UW-Barron County strives to meet the needs of all our students. Direct questions about accessibility services to the Solution Center. 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-Barron County.
The UW Colleges Emergency Grant is available to students with an unexpected financial crisis that would cause a student to not complete the term. Expenses such as unexpected medical expenses, car repair, travel expenses for a family emergency and replacement of items due to theft/fire damage. Funds cannot be used for tuition, textbooks, student fees, alcohol or tobacco, groceries, entertainment, legal services, or fines or forfeitures resulting from legal violations. No more than two grants per academic year per student, not to exceed $500 total is available. Please contact your the Solution Center for more information.
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.
The Solution Center 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.
Voting is both a right and a responsibility for an engaged citizen. UW-Barron County encourages everyone to exercise the right to vote.
A photo ID will be required at the polls for upcoming elections. Most UW-Barron County students will still be able to use a Wisconsin driver’s license or State of Wisconsin ID, which already meet voter ID requirements.
Free Voter ID cards can be obtained by UW-Barron County students at the Solution Center office.
For complete information on voting as a student please check out the University of Wisconsin System Voting Guide.