After You're Admitted

Welcome to UW-Stout! Let's talk about kicking off your college experience.
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Congratulations! We're so excited to welcome you to the Stout community. Here, you're not only a student but also a member of our vibrant campus culture. If we haven't already, we can't wait to meet you in person!

Until then, there are a few things left for you to do.

New Freshmen

For first-time incoming students coming to UW-Stout, read on:

Enrollment Checklist
 
Upon acceptance

CELEBRATE!!! #FUTUREBLUEDEVIL, #STOUTPROUD, #COLLEGEBOUND

Set up your UW-Stout email account, you will need your Campus ID for this.

Join our admitted student Facebook group!

Entering Stout Fall 2020/Spring 2021: UW-Stout Class of 2024 Facebook group.

Entering Stout Fall 2021/Spring 2022: UW-Stout Class of 2025 Facebook group.

Beginning October 1 Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using FAFSA School Code: 003915
October You will receive a Life at Stout booklet in the mail that will include Housing directions. Follow the online process to sign your contract and pay your $125 housing pre-payment fee to hold your residence hall space. Students who sign up before March 1st will receive priority room selection! Text Housing @ 715-232-1121 with questions.
October

Stout University Foundation Scholarship Application is available online.

October - November Visit us during Daily Admissions Visits, Campus Preview Days or Stout Saturdays!
Beginning February 1 Register for UW Placement Testing online. If you have questions about whether you may be exempt from placement testing, email advisement.testing@uwstout.edu.
First Monday in February Scholarship deadline for Stout University Foundation scholarships.
First Monday in February Blue Devil Guarantee Scholarship Deadline. You must be admitted by this date in order to qualify.
February 15 Priority deadline for FAFSA to be eligible for financial need-based scholarships through the Stout Foundation Scholarship Application.
March Receive Registration and Orientation information. Sign up for your date!
March Receive your Housing roommate questionnaire, room preferences, and University Dining Plan selection information.  Please follow the directions sent from University Housing to complete this through the Housing Gateway. Check your UW-Stout email for this! 
March 15 Deadline to update test scores or high school transcripts to qualify for a higher Blue Devil Guarantee Scholarship. *Must have met the initial deadline to qualify.
Beginning April 1 Minnesota Residents: register for reciprocity.
June  Attend your First-Year Registration and Orientation date that you registered for!
June Check your UW-Stout email for your room selection directions, and how to review your roommate information, residence hall assignment, and move-in guide.  Please follow directions sent by University Housing to know your room selection day and time and steps to choose and review your room selection.
June Sign the Student Account Contract
June Be sure to request final high school transcripts showing your graduation date, and have college/university transcripts sent to the UW-Stout Admissions Office.
August Check your UW-Stout email for move-in instructions from University Housing.
August If taking out student loan(s), sign Master Promissory Notes (MPN) online prior to beginning classes (Access Stout).
Mid-August View your tuition bill in Access Stout (you will receive email notification to your UW-Stout email when your tuition bill is ready to view). View tuition due dates and authorize a parent or guest user on your account.
First week of September Move in to your residence hall, make friends, and have a blast during Welcome Week!
Wednesday after Labor Day Classes begin!
 

Transfer Students

Transferring to UW-Stout? First choose which semester you'll be arriving on campus:

Fall Semester Checklist
Upon Acceptance

Set up your UW-Stout email account, you will need your Campus ID for this.

Join our UW-Stout Transfer Student Facebook group!

Beginning October 1 Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using FAFSA School Code: 003915
October You will receive a Life at Stout booklet in the mail that will include Housing directions. Follow the online process to sign your contract and pay your $125 housing pre-payment fee to hold your residence hall space. Students who sign up before March 1st will receive priority room selection! Text Housing @ 715-232-1121 with questions.
Mid-October Stout University Foundation Scholarship Application is available online.
October - November Come visit us during our Campus Preview Days, Transfer Days and Stout Saturdays.
First Monday in February Scholarship deadline for Stout University Foundation Scholarships.
February 15 If you applied for Stout University Foundation Scholarships: Priority deadline for FAFSA to be eligible for financial need-based scholarships.
March 1 Portfolio due by midnight for all Art & Design BFA programs.  Check your acceptance letter for information on how to contact the office of Art & Design for further information on submitting your portfolio and essay.
Beginning in March Receive Registration information, including how to complete your Student Account Contract.
March If you signed a Housing contract: Receive your Housing roommate questionnaire, room preferences, and University Dining Plan selection information.  Please follow the directions sent from University Housing to complete this through the Housing Gateway. Check your UW-Stout email for this! 
March 15 Priority deadline for FAFSA. Meet this date to ensure your financial aid is ready in the fall.
Beginning April  Minnesota residents register for reciprocity. Registration is available online.
Beginning Mid-April Register for classes online.
Second Monday in June Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship application due.
Second Monday in June Final college transcripts due to the Admissions Office to be considered for the Transfer Student Scholarship.
mid-late June Financial aid award letters posted to Access Stout.
June If you signed a Housing contract: Check your UW-Stout email for your room selection directions, and how to review your roommate information, residence hall assignment, and move-in guide.  Please follow directions sent by University Housing to learn your room selection day/time and steps to choose and review your room selection.
July Parking permit registration begins. Registration available online.
Mid-August View your fall semester billing information in Access Stout (You will receive notification to your UW-Stout email when your tuition bill is ready to view).  View tuition due dates and authorize a parent or guest user on your account.
August If you signed a Housing contract: Check your UW-Stout email for move-in instructions from University Housing.
August If taking out student loan(s), sign Master Promissory Notes (MPN) online prior to beginning classes (Access Stout).
Last Monday in August Deadline to submit your official final college transcripts showing Spring 2020 grades from your prior school to the Admissions Office.
First week of September Move into your residence hall or house/apartment, make friends, and have a blast during Welcome Week!
Wednesday after Labor Day Classes begin!
 
Spring Semester Checklist
 
   
Any time and ongoing Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using FAFSA School Code: 003915.
Any time and ongoing Parking permit registration begins. Registration available online.
October 1 at midnight Priority deadline for portfolio/essay due for all Art & Design BFA programs. Check your acceptance letter for information on how to contact the office of Art & Design for further information on submitting your portfolio and essay.
Any time and ongoing Minnesota residents register for reciprocity. Registration is available online.
October – November  Come visit us during our Campus Preview Days, Transfer Days and Stout Saturdays.
Mid-October and ongoing Receive Registration information, including how to complete your Student Account Contract.
November Financial Aid award letters posted to Access Stout.
November and ongoing If taking out student loan(s), Master Promissory Notes (MPN) must be signed online prior to beginning classes.
Mid-November and ongoing Register for classes online.
Mid-December   View your spring semester billing information in Access Stout (You will receive notification to your UW-Stout email when your tuition bill is ready to view).  View tuition due dates and authorize a parent or guest user on your account.
December If you signed a Housing contract: Check your UW-Stout email for your room selection directions, and how to review your roommate information, residence hall assignment, and move-in guide.  Please follow directions sent by University Housing to learn your room selection day/time and steps to choose and review your room selection.
Thursday prior to classes beginning Move in to residence halls and make friends.
Third Monday in January

Deadline to submit your official final college transcripts showing fall semester grades from your prior school to the Admissions Office.

End of January Classes begin!  spring semester start date varies.  Search 'Academic Calendar' on our website to find the Academic Calendar for your start date.
 

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