University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

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Address: 800 W Main St, Whitewater, WI 53190, United States

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the University of Wisconsin System and is located in Whitewater, Wisconsin. It is a four-year, co-educational, residential college accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The University of Wisconsin–Whitewater consists of 400 acres located in southeastern Wisconsin. The iconic landmark of the university’s campus, Old Main, burned down in a fire on February 7, 1970. There are some extraculicullar activities in this campus such as Royal Purple. The Royal Purple is the university’s independent student newspaper that provides students, faculty, and staff with a forum for news, entertainment, and sporting events. And the other extraculicullar is Jitters coffee lounge. Jitters are a student-run coffee house located on the first floor of Wells East Residence Hall. It was opened with the intention of creating a lasting, strong, and vital sense of community. The next is Ceramics Guild. The Ceramics Guild hosts an annual December/fall semester ceramics sale, often in collaboration with the alloy metal smiting group. And the last is Greek system. Fraternities and sororities have long been a part of UW-Whitewater’s campus life.