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First Year Registration and Orientation Fall 2017

Please complete the following steps: 

Step 1) Activate your UW-Stout e-mail account

  • Go to to set your email password. You will need your student ID number.
  • After successfully setting your password, you will be directed to activate your Stout e-mail account (Office 365server).
  • Your email username and password are used for all UW-Stout login functions.

Step 2) Take the WI Placements Tests in English and Mathematics (if needed)

  • All first year students are required to either take the University of Wisconsin English and Math Placement Tests or have college credit in English and Math. 
  • Students who have already taken the Wisconsin Placement Tests do not need to take them again. 
  • If you have college credit in any of the following English courses, you do not need to take the English Placement Tests: ENGL 090; 101; 111; 112.
  • If you have college credit in Math it may not be adequate preparation for the major you are entering; contact the Advisement Center to determine whether you need to take the Math Placement Test.
  • See information about these tests, a list of test sites and dates, and a test registration link at (Available 2/01/2017)

Step 3) First Year Registration and Orientation

  • Communication about signing up for a First Year Registration and Orientation day will be sent mid-March by email. Registration and orientation will take place in June.