For Students

Accessibility Services

After being admitted to UW-Marathon County, students with disabilities should make an appointment with  Patti Thwaits, 715-261-6231, in the Office of Student Affairs (room 150) to discuss their specific needs. Individual assistance is available in planning a manageable schedule. Special effort will be given to provide for a quality university experience.

Parking and Elevators

Reserved parking spaces can be found at the north end of campus, in Lot B and at the northwest corner of the field house, in lot D. Elevators are at the north, east and southwest entrances.

For more information on how to apply for accommodations visit the UW Colleges Accessibility Services page.

Contact Information

 Patti Thwaits
Academic Advisor
(715) 261-6231

Brian Schultz
Director of Student Accessibility Services
(608) 262-2001

Health & Wellness

The University provides a range of services to support student health and wellness including alcohol and drug educationand counseling services. Students who aren't already covered through a family member's policy are encourged to sign up for health insurance.

Ebola Information

Although the Ebola virus poses no immediate threat to the general United States population, it is important to be aware of any changes in your health if you have recently traveled to one of the countries where the Ebola outbreak is occurring (currently Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and the Republic of the Congo) and to seek immediate medical care.  For further information please check the UW Colleges and UW-Extension Health Information page.


Visit the Marathon Hall webpage to learn more about the benefits of living on campus!

Returning Adult Students

UW-Marathon County welcomes adult students. At UW-Marathon County, we've helped lots of adults achieve their goals and dreams. Whether you seek a new or enhanced career, want to take a course for intellectual enrichment or something in-between, you can do it and we can help.

Student Affairs Office

The Office of Student Affairs provides comprehensive assistance to prospective and current students in the areas of admission, financial aid, advising, orientation, placement testing, disability services, tutoring services and student activities.

Advisors are available to help students learn about, degree options, majors, academic requirements, and the process of transferring. Help is also available in assessing career goals, planning a return to school, adjusting to academic life, or other areas of concern relevant to beginning or returning to college.

Student Employment

Working on campus is an excellent option for earning money in a flexible job that can provide job experience in a field of interest. See the Student Employment page for more information.

Student employees enter the hours they have worked using the "My UW System" Portal.

Student Handbook & Policies

As a UW-Marathon County student, you have certain rights and responsibilities respecting your relationship with your fellow students and the University. The rules, regulations and policies you will find in this booklet are intended to foster an environment of mutual respect for you and your fellow students and to enhance the educational environment of your campus. Here you will find information about federal and state laws, UW System and UW Colleges regulations, policies and procedures that pertain to you and your life on campus.

Student Handbook

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

Please see the Policies section in the UW Colleges Catalog for information about academic policies.

Voting Guide

Voting is both a right and a responsibility for an engaged citizen. UW-Marathon County encourages everyone to exercise the right to vote.

A photo ID will be required at the polls for upcoming elections. Most UW-Marathon County students will still be able to use a Wisconsin driver’s license or State of Wisconsin ID, which already meet voter ID requirements.

Free Voter ID cards can be obtained by UW-Marathon County students at the Student Affairs/Solution Center office.

For complete information on voting as a student please check out the University of Wisconsin System Voting Guide.