Dr. Paul Chase, Interim CEO/Dean
Connie Christensen, Assistant Campus Dean for Student Services
Student Services Office
One University Drive
Sheboygan, WI 53081-4760
The University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan is the perfect setting in which to get "The Best Start for the Life You Want." Located on a 70-acre hilltop setting overlooking the western edge of Sheboygan, the scenic campus is surrounded by a meandering river valley, bluffs and ravines, and wooded areas populated by wildlife.
In fall 2011, UW-Sheboygan reached a record student headcount of 894 students. Approximately 37 percent are "adult" students, age 22 or older. Fifty percent are full-time students, and the student body consists of 53 percent female and 47 percent male students. Seventeen percent of students have identified themselves in various categories of ethnic diversity, while more than 68 percent of students utilize financial aid.
The campus features state-of-the-art learning facilities for students, including a spacious University Library, distance education classrooms and computer labs. The 28,000 square foot ACUITY Technology Center houses the library facility, along with computer instructional labs and classrooms, compressed video technology instruction rooms and meeting space equipped with the latest in communication and presentation technology. The Sheboygan County UW-Extension office also calls UW-Sheboygan home in the remodeled former library space, located in the Learning Resources Building.
The campus also features the Frank G. & Frieda K. Brotz Science Building. The more than 26,000-square-foot building features spacious classrooms fitted with the latest in lab equipment and instructional technology, including a multimedia 54-seat lecture hall for instruction and community use.
The campus also includes the Fine Arts Building with a 350-seat theater; Physical Education Building complete with a student Fitness Center; and a student Commons complete with computer lab, bookstore and Cyber Café. University grounds feature tennis courts, areas for field sports and a natural-terrain cross-country track.
UW-Sheboygan is not just a freshman-sophomore university; although that continues to be our primary mission. All area students can earn a bachelor's or master's degree on this campus in several areas:
- Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical)
- Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Administration
- Bachelor of Arts in Communication
- Bachelor of Science in Information Resources
- Bachelor of Science in Management
- Bachelor of Liberal Studies (Organizational Administration)
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN Completion)
- Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education (PreK-Grade 5)
- Bachelor of Science in Special Education (coming in 2012)
- Master of Science in Education-Curriculum & Instruction
Scholarships totaling more than $100,000 per year are awarded to UW-Sheboygan students through the UW-Sheboygan Foundation and area businesses and benefactors. Individual awards vary from $500 to full tuition, including UW-Sheboygan Foundation Education Grants and the Wagner Scholars Program for business students.
Opportunities for student participation include: Business Club, Chorus, faculty/student committees, Art Club, University Theatre (drama), Student Government Association, The Voice (campus student newspaper), Gay/Straight Alliance, Health and Wellness Club, film club, Boards, Swords and Cords, Phi Theta Kappa (scholastic honorary society), Student Wisconsin Educators Association (SWEA), Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Service Club, Student Veterans of America chapter, intramural sports (basketball, volleyball, ultimate Frisbee and flag football) and varsity athletics (golf, men's basketball, co-ed soccer, tennis and women's volleyball).
Community Interest Programs
The UW-Sheboygan Center for Engagement Learning (CEL) provides classes and programs for businesses, K-12 students and educators, special interest groups and the general public. Programs provided for adults include foreign language, business/professional development and training, computer training, personal enrichment, cultural education, study abroad and a wide variety of online courses. Other community programming includes pre-college college preparation programs; theater productions; jazz ensemble and choir concerts; art exhibits; and lecture and fine arts events.