Academic Resources

Academic Support

Free tutoring is available in the Learning Center, room F121 in Founders Hall. The Center is staffed with capable students (and teachers, too!) willing to help others. Students are encouraged to make appointments, but drop-in service may also be available. Core hours are 10 AM-3 PM, but appointments may be available between 8 AM and 10 PM. Questions? Contact Neil Hall, Tutoring Coordinator, 683-4737,


Academic advising is a very important part of your college experience. UW-Manitowoc advisors are available to assist you in developing educational plans that are compatible with your life goals. The ultimate responsibility for making decisions about your educational plans rests directly with you, but your academic advisor is here to help!

Career Services

Located in Founders Hall next to the Solution Center, the Career Center includes a variety of resource materials and computers to help student review their options.


Visit the UW Colleges Catalog for official and archived information about admission, registration, financial aid, academic regulations, course descriptions and more. Your campus is part of the UW Colleges network.


The UW Colleges Copyright Policy (UWCAP #53) complies with UW System guidelines for respecting copyright and fair use. As established by Title 17 of the U.S. Code, copyright provides the creators of original works of authorship with a limited set of exclusive rights to copy, distribute, and perform their works. The UW Colleges Appropriate Use Policy may also be consulted.

Please visit the Copyright section of the UW Colleges website for complete information.

GPA Calculator

Housed on the UW Colleges website, the Online GPA Calculator was created by Carl Adler and modified with permission.

Use the online GPA calculator to:

  1. Estimate current semester GPA
  2. Find out how this semester's grades affect you cumulative GPA
  3. Find out how the grades you anticipate recieving in your current courses will affect your overall GPA
  4. Determine what it will take and how many credit hours you will need to raise your GPA to a new specified level
  5. Determine what grade average you need to achieve this term to raise your cumulative GPA to a new specified level


UW-Manitowoc's Library contains thousands of books, periodical subscriptions and multimedia. We also subscribe to daily newspapers and weeklies. Our library catalog can be accessed from any computer with internet capability and provides an instant link to the holdings of our library as well as the libraries of the other UW Colleges campuses and the 13 four-year universities. 

Online Writing Lab

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) is a writing resource for UW Colleges students. Students can email drafts of their writing to receive feedback from the OWL director or student writing tutors.

The OWL website offers tips for essay writers, contains information about common grammar/ punctuation errors, and presents Modern Language Association (MLA) and American Psychological Association (APA) documentation guidelines.


Please see the Policies section in the UW Colleges Catalog for information about academic policies including class attendance, grade appeals, and academic integrity and misconduct.