UW-Rock County strives to meet the needs of all our students. Direct questions about accessibility services to the Solution Center. Visit the accessibility services page on the UW Colleges administrative website to learn more about accessibility services and policies that apply to all UW Colleges campuses.
The UW Colleges Emergency Grant is available to students with an unexpected financial crisis that would cause a student to not complete the term. Expenses such as unexpected medical expenses, car repair, travel expenses for a family emergency and replacement of items due to theft/fire damage. Funds cannot be used for tuition, textbooks, student fees, alcohol or tobacco, groceries, entertainment, legal services, or fines or forfeitures resulting from legal violations. No more than two grants per academic year per student, not to exceed $500 total is available. Please contact your the Solution Center for more information.
Health & Wellness
The University provides a range of services to support student health and wellness including alcohol and drug educationand counseling services.
Students who aren't already covered through a family member's policy are encourged to sign up for health insurance.
Although the Ebola virus poses no immediate threat to the general United States population, it is important to be aware of any changes in your health if you have recently traveled to one of the countries where the Ebola outbreak is occurring (currently Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and the Republic of the Congo) and to seek immediate medical care. For further information please check the UW Colleges and UW-Extension Health Information page.
UW-Rock County does not own or operate on-campus residence hall facilities. While many students attending our campus live at home and commute, there are also a number of students who reside in locally owned apartments or houses. Students interested in exploring local housing options are encouraged to view housing listings in the classified section of The Janesville Gazette, the Community Shoppers Inc., or by contacting local real estate agencies.
Returning Adult Students
UW-Rock County welcomes adult students. At UW-Rock County, we've helped lots of adults achieve their goals and dreams. Whether you seek a new or enhanced career, want to take a course for intellectual enrichment or something in-between, you can do it and we can help.
The Solution Center provides comprehensive assistance to prospective and current students in the areas of admission, financial aid, advising, orientation, placement testing, disability services, tutoring services and student activities.
Advisors are available to help students learn about, degree options, majors, academic requirements, and the process of transferring. Help is also available in assessing career goals, planning a return to school, adjusting to academic life, or other areas of concern relevant to beginning or returning to college.
Student Handbook & Policies
As a UW-Rock County student, you have certain rights and responsibilities respecting your relationship with your fellow students and the University. The rules, regulations and policies you will find in this booklet are intended to foster an environment of mutual respect for you and your fellow students and to enhance the educational environment of your campus. Here you will find information about federal and state laws, UW System and UW Colleges regulations, policies and procedures that pertain to you and your life on campus.
Please see the Policies section in the UW Colleges Catalog for information about academic policies.
Voting is both a right and a responsibility for an engaged citizen. UW-Rock County encourages everyone to exercise the right to vote.
A photo ID will be required at the polls for upcoming elections. Most UW-Rock County students will still be able to use a Wisconsin driver’s license or State of Wisconsin ID, which already meet voter ID requirements.
Free Voter ID cards can be obtained by UW-Rock County students at the Solution Center.
For complete information on voting as a student please check out the University of Wisconsin System Voting Guide.