Find out more about the city, campus life and classes.
Earn dual degrees from your home university and UW-Eau Claire.
During your time here, you’ll be immersed in the Eau Claire community. While campus itself has activities, the surrounding town also offers opportunities for you to explore.
Past students share their experiences, stories and advice about attending UW-Eau Claire.
Here you will find just a few reasons that we love UW-Eau Claire and what to expect after you arrive.
Take a peek at what life is really like on campus!
Duck during winter
Green leaves with Davies Hall in the background
Stowe Family Fountain
Biker crossing the river on the bridge at Phoenix Park
Picture of Schofield Hall taken from the Eau Claire Photo Archive
Architectural rendering of the County Materials Complex, which includes the Sonnentag Events Center and the John and Carolyn Sonnentag Field House.
Each fall, new Blugolds are introduced to downtown Eau Claire through a walking tour event called "UW Meets EC," where downtown businesses offer deals, promo items and samples of what the district offers.
Dr. James Boulter, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, and public health and environmental studies
person typing on a laptop
Dr. Elena Casey, an assistant professor of languages, Latin American and Latinx studies, is the project’s faculty mentor.
Senior Terrell Kopping has been coaching area youth football teams throughout his years as a student at UW-Eau Claire.
professionals having a conversation
uwec campus beauty
Jazz legend Jimmy Heath worked with Jazz Ensemble I during the 50th Eau Claire Jazz Festival.
Nobuyoshi Yasuda and the Chippewa Valley Symphony in February 2020 (Photo credit: Mark Oliver)
Dr. Justin Patchin
Dr. Heather Ann Moody, assistant professor of American Indian studies, spoke at UW-Eau Claire's 2019 Indigenous Peoples Day event, which reintroduced the university seal for use with a formal land recognition statement acknowledging native lands.
Aerial view of UW-Eau Claire campus
Fall leaves outside Davies Center
Don't these students look like they're having a blast? This could be you for, like, four weeks straight.
Students on Garfield Ave.
UW-Eau Claire campus mall May 2019
Blu with Student Orientation Staff
Dr. John Magnuson
Haymarket Landing is located in the heart of the new downtown Eau Claire
Middle School Honor Band 2019
UW-Eau Claire students study and relax on lower campus on a warm fall day.
Homecoming Schedule 2018
Female students in front of hilltop
Student recreation Staff with Blu
Student entering Davies Center Hydrangeas in full bloom
Hosta plants on Campus
Sculpture in center of campus
Butterfly landing on flower at UWEC quad
Student Katelyn Kleutsch working as Community Connections Team volunteer
UW-Eau Claire campus and the river in fall colors
Students from Eau Claire Area School District and Chippewa Falls Area Unified School District get to attend Summer Institute each summer and learn new things.
Winter campus mall scene
Student walking in front of a Power of AND banner near the footbridge.
Student studying in sunny windows of Centennial Hall during winter
Campus Beauty fall boots outside Schofield Hall
Fall colors on campus
community partners banner
Geography majors learned to use sophisticated geospatial technologies during a fieldwork class this fall thanks to partnerships with industry leaders.
UW-Eau Claire campus on a beautiful fall day
campus mall in fall 2017
Blugolds lounge outside of Murray Hall at UW-Eau Claire during the spring.
UW-Eau Claire's 2017 faculty/staff Excellence Awards recipients include (from left): Miranda Cross-Schindler, Ruth Cronje, Nicholas Phillips, Sean McAleer, Christopher Johnson and Joanne Erickson. Not pictured: April Bleske Rechek.
Students walking on campus
UW-Eau Claire student Ameer Collins, a participant in the Blugold Beginnings Learning Community, works with fifth-grade students from Manz Elementary School in Eau Claire during a citizenship and service event organized by the learning community members.
Winter scene of Centennial Hall
Art AND Science 2016 Event Poster
New Blugolds check out local stores during the beginning of the year at the annual UW Meets EC event.
Phoenix Park and the footbridge over the Chippewa River.
Music lovers in Eau Claire enjoying the Sounds Like Summer Concert Series in Phoenix Park.
Student photographer Matt Schrupp poses with the USA Today College Guide. Matt won a student photo contest sponsored by the publication, and his award-winning art was included in the 2017 edition.
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