Welcome Home

Find your home away from home at one of the best colleges in Wisconsin and the Midwest! Pointers enjoy the benefits of a right-sized, welcoming community.


UW-Stevens Point combines outstanding academics with career exploration to prepare you for professional life after graduation. Gain hands-on, personalized experience both in and out of the classroom. We have the highest percentage of undergraduate courses taught by a professor in the University of Wisconsin System.

Academic advising helps you navigate educational plans and career goals, and tutoring programs are available to enhance your classroom proficiency.

More than 200 student organizations provide outlets for developing your social and academic interests. Volunteer opportunities encourage local community service, and study abroad experiences nurture your global citizenship.  

At UW-Stevens Point, your residence hall and room are more than just a place to toss your books and sleep. Life in the halls gives you a chance to try new things, meet new people and become more connected to campus.


Within our friendly campus atmosphere you’ll find a variety of recreational opportunities including:

  • Schmeeckle Reserve, a 280-acre conservancy area with five miles of trails and boardwalks, a 24-acre lake, and numerous wildlife species.
  • Centertainment, a student-run entertainment programming group, plans a variety of music, dance, film, comedy and cultural events - nearly all free for UW-Stevens Point students.
  • Carlsten Gallery, a display hosting rotating art exhibits, student art, fundraising events and a permanent art collection.
  • Our Performing Arts Series, which brings local audiences entertainment from music groups, dance companies and comedy troupes.


Find academic success and personal achievement as a Pointer. Our support doesn’t end at graduation, with a variety of career services available to UW-Stevens Point alumni for life.

Once a Pointer, always a Pointer. See where our alumni are now!

Become a Pointer

With diverse majors in the arts and sciences, our team of admissions counselors and student ambassadors will help you find your fit at UW-Stevens Point.

Take a virtual tour or schedule your visit to campus, and apply to join the Pointer family!