Baraboo Sauk County and Richland Campuses

Effective July 1, 2018 the 13 two-year campuses formerly known as University of Wisconsin Colleges were integrated as branch campuses with seven of the University of Wisconsin System’s four-year comprehensive or research institutions.  As part of this restructure, campuses formerly known as UW-Baraboo/Sauk County and UW-Richland became branch campuses of UW-Platteville.  Accreditation, administrative oversight, and reporting structures formally transferred on July 1, 2018.

Student Services

The student services team, in collaboration with key main campus departments and personnel, provides holistic support for students through a personal, hands-on approach.  The specific services are designed to promote academic excellence and support student’s growth and development.

UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County

Lange Center, Room 207

Telephone: 608.355.5230

UW-Platteville Richland

Melvill Hall

Telephone: 608.800.6807

Academic Advising

Students receive individual guidance from our academic advisors in course selection, major exploration and degree planning.  Our advisors are also academic coaches.  An academic coach can help students examine their academic concerns or perceived barriers to success.  The coach provides guidance in areas like time management, procrastination, test preparation, study strategies and goal setting.  Working with each student’s individual needs, the coach helps to develop a plan of action for academic success. 


Peer tutoring provides an opportunity for students to engage in collaborative learning conversations that will clarify course material, increase retention of critical concepts, improve study habits and assist in achieving academic goals.  Tutoring and writing help are available for a variety of courses.

Academic Intervention

Academic intervention provides a timely opportunity to resolve academic issues that may affect a student’s success.  Retention specialists regularly reach out to students with reminders or connections to learning resources. The Early Alert system allows instructors to identify students who are presenting patterns that may lead to academic difficulty in their courses.

Dean of Students

The UW-Platteville Dean of Students Office works to create a culture of care for students, their families, faculty, and staff.  We strive to promote a safe and welcoming campus community, which includes holding students accountable to the Student Code of Conduct while treating individuals with consistency and respect. We provide education, advocacy, and support to encourage and empower all students to achieve success in their academic, social, and personal development.

Financial Aid Office

The Financial Aid Office  assists students in financing their educational expenses through state, federal and institutional programs. When administering these programs, our dedicated staff works with all prospective and current students, families, and members of the campus community. We strive to embrace emerging technologies, uphold the highest level of professionalism, confidentiality, honesty and integrity, in order to support the overall mission of the university by seeking to enhance enrollment, increase retention and encourage the academic success of our students while still adhering to federal, state and institutional regulations. 

Services for Students with Disabilities

Services for Students with Disabilities works to ensure that no qualified student, solely by reason of disability, be denied access to, participation in or the benefits of, any academic program or activity offered by the university.

The office provides:

  • Information about university services to potential and present students with disabilities
  • Assistance in obtaining reasonable academic accommodations and/or auxiliary aids
  • Assistance in obtaining access to academic services, programs, activities and facilities
  • Referral to appropriate sources for non-academic accommodations
  • Advocacy for campus and community needs
  • Technical assistance to university departments, assisting in identifying accommodations and providing services and responses on a case-by-case basis