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How to apply to UW-Eau Claire and register for credit courses 

Step 1:  Apply

Go to

1.  Create your Username and Password.
(This username and password are unique to the online application form. Save them in case you need to return to the form later or if you plan to apply for any of the other universities in the Wisconsin system).

2.  Select UW-Eau Claire from the list of Wisconsin institutions.     
  • When prompted to give your "Reason for Applying", select
    Special Student at the (Undergraduate or Graduate) Level.
    NOTE: if you plan to take an undergraduate-level class, apply as an Undergraduate Special Student in order to avoid paying graduate tuition.
  • Under "Applying As", select
    (Undergraduate or Graduate) Special Student – Continuing Education.
  • Under "Please indicate your educational goal(s)", select
    Other, then specify Continuing Education.
3.  When finished, be sure to click Submit.

4.  Continue to Step 2.
Please note that as an Undergraduate or Graduate Special Student
•    You are not required to submit transcripts from other institutions.
•    There is no application fee.
•    Your enrollment is limited to no more than two (2) courses per term.
•    You are not eligible for financial aid.

Step 2:  Prepare to Register

1.  Submit a $100 registration deposit.
For payment options, see the Business Office Web site.  Allow 2-3 business days for your payment to be processed.
2.  Wait approximately one week.
At that time you will receive a letter from the Registrar providing the Username and PIN that you will need to access the registration system.
3.  After you receive your Username and PIN, go to the UW-Eau Claire home page.

  • Select "MyBlugold" from the upper right hand corner of the screen.
  • Log in using your Username and Password, as indicated.
    • Your password is uwec? followed by your PIN.
    • For example, if John Doe is assigned PIN number 4321, his Password is uwec?4321
  • Select "Self Service."
  • Select "Payment Plan Agreement."  Please note that every student is required to complete the PPA each semester prior to registering for classes. Agree to the terms and sign as directed. If you are married, you are required to provide contact information for your spouse, as requested.
4.  Register for your classes.
For assistance, see LTS Online Help.

Questions or Problems? 

Call Continuing Education at 715-836-3636 or 866-893-2423; or email Ask to be directed to the Education Programming area. Office hours are 7:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Central Time Zone) Monday through Friday.


If you need an accommodation for a disability to fully participate in this program, or need this document in an alternative format, please contact Continuing Education at 715-836-3636 / toll-free 866-893-2423, or use the Wisconsin Relay System (711) as soon as possible.

Cancellation Policy

Refund of credit fees due to withdrawal from class will follow the UW-Eau Claire refund policy. Please refer to the Refund Repayment Schedule web page.

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