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Thank you for your interest in UW-Richland. We would love to show you our beautiful campus and explain more about our courses, programs, services, the Guaranteed Transfer Program, financial aid, housing, campus life and more.  Contact Student Affairs for an appointment.

If you are ready to apply, just follow these four easy steps:

1. Apply for admission

First, APPLY. Use the online application. Or contact Student Affairs (see contact box). If you are a high school student, please contact your school guidance counselor. 

View details on the application process.

2. Get academic advising

New fall freshmen get advising during their STAR (SummerTime Advising and Registration) session. Others will meet with their advisor, a person from Student Affairs or faculty advisor. Your academic advisor will help you plan, to define and meet your goals, and navigate the university.  Find out more about advising. 

3. Accept Terms and Conditions

Prior to registering for classes, you’ll need to accept the Terms and Conditions. The online form is available on your Student Center page in PRISM.

4. Register for classes

When it's time to sign up for classes, you'll use PRISM, an online registration system. Your advisor will help you. Registration details can be found in the Campus Information Guide

5. College Prep Checklist

Before classes start, visit campus to get a parking sticker, sign up for a swimming pass or workouts at Symons Recreation Complex, buy or rent textbooks, purchase a meal plan, complete financial aid, make tuition payments, etc.  Download your checklist here


Contact the Office of Student Affairs.