Campus Life

Athletics

Director of Athletics and Assistant Chancellor for Sports Administration: Kristina Navarro
Location: Williams Fieldhouse
Phone: 608.342.1567
Website: https://www.letsgopioneers.com/

The Pioneers participate in a full range of NCAA Division III sports activities during the academic year. UW-Platteville women compete in eight intercollegiate sports: basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, softball, indoor and outdoor track and field, and volleyball. Men compete in eight intercollegiate sports: baseball, basketball, cross-country, football, soccer, indoor and outdoor track and field, and wrestling. Platteville is a member institution of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County and UW-Platteville Richland offer competitive sports opportunities on each campus and belong to the Wisconsin Collegiate Conference.  Sport offerings vary on each campus but range from Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, Women’s Volleyball, Co-ed Soccer, and Men’s & Women’s Tennis.

Children’s Center

Phone: 608.342.1260
Website: https://www.uwplatt.edu/department/childrens-center

The UW-Platteville Children’s Center provides excellent child care services and educational experiences for the children of UW-Platteville students, faculty, staff, and Platteville community members. The Children’s Center operates weekdays from 7:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. during the academic year, interim periods and summer session.  The Children’s Center provides child care and educational opportunities for children ages 6 weeks through 10 years.

Lead teachers, who hold a degree in the field of early childhood, staff the Children’s Center classrooms. College students seeking degrees primarily in education or psychology assist the classroom teachers. The Children’s Center also serves as a laboratory and research site for students learning about child development and early childhood practices. Located in their own facility north of Doudna Hall, the Children’s Center is a state licensed facility and is nationally accredited through NECPA (National Early Childhood Program Accreditation).

A reduced fee is charged to student parents. To be eligible for the student rate, a parent must be registered for at least six credits as an undergraduate student during the academic year or for three credits during the summer session. Graduate students must carry a minimum of five credits and pay segregated fees. If a student is registered for less than the minimum credit load, fees are charged at the faculty/staff/community rate. To request enrollment forms or for further information, call 608.342.1260 or visit us at https://www.uwplatt.edu/department/childrens-center.

Dining Services

Location: Administration, Markee Pioneer Student Center
Phone: 608.342.1404
Email: dining@uwplatt.edu
Website: https://www.uwplatt.edu/dining

UW-Platteville, Main Campus

The university community and guests enjoy high quality, nutritious meals in a clean, inclusive and kind environment.  Dining Services provides meal plan options for residence hall and commuter students.  In addition, students, faculty and staff have the ability to add campus cash to their accounts to be used at all the dining locations on the main campus.  As one of the largest student employers on campus, dining services offers flexible work schedules along with advancement and leadership opportunities available to student employees.

Students experiencing food insecurities can also visit our completely student-run food pantry, Pioneer Provisions.  All currently enrolled UW-Platteville students are eligible to utilize this service.        

UW-Platteville Richland, Roadrunner Café 

The Roadrunner Cafe, located in the Wallace Student Center, provides food service to students, faculty, staff and community guests. Daily specials are offered. Snacks and individual menu items are on sale as well. Homemade soups and desserts are featured. Students enjoy the friendly and relaxed atmosphere.  Meal plan options are available to students.  In addition, students, faculty, and staff can add campus cash to their accounts to be used at the Roadrunner Café.    

UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County, The Bluff View Café 

Located in the Lange Student Center, the Cafeteria serves weekday lunch, snacks, desserts, and beverages. The Cafeteria is open to the community as well, so come and join us for a meal on campus!  Meal plan options are available for students.  Students, faculty, and staff can add campus cash to their accounts to be used at the Lange Center Cafeteria as well.  

Intramurals

Location: 134 Williams Fieldhouse
Phone: 608.342.1568
Website: https://www.uwplatt.edu/intramural-sports
Intramurals provide the campus community with the opportunity to compete regularly in organized sports for recreation. You can participate in a variety of sporting events, regardless of your skill or experience level.  Intramurals are a great way to have fun, meet new people, continue playing sports you love, or try something you’ve never played before.  Sports include volleyball, dodgeball, basketball, flag football, soccer and more!

Pioneer Activity Center

Location: 134 Williams Fieldhouse
Phone: 608.342.1568
Website: https://www.uwplatt.edu/department/pioneer-activity-center

The Pioneer Activity Center is the Athletic and Recreation facility on the University of Wisconsin-Platteville campus where students, faculty, staff and community members can come to address their need to be more active and desire to achieve a healthier lifestyle. The facility has a multitude of activity spaces located throughout the on-campus complex which include a 6 lane, 25 yard swimming pool; a multi-purpose activity center that includes a 6 lane, 200m running track, 4 synthetic basketball/volleyball/tennis courts and 3 racquetball courts; 3 wood basketball courts primarily for informal recreation; 2 exercise studios; a dedicated stretching/classroom; a Queenax Functional Training system; a cardio loft housing 50 pieces of assorted pieces of equipment ranging from treadmills, ellipticals, stationary bikes, stair steppers and rowers and an 18,000 square foot strength facility consisting of a functional training area, a selectorized, plate loaded machine area, a dumbbell area and a free weight zone consisting of 10 rack stations for Power and Olympic lifts.

The Department of Athletics provides a comprehensive program that provides unique opportunities for recreation, wellness, and student development; promotes healthy lifestyles to the university and surrounding communities through personal and team challenges; hands-on educational experiences and competitive activities; aids in student recruitment and retention; and supports the University's core values and diversity initiatives to enhance the quality of life through the balance of work and play.

Patrons and guests with disabilities are requested to indicate if special services, assistance, or appropriate modifications are needed to gain access into a facility or to fully participate in a program and/or facility.

 

Location: 1300 Markee Pioneer Student Center
Phone: 608.342.1451
Email: EventReservations@uwplatt.edu
Website: https://www.uwplatt.edu/department/event-services

The Office of Event Services serves as a meeting and event planning resource for university space and services users. In partnership with internal and external individuals and groups, the office marshals the many university service providers required to provide the best possible experience for campus visitors. The office also increases the institution’s reputation by producing successful and memorable events and ceremonies for the campus and area communities.

Event Reservations

Event Reservations serves as the starting point for any group or individual wishing to hold an event on campus. This unit manages requests to use facilities on the university campus and guides users in the event planning process.

Event Productions

Event Productions is responsible for providing event services, including facility arrangements, audio and video equipment, lights, and staging for events. In addition, Event Production offers a variety of student employment opportunities in all aspects of event production.

Center for the Arts

The UW-Platteville Center for the Arts provides a professional performing arts environment for students to learn about the arts through performance and classroom learning and provides quality performing arts and cultural opportunities for the community and the region, including an annual Performing Arts Series. To learn more about the CFA, please visit https://www.uwplatt.edu/department/center-arts.

Harry and Laura Nohr Gallery

Located in the lower level of Ullsvik Hall, the Harry and Laura Nohr Gallery provides students the opportunity to see and experience art works created by students and professional artists of regional and national renown. The gallery, which provides custom framing services, is the ideal spot for students to browse during their free time. For more information, please visit https://www.uwplatt.edu/department/harry-and-laura-nohr-gallery.

University Box Office

The University Box Office (UBO), located on the ground floor of Ullsvik Hall, handles all ticket sales for Athletics and the Center for the Arts. In addition, the UBO sells tickets to many university-wide events and offers copying services. For more information, please visit https://www.uwplatt.edu/department/box-office.

The University Box Office serves as an information center within Ullsvik Hall and maintains the building's lost and found items as well as a lost and found registry.