After You’re Admitted

Congratulations on your acceptance to UW Colleges Online! We are excited to be a part of your college adventure. As a student of UW Colleges Online, you will benefit from our small class sizes, our personalized approach to higher education and our flexible online format. With your hard work and dedication, we will help you build a solid education foundation to reach your academic goals.

If you haven't already...

  1. Set up your student email.
  2. Activate your PRISM account.
  3. Send your final transcripts (high school and college if applicable) to UW Colleges
    Admissions Office, 780 Regent Street, Madison, WI 53715. 
  4. Apply for financial aid with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The UW Colleges
    school code is 003897 regardless of what campus you are attending.
  5. Sign the UW Colleges Terms and Conditions Agreement found under Finances in your PRISM account.

New Student Checklist

In order to successfully register and enroll, follow the steps listed below.

  1. Take Your Placement Tests
  2. Complete the New Student Orientation
  3. Register for Class
  4. Order your Textbooks
  5. Review Academic Resources
  6. Accept or Decline your Financial Aid Award offer in PRISM

Download the complete New Student Checklist.

Stay in the Know.

The best place to check for important updates and information – all semester long – is your student email account

UW Colleges Online

34 Schroeder Court, Suite 200

Madison, WI 53711