For Students Beginning Fall 2015

Freshmen Students

Below are the initial steps you need to take in the registration/enrollment process:

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

-Go to to set your email password.You will need your student ID number. Contact Admissions if you cannot remember your ID number: 715-232-1232.

-After successfully setting your password, you will be directed to activate your Stout e-mail account (Office 365 server).

-Your email username and password are used for all UW-Stout login functions. You will need your username and password to sign up for a First-Year Registration and Orientation Day.

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

-All first-year studentsare required to either take the University of Wisconsin English and Math Placement Tests or have college credit in English and Math.

-See information about these tests, a list of test sites and dates, and a test registration link at . Placement testing should occur at least three weeks prior to your Registration and Orientation date in order for results to be available at registration. View a step-by-step guide on navigating the testing website here.

-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.


Step 3) Sign-up for Summer 2015 Freshmen Orientation

-First-Year Registration and Orientation is a required half-day program which includes registration for classes and an opportunity to get your questions answered.

-You will receive an email in mid-March with further instructions on how to sign-up to attend a First-Year Registration and Orientation date.

-The dates for Summer 2015 Freshmen Orientation are:

May 19, 20, 21, 22

June 2, 3, 4, 5

June 10, 11, 12