UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

New Student and Family Programs

Family Resources

Move In Day


Thank you for your interest in the college experience of your student! We know how important it is for student success to have a strong support system. However, even with support, it is inevitable that students will go through phases of different emotions during their transition. We are here to help you navigate the transition to and through college, one step at a time.

Parent and Family College Planning Guide

It’s happening: your student is going to UWRF! This may or may not be your first time preparing a student for college, but we want to make sure that you and your student are feeling informed and ready for their time as a college student to begin. Read more.

A group moves in boxes to their residence hall on Move-In Day.

Transfer Student Registration

First-Year Family Blog

From topics like stress management, course registration, academic resources, we aim to provide you with helpful insight on how to help your student navigate their college journey. Check back monthly for updated posts relating to the student experience throughout the year! Read more.

Virtual Family Orientation Program


Congratulations on your student's start as a Falcon! We are excited to get to meet you and your student as they begin their journey with us at UWRF. We know that this is not the traditional registration program that you were likely expecting, but we will do our best to help you and your student be as prepared as possible for the amazing experience that lies ahead.

Throughout the Virtual Family Orientation experience, you will learn about helpful resources that our campus has to offer, as well as the various ways that you can best support your student. Follow along linearly, or check out topics that interest you most. You can follow this orientation at your own pace, and look through any items that are of interest to you.

Check out the Virtual Family Orientation Program today!

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Contact Us

New Student and Family Programs
NSFP@uwrf.edu
715-425-4250
M-F, 8:00am - 4:30pm
Rodli Hall 226, Student Success Center

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