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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is consistently rated among the top 10 public Midwestern universities and recognized nationally for quality academics and high return on investment.

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About

History

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire opened its doors in the fall of 1916 as the Eau Claire State Normal School. A single building, now known as Schofield Hall, was constructed on a 12-acre site donated by the city of Eau Claire. With a student body of 159 and a faculty of 20, the school offered one- and two-year elementary and three-year secondary teachers' courses, and a principal's course.

Education

UW-Eau Claire offers 80+ majors and minors and 14 graduate programs (including one doctorate program). You'll find great opportunities no matter what major you choose — from studying abroad to doing research alongside faculty experts. Start here and find your way to a meaningful future.

Research

  • The Office of Institutional Research serves as a comprehensive source for information about UW-Eau Claire.
  • The Office of Institutional Research provides information, analysis and services that foster and support effective and informed decision-making, policy formulation and planning.
  • The Office of Institutional Research will exceed expectations for excellence in serving the evolving information needs of the University community, and will be noted for its integrity, responsiveness and commitment to continuous improvement.

Career

  • The Advising, Retention and Career Center exists on campus to provide centralized support for students. Our advisors are here to help you select your major, create your four-year graduation plan, and explore careers. Our Career Counselors assist you with finding internships, creating your resumes and more.
  • Career Services can help students explore careers, find internships and jobs, launch careers, and pursue their professional goals. We work closely with employers to develop internship and full-time opportunities for UW-Eau Claire students and graduates.

Services

Student services

The Student Office of Sustainability (SOS) is a Commission of Student Senate whose purpose is to allocate the Green Fund using a collaborative model in order to make UW-Eau Claire a more sustainable campus. The SOS funds projects, programs, and events addressing the various sustainability areas of transportation, energy, waste, climate change, water, food systems, campus ecology, education, and outreach.

Housing services

  • UW-Eau Claire has everything you could need when it comes to dining options and residence hall facilities. We pride ourselves on giving Blugolds housing that fits their style and dining options for all nutritional limitations. Through our housing and dining, we want your time here on campus to be enjoyable.
  • Our residence halls house nearly 4,000 students and offer much more than just a place to sleep. With amenities and extra curricular activities, you will always be able to find something to do and always feel at home.
  • Blugold Dining is here for YOU. We want your meals on campus to feel just like home. With our wide variety of options, you'll be sure to find something to satisfy your hunger.

Library services

We are your home for research, study, making, and creating. McIntyre Library has the tools, the books and databases, the spaces, and the people to help you succeed.

ICT services

  • The LTS Help Desk is the front line of support regarding learning and technology services. Located in Vicki Lord Larson Hall, they coordinate the referral of faculty, student and staff questions to the appropriate resources.
  • Whether you are a UW-Eau Claire faculty, staff, or student, Learning and Technology Services has multiple tools in place to help you work and learn remotely.

Medical services

Your health and safety is something that we take seriously at UW-Eau Claire. Take advantage of these services, as they are here for your well-being. Our student health services, recreation and fitness programs, emergency and police services, and Dean of Students office help you de-stress, worry less, deal with the challenges of being a college student, and feel safe in your environment.

Student Life

Campus life

When you become a Blugold, campus becomes your home away from home. You’ll probably find a favorite place to study or snack to grab. You’ll find friendship where you least expect it. You’ll have the opportunity to get involved in organizations, activities and events. This is what campus life is all about.

Sports facilities

Maintaining an active lifestyle is a huge part of your experience at UW-Eau Claire. Seventy-five percent (no kidding!) of the students here are involved in some kind of recreational activity –whether indoor or outdoor, spring or fall. Recreation and Sport Facilities gives you a lot of options to stay active, including great facilities and equipment and programming to support maintaining a healthy lifestyle throughout your college years.

Student clubs

Did you know there are more than 220 student organizations at UW-Eau Claire? Some of these are closely tied to a major, like the Philosophy Club or Aspiring Educators. Scholastic organizations like these will expand upon your classwork and connect you with individuals who share common goals.

Accreditation

We work hard to make sure your education counts. UW-Eau Claire has been accredited since 1950, which is your assurance that we provide a quality education and meet rigorous standards, and that our students are eligible for federal financial aid.

Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

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