New Student Orientation

Welcome to the Nest

SPS Welcome to the Nest graphic

Newly admitted undergraduate and graduate SPS students will learn the essentials on how to get a great start on their educational journey at UIW.

Key Topics

  • Student and Advisor Responsibilities
  • Classroom Expectations, Cardinal Apps and Other Learning Tools
  • Registration and Enrollment
  • Student Success Tips
  • Engagement Events and Community Service
  • Academic Success Strategies
  • Institutional and Departmental Policies
  • Graduation

New Student Orientation Video

Watch the Orientation video here.


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