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New Students

Congratulations on your admission and welcome to the UW-Stevens Point at Wausau community! To begin your journey as a new student, check out the information below.

After Admission - Next Steps

  • Activate your UW-Stevens Point account (you may have already completed this step)
    • Your UW-Stevens Point student ID number (located on your acceptance letter) is required.
  • Register for the Wausau campus STAR at
    • Click on the "STAR/Orientation" tile.
    • Complete the Advising Survey
      • In the "Career Exploration" section please also include your transfer or long-term plans.
  • Sign up for your online UW System placement test
    • UWSP requires completion of the UW System math and English placement tests for new students. One World Language placement test is optional.
    • Use your UWSP log-in to register for placement testing at
      • You should receive a confirmation email and link to the test.
    • Be sure to COMPLETE all placement tests at least two weeks before your advising appointment.
  • Schedule your 1-hour Zoom advising appointment to register for courses
    • Make your appointment in Navigate.
      • Download "Navigate Student" in Google Play or the App Store
      • Select the soonest appointment, with Miranda Gentry-Siegel or Amber Ruff-Brei, for the best course selection. Choose "New Student Registration/Advising Appointment" under Services.
    • OR, call the UWSP-Wausau Solution Center at 715-261-6235, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm., Mon.-Fri.
  • Activate your UWSP Zoom account
  • Complete your Required Registration Actions” 

Before Your First Semester

New Student Checklist
Placement Test Registration
Student Transition, Advising and Registration (STAR)
Welcome Week
Textbook Information

Student Resources

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Student Employment


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