The Student Affairs website provides a wealth of information for incoming and continuing students.
Official student records information is available to students through our student information system (currently eSIS) or through the Registrar’s Office website, above.
18.104.22.168 Degree Audit Report (DAR)
A Degree Audit Report (DAR) is an advising tool that provides an itemized record for tracking academic progress toward a specific undergraduate degree. A DAR includes completed and in-progress UWRF course work and accepted transfer course work. DARs can be printed based on a student’s current degree program, or based on program changes that a student is considering.
Students can view their DAR through their Student Center in eSIS. Advisers can also view their advisee’s DAR through their faculty center in eSIS.
An official transcript of a student's academic record is maintained by the Registrar's Office. The permanent record is considered confidential between the student and the University. No transcripts are released, except to authorized representatives within the University, without the written permission of the student.
22.214.171.124 Requesting Transcripts
126.96.36.199.1 Official Transcript
A UWRF official transcript is a complete academic record of a student's academic enrollment at UWRF maintained by the Registrar’s Office. An official transcript includes all undergraduate, graduate, and professional courses. Partial transcripts are not available.
An official transcript will not be issued unless all obligations to the University have been satisfied. Official transcripts will not be faxed. They can only be picked up or mailed.
To order your official transcript, follow the directions on the link below:
For your security, no requests can be taken over the phone or e-mail. Transcripts will not be faxed. Transcripts cannot be released until all financial obligations to the University have been met and all financial holds have been removed.
188.8.131.52.2 Unofficial Transcript
Unofficial transcripts are only available on eSIS for currently enrolled students, and students who have activated their eSIS account (and have no outstanding financial obligations over the amount of $25.00).
If you were a student before Fall 2003, you cannot obtain an unofficial transcript. You will need to order an official transcript as directed above and photocopy to make unofficial transcripts when needed.
In accordance with the University of Wisconsin System General Administrative Policy Papers #18 and #31 (Student Hourly Help and Payment for Service), the following policies exist on this campus:
The Academic Success Center provides an array of academic support services for students, including tutoring, services for disabled students, academic advising for students who have not declared a major, outreach advising, and multicultural services.
The Academic Success Center houses the University's TRIO program, a three-part federally-funded program:
· SSS : a support program to assist students that qualify under federal guidelines to make the transition to college and to graduate in a timely fashion.
· McNair Scholars Program: a program designed to assist first generation, low income, or groups under-represented in doctoral studies to pursue a doctoral degree.
· Upward Bound Program: a federally-funded college preparatory program that generates in its participants the skills and motivations necessary to complete a program of secondary education and to succeed in a program of post-secondary education.
Further information about Academic Success Center programs is located at the above website.
The Career Services office offers individual career counseling and career assessments and assists with career decision making, occupational exploration, job search strategies, interviewing preparation, guidance with graduate or professional school selection and application, and opportunities to connect with employers on campus. Professional counselors and Career Peer Advisors are available to help with resumé, cover letter and portfolio reviews, researching careers, and assistance with other career-related questions.
The Career Services office conducts numerous programs and hosts on-campus interviews each semester. In addition to an array of career-related workshops and programs, there is an annual campus-wide Career Fair held in October and two Etiquette Dinners offered each semester, as well as Networking Socials. Students can also register for "Hire-a- Falcon," a web-based job posting and referral system that helps them locate job opportunities and internships. The "Hire-a-Falcon" system includes The Mentor Network, which is comprised of alumni who have offered to be resources for students who are interested in conducting informational interviews and networking. Career Services' website has a listing of events, programs, handouts, and numerous career-related links.
Counseling Services are available to currently enrolled UWRF students. Services are confidential, free, and provided by professional staff. Individual counseling is provided by on-campus counselors located in Career, Counseling and Student Health Services at 211 Hagestad Hall (425-3884). Students may call or stop in to schedule an appointment.
Alcohol and other drug assessments are available (a fee is charged for court-ordered assessments) for currently enrolled UWRF students through UWRF Counseling Services. Limited short-term psychiatric services are also available for currently enrolled UWRF students.
The University is a unique community whose members, especially students, have both common and diverse characteristics and needs. The Counseling Services staff embraces all differences within our campus community. We strive to serve and be an ally to our students, faculty and staff, by promoting an inclusive and welcoming environment. Counseling staff understand the issues associated with learning, personal growth, and life span development.
Counseling assists individuals in overcoming obstacles that may otherwise prevent them from attaining academic, personal, and professional goals. Counselors utilize developmental, preventative, and consultative methods to work with students, faculty, and staff in order to foster health and success.
What Student Health Services does:
· Provides access to clinical health services for students · Monitors the health and mental health status of students, the campus, and the community · Identifies pertinent health concerns and issues · Provides collaborative health programming, services, and policies to help address these issues · Serves as a consultant and resource for health information and services
Clinical services through Student Health Services are provided for registered full-time and part-time UWRF students through contractual agreements with the River Falls Medical Clinic and Pierce County Reproductive Health Services. A portion of the segregated fees paid by students supports these services. Students are eligible during the academic, January, and summer terms as long as they are registered for the current term and have paid fees as required. Students are eligible between consecutive terms as long as they are registered for the next term and have paid fees as required.
The University of Wisconsin-River Falls typically has between 125-140 active student organizations at any given time. These organizations cover a range of interests and disciplines and serve a myriad of purposes from providing academic support to offering competitive sports opportunities to just hanging out with friends and having fun.