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Transfer Students

Come one, come all

We're thrilled to welcome you into the Blugold family!

Every transfer student is required to complete a transfer registration appointment before enrolling in classes.  You’ll have the opportunity to meet your advisor, learn how your credits transfer to UW-Eau Claire and discuss other campus resources.

Mark Your Calendar!

There are lots of big events coming up at UWEC - be sure to add these to your calendar and keep an eye on your UWEC email for additional details. You can also view campus events in the Blugold Connect app (download the app in the Google Play Store or on iTunes). 

Move-In Day | August 31st or September 1st

Be sure to plan ahead and check out all the details on the Housing + Residence Life website.

Opening Day | Tuesday, September 1st

Opening Day is the final phase of Orientation - keep an eye on your UWEC email leading up to the day for more information including times and locations.

1st Day of Classes | Wednesday, September 2nd

After Opening Day, you'll be ready to start your classes! If you have any questions about your class schedule, contact your Academic Advisor or

As a transfer student, and Eau Claire native, I already had a pretty good idea of how orientation worked. I still learned a lot of valuable information at orientation. The staff worked so hard to make me feel personally welcome and informed me about campus resources. I knew I already loved Eau Claire, but after orientation, I knew that I was going to love attending UWEC too.

Mackenzie Cramer | Eau Claire, WI

Ask us anything

You’d be surprised that a lot of your questions are ones others are asking as well. We have a list with the most popular orientation day questions — see if yours is already answered.

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UWEC Public Transportation picks up students on campus

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Whether you are exploring colleges, coming to campus for an event, or cheering on the Blugolds, we're sure you'll enjoy the view. We can't wait to see you on campus!

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