UW-Barron County strives to meet the needs of all our students. Direct questions about accessibility services to the Office of Student Affairs. Visit the accessibility services page on the UW Colleges administrative website to learn more about accessibility services and policies that apply to all UW Colleges campuses.
Campus Information Guide
Some of the topics included in the Campus Information Guide: academic information, adding/dropping courses, final exam schedule, online and distance education courses, scholarships, financial aid, textbooks, transfer, tuition and fees, semester academic calendars, and withdrawal from UW-BC.
Health & Wellness
The University provides a range of services to support student health and wellness including alcohol and drug education and mental health services. Students who aren't already covered through a family member's policy are encourged to sign up for health insurance.
Returning Adult Students
UW-Barron County welcomes adult students. At UW-Barron County, we've helped lots of adults achieve their goals and dreams. Whether you seek a new or enhanced career, want to take a course for intellectual enrichment or something in-between, you can do it and we can help.
Student Affairs Office
The Office of Student Affairs provides comprehensive assistance to prospective and current students in the areas of admission, financial aid, advising, orientation, placement testing, disability services, tutoring services and student activities.
Advisors are available to help students learn about, degree options, majors, academic requirements, and the process of transferring. Help is also available in assessing career goals, planning a return to school, adjusting to academic life, or other areas of concern relevant to beginning or returning to college.
Glenwood Commons is a privately owned and operated residence for students attending UW-Barron County and Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College. Located on South Street in easy walking distance to both campuses, this facility offers 24 spacious apartments with four single bedrooms in each unit.
Learn more about this WestCap property.
Ricelakeonline.com features housing listings, as do local newspaper listings. No recommendations or referrals are implicit in these listings.
Student Handbook & Policies
As a UW-Barron County student, you have certain rights and responsibilities respecting your relationship with your fellow students and the University. The rules, regulations and policies you will find in this booklet are intended to foster an environment of mutual respect for you and your fellow students and to enhance the educational environment of your campus. Here you will find information about federal and state laws, UW System and UW Colleges regulations, policies and procedures that pertain to you and your life on campus.
Please see the Policies section in the UW Colleges Catalog for information about academic policies.
Note: On Oct. 9, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the Wisconsin’s voter ID law from being enforced in the November 4, 2014 election. A photo ID will not be required at the polls. This means that Wisconsin voters, including UW students, do NOT need to present photo identification to vote in the November 4, 2014, election.
Voting is both a right and a responsibility for an engaged citizen. UW-campus name encourages everyone to exercise the right to vote.
- To answer the most frequently asked questions about registration, voter ID, residency and other requirements, please go to the University of Wisconsin System Voting Guide website.
- For the most up-do-date and comprehensive information about voting in Wisconsin, visit the Government Accountability Board’s website.
- To register or to determine where to vote in Barron, please contact the city clerk at (715) 537-6200.
- For information on obtaining an enrollment verification letter, please contact Student Affairs.