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Your source for online learning at University of Wisconsin-Platteville        January 2014 

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New policy impacts late registration

Dan Avenarius
Director, Distance Learning Center
In order to encourage students to register before the deadline and best serve all students, the UW-Platteville Distance Learning Center is implementing a $50 Late Transacation Fee. This fee will take effect for the spring 2014 term.

Find out what steps you need to take to avoid the Late Transaction Fee.

"Loving the journey" leads to success

Kathleen Speaker
MSCJ Graduate
A black belt knows that to achieve a goal you need patience, determination, and dedication. When Kathleen Speaker  decided she wanted to pursue a master's degree in criminal justice while raising four kids, working a full-time job, and continuing her karate training, she knew it would be 
a challenge. But a challenge has 
never scared off Speaker. 

Making the most of Preview Week

Kalyn Williams
Spring semester is about to begin and that means it is time to get organized. While your schedule might be in place, you may still be anxious about your new classes and not know what to expect. To help our students prepare for the upcoming semester, UW-Platteville Distance Learning Center invites students to take part in Preview Week.  

Happy Holidays to all our students, and congratulations to all our fall 2013 graduates! We wish you all the best in 2014.  
- The Distance Learning Center Staff

Action Items with pencil
  • Avoid a late fee. Register for spring courses today!
  • Confirm your payment plans/financial aid status for spring.
January 7 - Last day to register and pay for spring online courses.
January 14 - Preview week begins; students who registered before the deadline will have access to spring online classes.
January 15 - Last day to register and pay for print-based course beginning February 2. 
January 21 - First day of spring 2014 UW-Platteville online classes.


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