University of Wisconsin--Parkside

Since 1968, the University of Wisconsin-Parkside has been enriching minds and changing lives of those who attend. That rich legacy continues today.Small classes and one-on-one faculty attention have been our hallmark, and continue to be part of an experience that brightens futures. Our student-centric approach means students are never taught by assistants, dont get lost in a crowd, and do get to work side-by-side with faculty dedicated to their success.We also support students by designing custom-tailored degree programs that meet the needs of todays demanding job market, as well as students unique curiosities. Combining academic disciplines can energize new pursuits and discoveries, so we encourage students to create the interdisciplinary course program that suits their interests.One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students thats unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in ones future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals.Parkside students receive a strong return on their investment. We empower our graduates and certificate recipients with the knowledge and practical skills vital to achieving personal and professional success in the changing local and global communities in which they live and work. And our ever-growing academic reputation, regional status, and location along the Milwaukee-Chicago corridor provides students with access to the regions top employers.Here, on our idyllic campus set on 700 acres of natural Wisconsin prairie and woodland, you will find diverse, energetic students making the most of their higher-education experience. With open spaces like our on-campus disc golf course and nationally-acclaimed cross country course, a diverse variety of student organizations, and our position as a regional center for the performing arts, Parkside is a community thats easy to call home.

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School Details

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Public, Coed 1968 N/A Semester $6.7 million 900 Wood Road, Kenosha, WI 53141 (262) 595-2345
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Wisconsin Kenosha 881

Info & Regulations

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Campus size (acres) 750
Students who have cars on campus 75%
Alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age Yes

Health & Safety

Basic student services offered

nonremedial tutoring
women's center
placement service
health service
health insurance

Campus safety and security services offered

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols
Late night transport/escort service
24-hour emergency telephones
Lighted pathways/sidewalks
Student patrols
Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc.)


Career services offered

on-campus job interviews
resume assistance
career/job search classes
alumni network
interest inventory
interview training

Computer Resources

Computers available for student use in

residence halls
computer center/labs
student center

Library & Museum Information

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On-campus library Yes
Museums or special academic buildings on campus Language Lab, Electron Microscope, Music Lab, English Lab, Language Lab, Tutoring Center

Learning Disabled (LD) Students

Services for LD students

Remedial math
Reading machines
Untimed tests
Note-taking services
Learning center
Extended time for tests
Priority registration
Texts on tape
Other testing accommodations

Physically Disabled Students

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Accessibility of campus to physically disabled students Fully

Services for physically disabled students

Note-taking services
Tape recorders
Special housing
Adaptive equipment
Reader services
Interpreters for hearing-impaired
Talking books