Exam Schedule and Checking Final Grades


The semester is already almost over and finals are creeping up. Classes officially end on December 12th. Exams begin December 13th and end on December 21st. Click the link below to review the final examination and policy schedule for the 2017 Fall term.

Final Examination and Policy Schedule

Fall term grades are due December 22nd and will be available to students by December 28thTo check your grades after they are finalized complete the following steps:

  • Login to WINS
  • Open the “Main Menu” dropdown and select “Student Center”
  • In the “Academics” section in the upper left select the drop down arrow and click “Grades”
  • Select “2017 Fall Terms” and “Continue”

Winterim classes begin on January 2nd and Spring classes begin on January 22nd. Have a great break and good luck on Finals!

Learning through Lynda

Did you know that all UW-Whitewater students have access to www.lynda.com for free? Lynda is an online education site with thousands of video courses that can help you achieve your personal and professional goals through acquiring the latest software, creative, and business skills.


Some of the thousands of courses Lynda offers are:

  • 3D + Animation
  • Business productivity tools
  • Design
  • Developer
  • Education
  • Photography
  • Adobe (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Etc.)
  • Apple
  • Google (Drive, Docs, Spreadsheets, Sites, Etc.)rd.
  • Microsoft Office 2016 (Word, Excel, Etc.)
  • And many more

Access these training courses by going to http://go.uww.edu/lynda, then login using your UWW Net-ID and password.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding this, please contact the UW-W Learning Technology Center.


Reserve a Room for Group Projects

Looking for a space to work on a group project or have a small meeting? Try out the collaboratory meeting rooms in the Andersen General Access Lab L1008 (lower level). These rooms are great for groups of up to 6 people to work together. They are equipped with a conference table, computer, projector, and SMART board.


Reserve your room ahead of time by going to http://www.uww.edu/reserve . Make sure to check in with the lab attendant when you arrive. Rooms can be reserved for up to 3 hours at a time with extensions available if there are no other reservations.

If you have any questions regarding this, please call 262.472.1234


D2L Email and Text Notifications


Does this red dot scare you? Never miss a deadline, grade, or class update again by signing up for email or text notifications. These alerts can notify you whensms-alert-icon-2:

  • Grades are released or updated
  • News is posted
  • A Quiz end date is approaching
  • Class content is updated
  • Dropbox folder close is approaching
  • Discussions are posted


Sign up for email or text alerts through D2L by following these simple steps:

  1. When signed in to D2L, select the drop down arrow next to your name in the upper right corner.
  2. Select Notifications.
  3. Under the “Instant Notifications” heading, check the boxes to customize when and how you will get notifications and click save.

If have any other questions or concerns, please feel free to Contact D2L Support.

Andersen Media Lab

Have you heard about the Andersen Media Lab and the great features it has to offer? The Media Lab is located in the lower level of the Andersen library building in room L1008. It offers a large collection of both Mac and PC computers and free black and white printing. You can even send your print job straight from your smart phone or laptop. For more information on how to do that, click here: http://www.uww.edu/icit/services/printing-students


Here are some of the many useful features you can find there:

Collaboratory Stations: These rooms are great places for group work! They have conference tables, SMART Boards, and projectors.

Color Printing: You can use purple points for color printing, poster printing, and lamination.

A/V Checkouts: Check out from the large collection of equipment including projectors, screens, cameras, microphones, and much more. You can even use the sound booth for audio projects.

Quiet Room: Because sometimes it can be hard to find a good, quiet spot to get your work done.

For more information on the General Access Labs, visit their site at: http://www.uww.edu/icit/services/ga-labs#tab_ServiceRequest

If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact the Media Lab.