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good time to pile up the credits

Don't want to venture out into the cold? Most winterim classes are available online. You don't even have to get out of your pajamas.

The details:

  • Winterim begins January 6, 2020, and ends January 31, 2020
  • Winterim courses are available to current students, students attending other universities during the year, or interested non-degree seeking students
  • Winterim courses are available online and in-person 
  • Financial aid may be available
  • Registration began on October 7, 2019, and the last day to register is January 8, 2020 (without a Dean's approval) 
  • Earn up to four credits in January -- Students need approval from the Associate Dean of the College to exceed four credits

Why take classes during winterim?

  • Catch up on your degree requirements
  • Take a class you couldn't fit into your schedule last semester
  • Get ahead and stay on track
  • Take advantage of small class sizes, more interaction with faculty, close collaboration with your classmates, and fewer distractions

A few of the courses offered are below. For a searchable list of courses offered, click here. See the Catalog for course descriptions.

If you are not currently attending UW-Eau Claire and would like to search the Class Schedule, information can be found here

  • AIS 101, Intro to American Indian History and Cultures, 3 crs (online)
  • ART 312, Digital Imaging and Design, 3 crs (in-person)
  • BCOM 207, Business Presentations, 2 crs (in-person)
  • BIOL 105, General Biology, 3 crs (in-person)
  • BIOL 250, Microbiology, 3 crs (in-person)
  • CHEM 105, General Chem I Lecture, 3 crs (in-person)
  • CJ 201, Intro to Interpersonal Communication, 3 crs (online)
  • CJ 202, Fundamentals of Speech, 3 crs (online)
  • CRMJ 302, Youth Crime, 3 crs (online)
  • CS 163, Intro to Programming in C++, 3 crs (in-person)
  • CSD 150, Intro to Communication Sciences and Disorders, 3 crs (online)
  • ECON 104, Principles of Macroeconomics, 3 crs (online)
  • ENGL 348, Topics in American Lit 1865-Present, 3 crs (online)
  • ENPH 110, Intro to Environmental Health, 3 crs (online)
  • FLG 165, Amish in North America, 3 crs (online)
  • GEOG 325, Geography of the US & Canada, 3 crs (online)
  • GEOL 470, Field Geology I, 3 crs, (in-person)
  • KINS 313, Sociology of Sport and Physical Activity, 3 crs (online)
  • MATH 113, Trigonometry, 2 crs (online)
  • MUSI 110, Music Appreciation, 3 crs (online)
  • POLS 110, American National Politics, 3 crs (online)
  • PSYC 100, Intro to Psychology, 3 crs (online)
  • SOC 101, Intro to Sociology, 3 crs (online)
  • SW 100, Intro to Social Welfare, 3 crs (online)
  • WGSS 260, Masculinity Studies and Feminist Theories, 3 crs (online)

Financial Aid

You must have a current FAFSA on file, be registered at UWEC, and maintain at least halftime enrollment for Spring semester to be eligible to receive winterim financial aid. To apply for Winterim financial aid, go to your Student Center in CampS and, once it is available, find the link to the application under "Financial Aid" on the left side of the screen. 

  • Tuition and fees are on a "per credit" basis. For additional information, Blugold Central has a complete listing of tuition and fees. Check under Student Finances / Tuition & Fee Schedule.
    • NOTE: Some courses may charge additional fees. See note at top of fee schedule. 
  • Newly admitted degree-seeking undergraduate students and transfer students are required to make a $100 enrollment deposit. This is refundable up until the day before the first day of classes. No PAC is required for Winterim enrollment, although students are encouraged to meet with an adviser.
  • FULL PAYMENT is due on January 6, 2020, to avoid finance charges. Balances remaining after the due date are subject to a $15 administrative service fee, in addition to finances charges.
Current UW-Eau Claire students
  • Current students can register through MyBlugold CampS
  • No PAC is required for Winterim enrollment, although students are encouraged to meet with an adviser
Students enrolled at another university or non-degree seeking students

Students who are not UW-Eau Claire degree-seeking students may come as "Special Students." Students fill out the UW System application. Click on Special Student (undergraduate or graduate) after registering as a new user. Find more information about coming as a special students at Admissions.

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