Student Life | Western Technical College | La Crosse, WI

Experience Life at Western

There's even more to the Western experience than our accredited programs and experienced faculty. Get involved in clubs or student government, cheer on the Cavaliers at athletic events, or grab a bite with friends while you study. Western's student services will ensure your academic success and physical wellbeing. You'll get the full college experience at Western!

Residence Hall

Western is one of few technical colleges that offers on-campus housing. Take advantage of the convenience, security, and programming that are part of this traditional college experience. 


A tradition since 1967—the Cavaliers represent Western in baseballEsportsmen's basketballvolleyballwomen's basketball. Interested in joining a sports team? All full-time students enrolled in 12 credits or more at Western are eligible to try out for one of our athletic programs.

Contact us

The Student Life Office provides support and services to students in a variety of areas including general questions, student IDsparking and parking permitsthe residence hallstudent clubs and organizationsstudent governmentstudent rights and optionsMTU and SMRT bus pass, etc. 

Wondering where to start?

Stop in at the Welcome Center or call 608-785-9200. Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Friday, 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., and the first Saturday of each month, 9:00 a.m.-noon.