Campus Tours

Experience UW-Stout in person and see what we have to offer.
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Small-Town Feel, World-Class Education

Nestled in the rolling hills of Menomonie, Wisconsin, our beautiful campus is where you'll find your home away from home. Walk through our classrooms and labs stocked with state-of-the-art equipment. Visit with award-winning faculty and friendly Admissions staff. Experience what UW-Stout has to offer you!

Choose the best style of visit that fits your needs from the list below.

FALL Daily Weekday Campus Tours (September-December)

Join us for a weekday campus tour! Current UW-Stout students will personally guide you through campus and share both the well-known facts and little-known tips about life at Stout. During your 3-4 hour visit you'll receive: 

  • a one-hour walking tour
  • a one-hour admissions information session
  • a free lunch for the student and guest
  • a meeting with an academic faculty member for the program of choice (we do our best to schedule this but it is not a guarantee)

A few programs require that you register for the 10am arrival and that you visit on a specific day during the week (All of the other programs have no restrictions on what day or time you can register to visit) please see below:

Monday Computer Science, Entertainment Design, Game Design & Development- ART
Tuesday Computer Science, Engineering Technology, Studio Art
Wednesday Computer Science, Industrial Design
Thursday Computer Science, Engineering Technology, Interior Design
Friday Graphic Design & Interactive Media, Health Science Pre-Professional

 

WINTER Daily Weekday Campus Tours (January) COMING SOON

Join us for a weekday campus tour! Current UW-Stout students will personally guide you through campus and share both the well-known facts and little-known tips about life at Stout. Below is the agenda for both the 9AM and 1PM arrival options. Please note that academic representatives and lunch are not available during our winter visits.

Agenda

  • Check-In
  • Admissions Information Session
  • Campus Walking Tour

AVAILABLE DATES COMING SOON!

SPRING Daily Weekday Campus Tours (January-May) COMING SOON

Join us for a weekday campus tour! Current UW-Stout students will personally guide you through campus and share both the well-known facts and little-known tips about life at Stout. Below are the agenda's for both the 9AM and 1PM arrival options. Please note that if you would like to meet with an academic representative from a chosen program of interest, you must register for the 9AM arrival. 

9AM Agenda

  • 9:00AM Check-In
  • 9:15AM Admissions Information Session
  • 10:00AM Campus Walking Tour
  • 11:15AM Meeting with Academic Representative
  • 12:00PM Optional Dining Experience

1PM Agenda

  • 1:00PM Check-In
  • 1:15PM Admissions Information Session
  • 2:00PM Campus Walking Tour
  • 3:00PM Optional Dining Experience

AVAILABLE DATES COMING SOON!

Campus Preview Days & Stout Saturdays

These jam-packed days are the best way to learn everything you want to know about UW-Stout. They're like an open house of campus, complete with friendly company and tasty appetizers. Throughout the day you and other future students can join in on:

  • an admissions overview
  • a student-guided walking tour
  • an informational fair about housing, dining, and life on campus
  • a student panel
  • a academic expo (optional lab/facility tour for some programs) (NOT OFFERED ON STOUT SATURDAYS)
  • a free lunch for student and one guest

Spring 2020 Available Dates:

  • TBD

To register for a Campus Preview Day, browse the event calendar for the specific date from the above list for that you would like to attend.

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Transfer Days
 
 

Interested in transferring to UW-Stout? Come visit campus for a day devoted to information about UW-Stout and the transfer process. On designated "Transfer Days," in addition to the Campus Preview Days and Stout Saturday activities listed above, transfer students will have the opportunity to participate in the following transfer-specific activities:

  • Meet your transfer counselors
  • Attend a transfer "Question & Answer" session
  • Learn about transfer resources & "Next Steps"
  • Scholarship giveaway
  • One-on-one academic evaluation and advising (time permitting)

If you are interested in the one-on-one academic evaluation and advising, please bring an unofficial transcript to review with your transfer counselor.

Spring 2020 Available Dates:

  • TBD

To register for a Transfer Day, browse the event calendar for the specific date from the above list that you would like to attend.

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International Student Day
 
 

Are you an international student interested in studying at UW-Stout? Come visit campus for a day devoted to information about UW-Stout and the international admissions process. Throughout the day you and other future students can join in on:

  • An informational fair about housing, dining and life on campus
  • A student panel
  • A student-guided campus tour
  • A free lunch for student and one guest
  • An international admissions overview
  • One-on-one academic evaluation and advising (offered to transfer students only)

If you are interested in the one-on-one academic evaluation and advising, please bring an unofficial transcript to review with your transfer counselor.

Spring 2020 Available Date:

  • TBD

To register for a International Day, browse the event calendar for the specific date listed above. If you have any questions or cannot attend that day, please email Kerryn Johnson

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Group Visits
 
 

We're happy to set up a special visit for groups of seven or more students. Group visits are designed for students in grades 9-12 from high schools, organizations, clubs and college access programs. A group visit typically lasts two to three hours and consists of the following:

  • an admissions overview
  • a student-guided walking tour
  • a student panel

If you are interested in dining on campus during your visit, please contact Kathleen Brown in University Dining Services to discuss options and payment.

We ask for a minimum of two weeks notice before your intended visit. Group visits are considered on a case-by-case basis. During busy times and depending on group size we may not be able to honor all requests.

We enjoy working with prospective college students and will do our best to ensure that everyone has an enjoyable time on our campus. If you have any questions, please email groupvisits@uwstout.edu.

GROUP VISIT REQUEST FORM

 
 
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Where to Stay

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Parking for UW-Stout Admissions Visitors

For our weekday visitors, we reserve parking stalls on the west side of Sorensen Hall. If all of these are full, please park in any unsigned space and follow the parking directions you received in your confirmation email. If Lot #14 is full, take a left out of the lot, go down the hill and turn right into Lot #27. Note: If you park in one of the admissions reserved parking stalls in Lot #14, you will still need to follow the parking directions you received in your confirmation email.

For our Campus Preview, Transfer Day and International Day visitors, we reserve Lot #29. Look for the UW-Stout representative to point you in the right direction! No permit or pay required to park.

For our Saturday visitors, weekend parking is free and does not require a parking permit or pay to park. Parking Lot #29 is the closest parking to the event.