Life at Stout - 2020
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STUDENT LIFE AND SERVICES Learn more at www.uwstout.edu/life-at-stout
Your Next Steps | Life@Stout
Congratulations on your acceptance to UW-Stout! This booklet, designed by students, gives you a glimpse of the services and opportunities that make up life at Stout.
Help us prepare for your arrival! Please complete your housing and dining contract. If you’re eligible to live off campus and plan to do so, complete the steps below to confirm your eligibility.
Please read each page and follow the prompts at the bottom of the screen to advance in the application process:
Go to: www.uwstout.edu/housing-gateway • Login with your UW-Stout username and password.*
Step 2 Select applicable living option based on the residency policy. • Select Sign Housing and Dining Contract or I Want to Live Off Campus.
Room selection times are based on when you sign your Housing and Dining Contract and submit your pre-payment. The earlier you complete your contract and pre-payment, the earlier your room selection time will be.
Board of Regents’ Housing Policy
Please contact or visit University Housing online if you have questions about the residency requirement, Housing Gateway, or other questions about living on campus.
When signing your housing contract, please keep in mind the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents’ Housing Policy. Students are required to live on campus their first two years after high school, unless they are exempt from the policy below:
READY FOR YOUR
Those freshman and sophomore students (59 credits or less) who are not veterans, married or living with parents or legal guardians (within a 40-mile driving distance of Menomonie), shall be required to live in a university- operated residence hall.
715-232-1121 email@example.com www.uwstout.edu/housing
*Forgot your password or have not activated your email account? Go to: password.uwstout.edu
Welcome! | Life@Stout
Blue Devil Behavior
Respect Others Show concern for others. Treat people well and be kind to them. Avoid labeling people or discriminating. Act in a way that helps create a positive community. Respect Authority Faculty and staff (including student staff members) are invested in making Stout a great place to learn and grow. Appreciate the responsibilities that come with everyone’s role. Respect Property We provide things like furniture, athletic equipment and facilities to make your Stout experience better. Take care of it; treat things with care. Display Integrity Be truthful and forthcoming with everyone. Follow the rules and policies that have been established. They were made for a reason. Respect Yourself Think about your behavior before you do something. Challenge yourself to look at things from
Student Health Services Disability Services
Smart + Healthy Counseling Center 12
Campus Jobs BlueCard 15
16 Student Center Campus Events
Hello Class of 2023!
A welcome message from your Stout Student Association President.
My name is Deon Canon and I’m a first-generation college student. I double major in Professional Communication and Applied Social Science. I welcome you to your home away from home! The Stout Student Association (SSA), is Stout’s student governing body. Every year, students run and elect the SSA representatives that give us students a seat at the table on important decisions in our school administration, local, state and federal government. SSA is a valuable tool to be utilized when a concern needs to be addressed academically, non-academically or you just have an awesome idea that you think will make the campus better. I encourage you to stop by our office in room 118 of the MSC at any time.
The first few weeks of college can be frightening and homesickness can make you feel like college isn’t right for you. I want to let you know that you are not alone on this journey. You have peers, professors, staff, faculty and the SSA behind you that will help you succeed on this journey. Reach out if you’re having trouble as holding problems in will deeply impact you physically and mentally. Lastly, do not be afraid to make mistakes and try new things on this journey. The road to graduation may seem long, but the time comes very quickly where you will be graduating soon. You will have a lot of amazing memories and friends that you will make along the way and I hope you enjoy your time here at Stout. – President Canon
a new perspective. Instead of following a crowd, be an individual.
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Life@Stout Ready for your life at Stout? This booklet, designed by students, will give you a glimpse of the services and opportunities that will make up your new Life@Stout.
Start Your Experience Take the first steps in preparing for your arrival in the fall by selecting your Room, Roommate
Get To Know Campus Become more familiar with campus and learn about a variety of resources available for you. Find a campus job, purchase a fitness membership, or get involved with a student organization.
See You Soon As the fall semester approaches, you will receive Move-in Instructions and Week One Orientation Details. This is the final step in making a smooth transition to your Life@Stout.
Preferences, and Dining Plan for the upcoming school year.
Life@Stout | Inclusivity
Stout strives for inclusive excellence. We want everyone to feel welcome and included in our community.
Services & Resources
Multicultural Student Services The Qube & LGBTQIA+ Office Disability Services International Student Services Veteran’s Services S.P.E.A.K. UP Student Health Services
We’re a part of a global society and Stout provides opportunities for you to apply your degree, career path, interests, and experiences beyond campus.
Get your study on!
Take advantage of the academic resources in the halls and on campus.
Together we develop language, habits, and practices that are inclusive and welcoming of others.
Residence halls have multiple lounges and spaces to meet your study needs.
Later in the evening, quiet hours provide an academic-friendly environment.
Academic Resource Coordinators (ARCs) are in all residence halls to give pointers and advise you academically. Visit one of the no-charge tutors available to all students in subjects like writing, math, chemistry, and more.
Get your Stout provided laptop and connect to Wi-Fi throughout campus to complete assignments.
People of all races, sexual orientations, gender identities/ expressions, countries, cultures, ability levels, religions, ethnic groups, and socioeconomic backgrounds are welcome here!
Study in one of our academic building lounges or focus in the library on the quiet floors or in a private room.
Life@Stout | Housing
Residence halls aren’t just a roof over your head. They’re where you’ll build a community of lasting relationships.
Meeting & Study Spaces Study individually or with a group in one of our many study rooms and lounges.
Front Desk Services Check out vacuums, games, and kitchen supplies with your BlueCard.
Your home away from home.
Vending Machines Refuel between classes or grab a late- night treat with your BlueCard.
Laundry Rooms Check your phone for machine availability or view the progress of your laundry.
First Year Experience (FYE) and The Next Experience (TNE) seek to connect residents to the University, ease their transition into the college experience, and provide opportunities for social and academic development. Multicultural Living Community A community for any students interested in social justice and living in a diverse environment. Some students living on the floor will also be participating in the Stoutward Bound program.
Housing Staff Navigate through college life with the help of our trained staff members.
Printers We provide a printer in each hall. All you need to bring is the paper!
Residence Hall Association Representatives plan campus-wide activities events and address campus residents’ concerns.
Card Access Buildings are locked 24/7. Gain access to your building with your BlueCard.
Out@Stout Living Community LGBTQIA+ students and their allies create and maintain a safe and supportive living environment.
Game & Lounge Spaces Connect your gaming system to one of the many large-screen TVs or play pool or foosball.
Hall Leadership Committees Teams of fellow hallmates who develop leadership skills and plan events for your hall.
Honors Living Community Honors students are supported through academically focused courses and activities.
TRIO SSS Living Communituy Connect with other students in TRIO’s Student Support Services program.
Alcohol-Free Floors Living Community Whether you’re a non-drinker or in recovery, you can choose an alcohol-free floor.
Kitchen Spaces Cook a late night pizza or feast with your friends in our hall kitchens.
Life@Stout | Room Diagrams
Creatively outfit your room!
We provide you with:
80” LOFT BUNKED
Residence Hall Rates
Window Blinds Desk & Chair
Twin Extra Long Bed Closet
Standard Rate Double Room: $2,150 Extended Double Room: $2,250
Lofted Bed Extra-long twin beds (33” x 80”) come with a loft of adjustable height. Lofted beds can fit a futon 80” or less underneath. Wireless Internet & Cable TV Enjoy high speed internet and digital cable service providing 140+ TV and music channels.
Triple Room: $1,950 Single Room: $2,650
Remodeled Rate Double Room: $2,250 Triple Room: $2,050 Quad Room: $2,250 Single Room: $2,750
Microfridge Microwave, freezer, and refrigerator in one!
You can bring:
The basic 2019-2020 costs listed per semester. The 2020 2021 rates have not been set. See housing website for full list of room rates.
Double Room 11’ x 15’ x 7’8” (L x W x H)
Triple Room 19’10” x 10’10” x 7’8” (L x W x H)
Extra Lighting Comfy Seating
Fan TV & Movies
Art & Décor Stereo
*Movable furniture not available in all Residence Halls.
Smart + Healthy | Life@Stout
Life@Stout | Student Health
At the heart of your good health.
You don’t need to drink to fit in.
We are committed to promoting and maintaining a healthy campus and community. All enrolled Stout students are eligible to use Student Health Services.
54% of UW-Stout residence hall students don’t drink.
On some campuses, drinking is often part of the social life for students, but misuse of alcohol is a growing problem. If you choose to drink alcohol, you will impact yourself and other people; often these impacts are negative. UW-Stout takes an aggressive approach to underage drinking and alcohol abuse. There are financial and educational consequences for students who violate alcohol policies. If you come to UW-Stout, we want you to have fun and enjoy yourself, but you need to do this in responsible ways.
Triage Nurse Preventative Care Illness & Injury Evaluation/Treatment LGBTQIA+ Care Mental Health & Psychiatry Care Ongoing Care for Chronic Health Conditions Laboratory Tests Prescription & Over the Counter Medicine
We now bill most major insurance plans. Give us your insurance card and we’ll do the rest! No insurance? Cash payer discounts are available.
Blue Devils are smart +healthy.
You matter. We’re here to listen!
Our campus recognizes disability as an aspect of diversity.
As you navigate your studies, friendships, career options, or personal life, we provide confidential counseling services to all enrolled students at no additional charge. Individual, Couple, and Group Counseling Same Day Crisis Services Consultation Appointments Alcohol & Drug Education Outreach & Prevention Online Screenings and Self-Help Resources WellTrack, a self-help app
Our campus is committed to creating equal access and opportunities in all aspects of campus life for persons with disabilities. Both graduate and undergraduate students with disabilities receive
services through our office. We help remove barriers for:
Academics Campus Housing Campus Activities & Events
The Zen Zone Reduce stress in the Zen Zone - a calming space with massage chairs, books, and light therapy resources.
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Life@Stout | Dining
Whether your craving a fresh salad, a gourmet sandwich, a tasty stir-fry, or a coffee fix, you’ll find something to fit your needs at the Blue Devil Market and Fireside Cafe. Student Center
Our two cafeterias make dining easy. We offer a diverse selection to meet your needs whether that’s a quick bite, a homemade favorite, or a relaxing place to share a meal with friends.
Need to replenish your fridge or snack shelf? On north campus, North Point Mini Mart provides convenient shopping for food, beverages, and personal items. On south campus, Blue Devil Market offers an assortment of food and beverage options to meet any need.
Price Commons and North Point cafeterias provide a pleasing variety of entrées and unlimited sides, salads, desserts, and beverages. Cafeterias are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner weekdays. Brunch and dinner are available on weekends.
Need a late-night snack? Blue Devil Market and North Point Late-Night are open until midnight to satisfy any craving. Late Night
Where else can I eat? So many options!
Great American Cookout Gourmet Burger Night Steak Night Rock N Roll Pizza and Wings Thanksgiving Feast Holiday Feast Late Night Breakfast Special Events
Plan 3 $1,322
Plan 1 $1,182
Plan 4 $1,392
Plan 2 $1,252
BLUE DEVIL MARKET
The basic 2019-2020 costs listed per semester. The 2020 2021 rates have not been set.
Nationally Ranked University Dining ranked in the top 5% nationally for student satisfaction among 262 colleges.
Need A Job? Stout Career Link is our employment tool for students and employers. Search for openings and apply online!
Life@Stout | Campus Jobs
Campus Events | Life@Stout
It’s not all about the money.
Discover something great to do on campus.
OK, it’s mostly about the money. But there are other perks to having a campus job.
Backyard Bash 150+ involvement opportunities, live music, caricatures, free food and more. Music, Comedy, and Films Open mic nights, nationally recognized comedians, emerging bands, and new films. Off-Campus Trips Free bus trips to the Mall of America or Como Zoo. Service Events Community clean-ups and volunteer in the community. Social Events Laser tag, craft nights, bingo nights, and trivia nights. Social Justice Coffee Hours Engage in conversations related to social justice, diversity, and inclusion.
Gain references and boost your resume Meet other students and make friends Have a job to return to each semester Flexible hours that work around your class schedule Work study and state payroll position available
Experience Campus Firsthand At the heart of campus is the Memorial Student Center (MSC), your place to connect, learn, dine and restore!
Eating on Campus
82% of students say attending student activities helped them feel a sense of belonging on campus.
Blue Devil Productions Blue Devil Productions, our student programming board, brings the latest in entertainment to campus. As a student, most activities are free so there’s no excuse to be bored!
Riding the Bus
Voter ID Compliance
Use your BlueCard to get into athletic events or discounts on tickets!
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Life@Stout | Involvement
Explore ways to get involved! With a wide variety of programs, events, and initiatives, we make it easy to find something that you’ll love.
Stick with something you’ve always been passionate about or try something entirely new! The choice is yours.
Campuswide Events Civic Engagement & Service Inclusion & Peer Outreach Leadership Opportunities Student Organizations
What will be your one?
Finding a way to get connected on campus is important. We encourage you to pick at least one thing to get involved in! Those who do often perform better academically and are happier with their college experience. Discover new interests, develop new friendships, and make the most of your college experience!
Pick One Check out the student organizations available at UW-Stout at: pickone.uwstout.edu
150+ Student Organizations Getting involved in a student organization is more than just building your résumé. It’s about finding something you’re passionate about, trying new things, meeting new people, developing interpersonally, and making campus home.
Military & Veterans On-Campus Employment Performing Arts Service and Volunteerism Student Organizations Spiritual
Academic & Professional Athletics & Recreation Cultural & Identity Fraternity & Sorority Life Leadership LGBTQIA+ Programs
Pick One Program The PICK ONE program encourages students to find one activity to become actively engaged in on campus!
Life@Stout | Athletics
Come workout on our cardio and strength training equipment in both our fitness centers. Members also have access to our full group fitness schedule and can purchase personal training sessions. Fitness
18 NCAA Varsity Sports that compete in the WIAC. Get in free to all regular season home games with your UW-Stout BlueCard.
Join more than 25 offerings in women’s, men’s, and open leagues and tournaments. From basketball and volleyball to billiards and trenchball, there is a league for you.
Fall Football Women’s Volleyball Women’s Soccer Men’s Cross Country Women’s Cross Country Men’s Golf Women’s Golf Women’s Tennis Winter Men’s Ice Hockey Men’s Indoor Track Women’s Indoor Track Men’s Basketball Women’s Basketball Women’s Gymnastics Spring Women’s Softball Men’s Baseball Men’s Outdoor Track Women’s Outdoor Track
Explore your adventurous side by climbing our indoor wall, renting recreation and camping gear, joining on a weekend excursion, or making a group reservation at our challenge course.
Sport Clubs Choose from 25 different clubs!
Build your own active lifestyle. Get fit in Urec’s fitness centers, courts, fields, adventure recreation program and more! Get a membership to the Fitness Center, or a combo plan that includes access to the climbing wall! 2019-2020 memberships rates are below. 2020-2021 rates have not ben set.
Strength Competition Blue Devil Run/Walk Urec Extravaganza Golf Scramble Rockfest Special Events
Student Fitness Membership Academic (Sept-May): $130 Month: $20 Daily Pass: $5
Student Fitness & Climbing Wall Academic (Sept-May): $170 Semester: $130
Life@Stout | Sustainability
Help UW-Stout continue its path toward sustainability. Connect with our Sustainability Office, join a sustainability organization, volunteer at the campus garden, or participate in sustainability events.
Green Fee Student-approved funds that support sustainability initiatives across campus like solar panels or energy efficient lighting. UW-Sprout Campus Garden A garden that generates weekly boxes of produce for customers. Students can work or volunteer for free veggies. I Heart Tapwater Use bottle filling stations throughout campus to minimize plastic bottle waste. Green To Go Durable and reusable containers that make your meals from the dining facilities portable. Building Dashboard UW-Stout offers the Building Dashboard to showcase real- time energy use – in kWh, dollars spent, and CO2 emitted – by our campus buildings. Visit: uwstout.edu/building-dashboard
Bike Friendly University League of American Bicyclists have designated UW-Stout a Bike Friendly University.
Getting where you need to go.
We offer many transportation programs for students to get where they need to go.
If you need to drive, parking permits are available for students. Students who don’t need a year-long permit can purchase daily and weekly parking permits.
StoutBikes Bike Share Rent a bike for a semester, year, summer, or weekend for a very low cost. All bike rentals include lights, locks, and helmets for your safety. Rentals are offered through Stout Adventures. Bike Amenities We have several bike parking options including bike racks, bike shelters, and bike lockers to secure your bike. We offer a number of fix-it stations around campus to help you pump your tires or do a quick fix.
UW-Stout Rideshare Connect with other carpoolers through our online rideboard to find or offer a ride. Local & Regional Buses Get around campus with the StoutRoute Campus Bus or hop on the Community Route Bus to get around Menomonie. All bus services are free with a UW-Stout BlueCard. Regional buses also run to Minneapolis, Madison, Milwaukee, and the MSP airport.
Resident Housing $240
2018 Recyclemania Tournament #1 IN THE UW-SYSTEM #SUSTAINABLESTOUT
Weekend Parking FREE
The basic 2019-2020 costs listed per semester. The 2020 2021 rates have not been set.
Solar Panels We have a solar array on the roof of Merle Price Commons and we’re working on adding more renewable energy projects!
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Life@Stout | Police
Available. Accessible. Approachable. Serving and protecting UW-Stout’s unique and diverse community.
Stout Alert Our emergency system that will notify you via text and email during a critical incident.
We have police officers on duty 24/7/365. We are always engaged with the university community in public relations, community policing, and educational efforts.
Smithsonian Magazine ranked Menomonie one of the “20 Best Small Towns in America.”
Oath of Honor Chancellor Bob Meyer administers the Oath of Honor and Office to Officer Wesley Hartkemeyer.
6 Pizza Places 6 Coffee Shops
3 Hiking and Biking Trails 2 Performing Arts Centers
2 Gaming Stores 3 Disc Golf Courses
1 Public Library 5 Grocery Stores
7 Plex Cinema 1 Sewing Store
Life@Stout | Campus Directory
We know college can come with a lot of questions. That’s why we have a variety of services available to you from career advice to counseling.
Admissions 212 Sorensen Hall 715.232.1232
Disability Services 120 Library Learning Center 715.232.2995 firstname.lastname@example.org www.uwstout.edu/disability-services Financial Aid Office 210 Bowman Hall 715.232.1363 email@example.com www.uwstout.edu/services/finaid Involvement Center 106 Memorial Student Center 715.232.1772 firstname.lastname@example.org www.uwstout.edu/involvement
The Qube 121 Price Commons 715.232.5471 email@example.com www.uwstout.edu/lgbtq
Adventure Challenge Course Don and Nona Williams Stadium
Burton Nelson Field Alumni Field
General Services Building
University Services Building Baseball Field
Graduate College & Stout Online
Advisement Center 11 Bowman Hall 715.232.1465 firstname.lastname@example.org www.uwstout.edu/services/advisement ASPIRE Student Support Services 310 Bowman Hall 715.232.5180
Stoutfitters 102 Memorial Student Center 715.232.1235 www.bkstr.com/uwstoutstore Student Business Services 125 Administration Building 715.232.1656 email@example.com www.uwstout.edu/stubus Student Health Services 103 1st Avenue West 715.232.1314 firstname.lastname@example.org www.uwstout.edu/studenthealth
McCalmont Hall Antrim Hall
Chinnock Hall Curran Hall
Athletics 203 Sports & Fitness Center 715.232.2224 athletics.uwstout.edu
LGBTQIA+ Program 122 Price Commons 715.232.5622 email@example.com www.uwstout.edu/lgbtq McNair Scholars Program 425 Bowman Hall 715.232.5490 firstname.lastname@example.org www.uwstout.edu/mcnair Memorial Student Center 302 10th Avenue East 715.232.2000
Student Health Center Tainter Hall Jeter Hall
Louis Smith Tainter House Red Cedar Hall Wigen Hall Hovlid Hall
North Point Dining and Fitness Center Fleming Hall
Campus Card Office 110 Price Commons 715.232.3686
University Dining 160 Price Commons 715.232.3686 email@example.com www.uwstout.edu/dining University Housing 170 Price Commons 715.232.1121 firstname.lastname@example.org www.uwstout.edu/housing
Career Services 103 Administration Building 715.232.3595 email@example.com www.uwstout.edu/careers
Jarvis Hall – Science Wing Addition
Jarvis Hall – Science Wing
Jarvis Hall – Technology Wing Micheels Hall Administration Building Applied Arts Heating Plant
Memorial Student Center
Communication Technologies Merle M. Price Commons
Counseling Center 410 Bowman Hall 715.232.2468
University Police 110 University Services Building 715.232.2222
Multicultural Student Services 217 Bowman Hall 715.232.1381 firstname.lastname@example.org www.uwstout.edu/services/multicultural Parking Services 110 University Services Building 715.232.1792
Student Residence Parking
Campus Parking Permit
Public Meter Parking
Dean of Students 130 Bowman Hall 715.232.1181
University Recreation 41 Sports & Fitness Center 715.232.1392 email@example.com www.uwstout.edu/urec
Sports and Fitness Center (Johnson Fieldhouse)
Child & Family-Study Center Heritage Hall Sorensen Hall Robert S. Swanson Learning Center
Campus Map Academic, Administrative and Student Services Buildings Residence Halls Athletic Buildings and Facilities
University Housing 170 Price Commons 1110 South Broadway Menomonie WI, 54751
Hello! My name is Maggie Christiansen and I’m a senior at UW-Stout majoring in Graphic Design and minoring in Art History. I hope this book gives you insight into what your life will become and help prepare you for your first year at UW-Stout. You’ll find that it is an amazing campus to learn, get involved, and meet a ton of new people! Meet The Designer
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