls provides the following services to students, faculty and staff, as well as the community:

Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic
CHILD Center Daycare 

Art, Music, Culture & Entertainment

As a cultural hub for the community, the St. Croix Valley and West Central Wisconsin, UW-River Falls hosts the following events, performances and exhibits that are open to the community:

Intercollegiate Rodeo
Chill on the Hill Concert Series
Homecoming/Family Weekend Events
Camp Badger
Bowls for Hope
Music and Theater Performances
Art Exhibits
Observatory/Astronomy Talks
Digital Dome (Planetarium)

Athletics & Recreation

Sport and recreation enthusiasts can take advantage of a variety of events, camps and rental equipment, including:

Falcon Athletic Events (16 NCAA Division III Teams)
Falcon Center Memberships (Coming 2017)
Youth Sports Camps
Skate School, Ice Skating Lessons and Open Skating
Falcon Outdoor Adventures Trips and Equipment Rental
Public Walking Trails

For more information on community resources or partnering with the university, contact:

Beth Schommer