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Your Next Steps | Get To Know Campus
Get ready for our campus! Let us help you find the resources you need to make a smooth transition this year.
Select your room • See PAGE 2
Review transportation & campus parking options • See PAGE 19
Get connected to campus resources • Inclusivity/ See PAGE 16 • Business Services / See PAGE 18 • University Dining / See PAGE 20 • Transferring health care / See PAGE 24 • Campus Directory / See PAGE 25
View your room assignment, dining plan, and roommate information on the Housing Gateway • See PAGE 4
Prepare for Move-In and read the Move-In Guide • See PAGE 6
Get involved on campus • Apply for campus jobs / See PAGE 12 • Explore your PickOne options / See PAGE 14 • University Recreation / See PAGE 22
We’ll see you soon!
1. Life@Stout | After Acceptance We’re excited you’ve been accepted to Stout and want to share what campus has to offer! Look at all services, programs, activities, and opportunities available to you as a student! Don’t forget to sign your Housing and Dining contract if you’re living on campus. This booklet will also help guide you through Room Options, Roommate Preferences, and choosing a Dining Plan for the upcoming spring semester.
Get To Know Campus | December Become more familiar with campus and learn about a variety of resources available for you. Find a campus job, purchase a fitness membership, or get involved with a student organization. Also, receive directions on selecting a room, move-in instructions, and orientation details. This is the final step in making a smooth transition to your life at Stout.
Change Of Plans?
Questions on Getting To Know Campus?
If you are no longer planning to attend UW-Stout, log on to the Housing Contract Gateway using Step 2 on page 2. Scroll down and select Cancel My Future Contract.
University Housing 170 Price Commons 715.232.1121 firstname.lastname@example.org www.uwstout.edu/housing
Campus Card Office 110 Price Commons 715.232.3686
University Dining 160 Price Commons 715.232.1585 email@example.com www.uwstout.edu/dining
A space to call your own. Follow our directions for selecting your room and residence hall.
Incoming first-year students can choose spaces in the following FYE buildings: To learn more about the Residence Halls, visit University Housing online at www.uwstout.edu/life-stout/housing/residence-halls Choosing A Residence Hall Students are part of two different residence hall programs. First year students are part of the First Year Experience (FYE) program and students who are returning to campus or are transfer students are part of The Next Experience (TNE) program. Outlined below are Residence Halls available.
Selecting A Room
Step 1 • Check your UW-Stout email for detailed directions that include a video on room selection steps. Step 2 • Go to: www.uwstout.edu/housing-gateway • Use your UW-Stout username and password to log onto the site.* Step 3 • At or after your selection time, select Pick My Future Room. • The system will only let you see rooms that are available to you. Step 4 • Follow the directions to select your room. • Note: Once you select your room, you are not able to change it. Step 5 • If your desired roommate is also an incoming student, you can assign your desired roommate at your selection time if space is available. Follow the directions to assign your desired roommate if you have one. Once you have assigned yourself to a room, you will immediately receive an email confirmation. Review your room and meal plan assignments and your roommate(s) on the Housing Gateway by selecting My Room and Plan Assignments on the home page.
Curran, Kranzusch, Tustison and Oetting Hall (CKTO) Hansen, Keith, Milnes and Chinnock Hall (HKMC) South Hall
Incoming transfer or re-entry students can choose spaces in the following TNE buildings:
Selecting A Room In A Living Community When you go to select a room, you will see available living communities. If you would like to choose a room in a living community, click on the community to see what spaces are available.
North Hall Antrim, Froggatt and McCalmont Hall (AFM) Fleming and Hovlid Hall (FH) Jeter, Tainter and Callahan Hall (JTC) Wigen Hall Red Cedar Hall *Only available if you are a Junior or Senior or will be 21 by 1/23/2020
* Forgot your password? Go to: password.uwstout.edu.
Get To Know Campus | Room Assignments and Plans
Is everything in order? View your room selection, roommate info, and dining plan.
View Your Room Assignment and Plans
Step 1 • Go to: www.uwstout.edu/housing-gateway • Use your UW-Stout username and password to log into the site.* Step 2 • Select My Room and Plan Assignments to see: • Room Assignments • Building, Bed Space (your room number), type of room, and your address • Roommate(s) • Baseline Dining Plan and Baseline Plus funds • Locked Room Password- • You will use this password to gain access to your spare keys if you lock yourself out of your room.
Your move-in guide PG 6 - PG 9
Note: In some fields, you may see items listed more than once with different move in/out or start/end dates. This indicates that you have room and plan assignments for the Winterm and Spring Semester.
Contact Your Roommate Before Arrival
Your roommate’s contact info is listed under My Room and Plan Assignments on the Housing Gateway. Connect with your roommate to coordinate what you will need to bring for your room. Note: Roommate assignments can change. Please check the Housing Gateway periodically to review the status of your roommate assignment.
* Forgot your password? Go to: password.uwstout.edu.
Get To Know Campus
Your move-in day is coming! We’ll see you January 23, 2020.
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Arriving to campus. You may begin to arrive at 8am on Thursday, January 23, 2020. Orientation will begin at 8am on Friday, January 24. Students use their ID card to gain entrance to their hall. We encourage you to arrive between 8am - 4pm on Thursday. When you arrive, please go to the Campus Card Office (110 Price Commons) to get your ID. If you arrive after 4pm, you will get your ID card at orientation. When you arrive to your hall to check-in, go to the front desk. A staff member will check you in and have you sign for your keys. You are then ready to move your belongings to your room.
On the right are examples of student room layouts. The dimensions are approximate and each room may vary by several inches. Students living in Antrim, Chinnock, Fleming, Froggatt, Hansen, Hovlid, Keith, McCalmont, Tainter, and North have moveable dressers, desks, and bookcases. There is no need to bring a refrigerator or microwave as each room is furnished with an appliance that includes a microwave, a separate freezer and a refrigerator.
• Loft, bed, mattress • Desk and chair • Mirror • Window blinds • Computer & cable TV jack • Carpeting • Smoke detector • Dresser • Closet with shelf & clothes bar • Bookshelf • Trash & recycling containers • Refrigerator/freezer/microwave combination unit
The average size of a double room is 11’x 15’ and the ceiling height is approximately 7’8”. Triple rooms average 11’x 20’.
Lofts (Included in rooms)
• 12 different levels so that you can put it at a height you are comfortable with. • Set up your beds as bunks, if you prefer that arrangement. • If you want to put a futon or other couch under your loft, it should be 80” long or less. • The distance from the floor to the top of your lofted mattress is 72”.
What To Bring
Alarm Clock TV and DVD player Extra lighting/lamps Personal safe Shower shoes and caddy Bathrobe Laundry Printer paper Insurance cards Bed linens, blanket, pillow (twin x-long) Plants, posters, decorations TV cables and connections,
80” LOFT BUNKED
coax cable Cellphone
What Not To Bring
X Pets (except fish) X Large, loud stereos X Alcohol (if under 21) X Illegal drugs X Candles X Appliances with open heating elements X Toasters, toaster ovens, etc X Landline (no phone service in rooms) X Firearms or other weapons
Double Room 11’ x 15’ x 7’8” (L x W x H)
Triple Room 19’10” x 10’10” x 7’8” (L x W x H)
*Movable furniture not available in all Residence Halls.
Get To Know Campus
End of Move-In Guide
Computer Service All rooms and lounges have wifi. Students will be issued a lap- top and will not need to purchase any additional equipment. Cable TV & Movies Each student room is equipped with cable that offers 94 channels plus 46 music channels. Bring your own TV cables, connectors, and coax cable. Renter’s Insurance You should check to see if your parent’s or guardian’s home- owner’s policy covers your belongings while living on campus.
To help make plans for your new home, we want to provide you with some information to make it a smooth process: • There must be 30” wide by 72” tall path of egress from the door to the window. • The distance from the top of the mattress to the ceiling must be at least 25” • Lofts may not be placed across the window. These room furnishings may NOT be moved or disconnected. • Closets, walls, and doors • Smoke detectors • Desks and bookshelves (except in Antrim, Chinnock, Fleming, Froggatt, Hansen, Hovlid, Keith, McCalmont and Milnes) The following are considered fire hazards and are NOT permitted: • Hangings or decorations of combustible material such as cloth, flags, fishnets, wall hangings, crepe paper, styrofoam, etc. • Natural vegetation of combustible nature such as Christmas trees, evergreen boughs, leaves, birch logs, etc. (houseplants are fine). • Multiple plug-ins or extension cords with multiple plug-ins (use power strips). • Toaster, toaster ovens, and appliances with exposed heating elements. • Candles or incense. No open flame objects (lit or unlit). • The use and storage of flammable materials. • The possession or use of fireworks, gunpowder, or explosive materials. • Tampering with or altering any electrical outlets or light switches (including dimmer switches and installing additional wiring.
If it doesn’t, we encourage you to consider purchasing a renter’s insurance policy.
The university is NOT liable for damage to your belongings.
Laundry & Vending Each residence hall has a laundry room equipped with several laundry machines and a sink for hand washing. Washers and dryers cost $1.00 per cycle and will work with Baseline Plus Funds from your Stout BlueCard (your ID card). We recommend that you use laundry detergent pods. Stout has front-loading washers which require less soap than top loading machines, so plan to use less laundry detergent.
Hall Addresses and Phone Numbers All phone numbers begin with: 715-232-XXXX
Mail & Packages
Please do not use the 3-in-1 laundry sheets (they jam up the machines).
Mail is delivered daily to each residence hall on North Campus and to Price Commons for South Campus. Your mail will be put into a locked mailbox that you will share with your roommate(s).
Antrim-Froggatt -McCalmont (AFM) 1015 3rd Street E Desk: 1331
Jeter-Tainter-Callahan (JTC) 200 S. Broadway Desk: 5624
Vending machines in each hall have a variety of snacks and beverages. They accept Baseline Plus funds from your Stout BlueCard as well as dollars and coins.
Fleming-Hovlid 220 2nd Street W Desk: 2101 Wigen 106 1st Avenue W Desk: 1451 Red Cedar 201 2nd Street W Desk: 1440 North Hall 124 10th Ave E Desk: 2201
Hansen-Keith-Milnes- Chinnock (HKMC) 1215 3rd Street E Desk: 1154
All mail should be addressed with the following info:
Curran-Kranzusch-Tustiton- Oetting (CKTO) 1105 3rd Street E Desk: 2785
Full Name Room number and hall name Hall street address Menomonie, WI 54751
South 115 13th Ave E Desk: 1262
Please do not send mail that will be delivered prior to your arrival.
Get To Know Campus| Campus Jobs
Looking for a job? Find employment opportunities all around campus!
Many departments offer employment opportunities throughout the year. Use CareerLink to search and apply for campus jobs. University Housing and University Dining, two of the largest student employers on campus, are taking applications right now!
Desk Assistant ($7.25/hour) – Each hall has a front desk staffed by students. Desk assistants provide services for residents at the front desk. They assist with the recycling and composting program and aid in snow removal. Facilities Assistant ($7.25/hour) – Students assist University Housing custodians with general hall cleaning such as vacuuming and washing surfaces.
Campus Employment Benefits
Regular paycheck Meet new friends Flexible scheduling Walk to work Build your résumé Work study or state payroll offered
Food Service Worker ($8.50/hour) – Employing over 500 students, numerous food service positions exist throughout campus.
• Meal and beverages provided when minimum requirements are met • Opportunity for advancement to Student Manager with wages starting at $9.75 • No minimum hours per week. Students must bring required employment verification and hiring documents to work on campus. Employment Docs
Spring Orientation will be held on Friday, January 24th, 2020 and is packed with good information to aid you in your transition to our campus. Please check your Stout e-mail for an invitation to this event. Your spring orientation
Think About It
The Dean of Students reminds you to complete the online program, Think About It, prior to move-in day. This interactive program will provide a foundation for understanding the campus culture surrounding alcohol, healthy relationships, and sex – and set you up for making smart and healthy choices. Complete the program by Friday, February 14th to prevent a hold on your student record, which will prevent you from registering for spring 2020 classes.
U.S. Passport, Passport Card, or Permanent Resident Card
State Driver’s License or Government issued ID Card
Social Security Account Number card or Birth Certificate
Friday, January 24 • Lean about how to be successful on our campus from our Advisement Center and how to get involved through our Pick One campaign. • Breakout sessions from campus departments including Campus Police, Student Health and Counseling, Financial Aid, Student Business Services, Campus Card, and Dining.
For Direct Deposit, please bring: Bank Account and Routing #
Fine more job openings on:
Get To Know Campus| Getting Involved
Discover amazing opportunities! No matter what path you choose, the Involvement Center has you covered.
Finding Your One
College is the perfect time to explore your interests and we make it easy to find something that you’ll love. The Involvement Center, located on the lower level of the Memorial Student Center, is your go to source for getting involved and offers a wide variety of programming.
The Involvement Center is also home to the Pick One! campaign, encouraging students to find one thing to become actively engaged in on campus. It could be one of the 150+ student organizations , an on-campus job, or taking part in University Theatre. There are all kinds of ways to get involved across campus. What will be your ONE?
• Interested in social justice? Attend a social justice coffee hour. • Looking to volunteer? Help out a local community agency. • Want to develop your leadership skills? Attend a workshop. • Need a stress reliever? Come to a Craft Night.
Academic & Professional Athletics & Recreation Cultural & Identity Fraternity & Sorority Life Leadership LGBTQIA+ Programs Military & Veterans On-Campus Employment Performing Arts Service and Volunteerism Student Organizations Spiritual
Ready To Get Involved? Here’s How!
Download the CONNECT App • The CONNECT app will be your resource for campus events, student organizations, campus resources, tools like the laundry tracker and bus tracker, and so much more! Visit the Involvement Center (lower level of the MSC) • The Involvement Center helps you get involved to make the most of your college experience. Stop by to get more information or schedule a Find Your Fit session, an individualized meeting with a student involvement specialist to help you find your ONE!
Get CONNECT On Your Smartphone
Go to the App Store or Google Play • Search “Stout CONNECT” • Download the app • Login with your UW-Stout username and password • Username is the first part of your Stout email.
Get CONNECT On Your Computer
Just find “CONNECT” on the UW-Stout main website’s Login page.
Once Logged In, Do The Following:
Update your profile! Add a photo, bio, social media links, etc. Show campus who you are!
Search for something you’ll love! Explore campus events and student organizations that interest you!
Explore your Pick One! Options . Check out the Pick One! website within the Menu (on your smartphone) or directly from your computer at www.pickone.uwstout.edu
Get To Know Campus | Inclusivity
Stout strives for inclusive excellence. We want everyone to feel welcome and included in our community.
Offices that support our diverse and under-represented student populations
At UW-Stout, we believe that diversity strengthens our community and that our student identities are multifaceted and intersectional. Our campus strives to foster a social justice model in which we actively engage diversity and see it as critical to our university identity. At UW-Stout, you are valued.
Disability Services Disability Services is committed to creating equal access and opportunity to all campus programs and services for persons with disabilities.
The Qube The Qube offers resources, programs, and support initiatives for LGBTQIA+ students and allies.
At Stout, you are valued!
Our students’ diverse identities include, but are not limited to:
Student Support Services Student Support Services provides academic tutoring, personalized advising and support, tuition waived courses, and leadership opportunities to first-generation students, students who meet federal low-income criteria, and students with disabilities. *Student Support Services is funded by two federal TRIO grants and this funding accounts for 100% of the project’s total costs.
Multicultural Student Services From academic support to living communities, MSS offers multiple programs and services that support African American, American Indian, Asian, and Latino students and their success. Fostering Success Fostering Success provides guidance and resources for youth who have been in foster care, homeless or orphaned and who have an interest in pursuing higher education.
Student organizations that explore culture and identity play an integral role on campus by providing students an opportunity to learn and grow through interaction with one another. Organizations are open and welcoming to ALL students!
Ethnic/racial identities Socio-economic status
Sexual and gender minorities First generation college student status Students with disabilities
International Club Latinos Unidos Native American Student Organization
Black Student Union Gender Sexuality Alliance Hmong Stout Student Organization
As an Involvement Center program, SPEAK UP is focused on providing events that are created and facilitated by students which address a wide range of topics related to social justice, diversity and inclusion. We value the chance to learn about the experiences of others, make connections across differences, and engage in conversations surrounding current events.
Get To Know Campus | Student Business Services
Transportation | Get To Know Campus
Getting where you need to go. We offer many transportation programs for students.
Student Business Services 2020 Payment Due Dates
Parking Permits are available for purchase.
Students can easily live car-free while at UW-Stout. We offer a number of programs to ensure that students have multiple options to get around campus, Menomonie, and the region.
Visit: www.uwstout.edu/parking to review parking lot information, hours of operation, permit regulations, and other parking information prior to purchasing a permit. Please have your housing assignment (if living in a residence hall) and be registered for classes prior to purchasing a permit. Permits can be paid online or billed to the student’s account. Note: Please contact Parking Services if any changes to your permit are needed. Some permits may not be available at the time of purchase and require being placed on a waitlist. Please contact Parking Services to check permit availability or be added to a permit waitlist.
Online/Mobile-electronic check or credit card In-person (cash or check) Mail (check) Drop box (check) Flywire (International Students)
Biking Bring your bike or rent one through our StoutBikes Bike Share Program. Park your bike in our outdoor racks, under our bike shelter, or rent a bike locker. We recommend you register your bike which can be done for free at the Police & Parking Services office.
TERM DUE DATES
January 15, 2020
March 4, 2020
TYPE OF PERMIT
(beginning January 2nd)
July 15, 2020
$120 / year
Buses Ride free campus and community buses, or for a fare, ride one of our regional buses to Minneapolis, Madison, Milwaukee and more.
Main Campus Residence Hall Reserved
North Campus Residence Hall Reserved / Main Campus Commuter
Commuter Permit (Live off campus)
The Minnesota Office of Higher Education and the State of Wisconsin have an agreement in which a student may attend a Wisconsin university and pay the same fees that they would pay to attend a Minnesota university.
UW-Stout Rideshare Find other Stout students to carpool with at www.uwstoutrideshare.com
Short term parking permits available. Please visit the parking office.
Submit a Minnesota reciprocity form:
Go to: www.ohe.state.mn.us • Select Paying for College • Then Online Application from the drop down Click Tuition Reciprocity
A dining experience fit for everyone. Learn more about some of our special cafeteria perks and programs.
University Dining is committed to providing all students access to balanced choices in our dining locations. We support our students and guests in making informed choices by providing nutrition fact panels with ingredients and allergen information online, nutrition counseling from our full-time registered dietitian, and a variety of educational resources throughout our locations.
What’s on the menu?
To review the menu, find nutrition and allergen information, check prices, or hours of operation, use the following resources:
Note: Spring menus will begin January 26.
My Plate Analysis plateanalysis.uwstout.edu. (Click on the apple menu or nutrition information)
CONNECT Search for “Stout CONNECT” on the Apple App Store or Google Play!
Green-To-Go Program & To Go Meals
Kiosks and iPads Kiosks and iPads are located at each cafeteria and iPads are outside Student Center dining locations.
Special Diet Pantry
University Dining offers the Green-to-Go program to minimize the use of disposable dinnerware for those needing “to go” meals. As a participant in the Green-to- Go Program, the diner purchases the reusable “to go” meal kit which includes a plastic 3-compartment container, silverware, and 22 oz plastic cup. The one time cost is $8.00 for use through the academic year.
Students with medically required special diets are encouraged to be their own advocates and notify dining staff about their food allergy, intolerance, or health condition. University Dining maintains a Special Diet Pantry which offers food options for students with specific dietary needs. Medical documentation for allergies or intolerances will be requested to ensure needs are thoroughly addressed.
Please contact for more information or the schedule a meeting.
University Dining Service employs a Registered Dietitian, Sarah Sippl, to assist students with nutrition and dietary guidance. One-on-one consultations can be scheduled to discuss dietary related topics, such as: food allergies, weight management, eating disorders, diabetes, or special diet services.
Sarah Sippl 715.232.3599 firstname.lastname@example.org www.uwstout.edu/dining/nutrition
Compostable “to go” containers are also available in the cafeterias for your convenience and cost $0.80 per visit.
Get To Know Campus | University Recreation
Your place for lifelong learning and lifetime fitness. Find a fitness plan that works with your lifestyle.
Purchasing A Membership
Fitness Includes access to the Health & Fitness Center, the 24/7 North Point Fitness Center, and group fitness classes. Climbing Wall Includes access to Stout Adventures’ two 30-foot climbing walls with 11 ropes and over 50 routes, designed for all ranges of climbers from beginners to advanced climbers. Fitness & Climbing Includes all benefits associated with both a Fitness membership and a Climbing Wall membership.
Fitness and/or climbing memberships can be purchased online or in person at the Health & Fitness Center or Stout Adventures.
Go to: www.uwstout.edu/urec • Select Stout Memberships • Choose a Urec store to see options
Rates (Per Person)*
CLIMBING FITNESS & CLIMBING
Stout Adventures is a comprehensive outdoor recreation program open to students, faculty, staff, and the local community providing a variety of outdoor programming. For the outdoor enthusiast!
$5 (Gear rental) $3 (No gear rental)
Sport clubs offer instructional and competitive opportunities for students throughout the year. Take up boxing, learn jiu jitsu, or hit the slopes with your skis or snowboard. Rugby, hockey, ultimate frisbee, and other team sport options will connect you with others and keep you active!
25 PUNCH CARD
Indoor Climbing Wall Two 30-foot walls with 11 ropes and over 50 routes.
* Student rates are for part time, full time, undergraduate, and graduate students enrolled in at least 2 credits/ semester. ** Group fitness class are included in regular memberships
Trip & Clinic Program Domestic and International trip destinations with many instructional clinics offered.
Rental Center No matter the season, everything you need to get outdoors is available for rent.
Campus Directory | Get To Know Campus
Get To Know Campus | Transferring Care
Counseling Center & Student Health Services
We know college can come with a lot of questions. That’s why we have a variety of services available to you from career advice to counseling.
Admissions 212 Sorensen Hall 715.232.1232
Financial Aid Office 210 Bowman Hall 715.232.1363 email@example.com www.uwstout.edu/services/finaid Involvement Center 106 Memorial Student Center 715.232.1772 firstname.lastname@example.org www.uwstout.edu/involvement LGBTQIA+ Program 122 Price Commons 715.232.5622 email@example.com www.uwstout.edu/lgtbq McNair Scholars Program 425 Bowman Hall 715.232.5490 firstname.lastname@example.org www.uwstout.edu/mcnair Memorial Student Center 302 10th Avenue East 715.232.2000 email@example.com www.uwstout.edu/studentcenter Multicultural Student Services 217 Bowman Hall 715.232.1381 firstname.lastname@example.org www.uwstout.edu/services/multicultural Parking Services 110 University Services Building 715.232.1792
Stoutfitters 102 Memorial Student Center 715.232.1235 www.bkstr.com/uwstoutstore Student Business Services 125 Administration Building 715.232.1656 email@example.com www.uwstout.edu/stubus Student Health Services 103 1st Avenue West 715.232.1314 firstname.lastname@example.org www.uwstout.edu/studenthealth Student Support Services 310 Bowman Hall 715.232.5180 email@example.com wwwcs.uwstout.edu/student-support- services
We employ licensed and trained practitioners to meet the mental health and medical needs of our students.
Visit the Counseling Center and Student Health Services online to review the numerous clinical and mental health services available for students. Should you desire to transfer care to Stout, please follow the instructions below.
Advisement Center 11 Bowman Hall 715.232.1465 firstname.lastname@example.org www.uwstout.edu/services/advisement
Athletics 203 Sports & Fitness Center 715.232.2224 athletics.uwstout.edu
To transfer your care to one of our providers, please have your current mental health or medical practitioner send your treatment summary or medical records to the Counseling Center or Student Health Services.
Schedule your initial appointment to discuss your care needs, answer any questions you have about existing services, or complete any forms to ensure our records are up-to-date. Subsequent appointments can be made at that time.
Career Services 103 Administration Building 715.232.3595 email@example.com www.uwstout.edu/careers
University Dining 160 Price Commons 715.232.1585 firstname.lastname@example.org www.uwstout.edu/dining University Housing 170 Price Commons 715.232.1121 email@example.com www.uwstout.edu/housing
Counseling Center 410 Bowman Hall 715.232.2468
Counseling Center 410 Bowman Hall Menomonie WI 54751 Phone: 715.232.2468 Fax: 715.232.2111 www.uwstout.edu/counsel firstname.lastname@example.org
Dean of Students 130 Bowman Hall 715.232.1181
University Police 110 University Services Building 715.232.2222