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January Registration and Orientation will occur on Friday, January 19, 2018

Please complete the following steps: 

Step 1) Register to attend First Year Registration and Orientation

  • Communication about January Registration and Orientation will be sent to your personal e-mail. If you do not receive it, let us know by e-mail at  
  • January Registration and Orientation is a required program which includes class registration, meeting your advisor, and connecting with other UW-Stout students.

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.
  • For placement test options contact the UW-Stout Counseling Center at 715-232-2468.

Step 3) Activate your UW-Stout e-mail account

  • Go to to set your e-mail 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 e-mail username and password are used for all UW-Stout login functions. Please activate them prior to attending January Registration and Orientation.