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3 Applying to UW System Campuses Online application available Sept. 1 Processing begins Sept. 15 for next fall semester Observe campus priority dates and deadlines

4 Apply Online More than 95% of applicants apply online Link to paper (pdf) at apply.wisconsin.edu

5 Repeal of Residency Statute §36.27(2)(cr) Biennial Budget included a repeal of provision that provides exemption from nonresident tuition for a “person who is a citizen of a country other than U.S.” Students who begin classes in any term after 7/1/11 are not eligible for nonresident tuition exemption. Students previously granted exemption from nonresident tuition will no longer be eligible to receive the exemption.

6 Wisconsin-Minnesota Reciprocity WI residents will still be able to pay in-state tuition rates if they attend MN state university, college, or technical college Subsidy still available for students who enroll at MN campuses this year, but discontinued after school year More than 10,000 WI residents take advantage of tuition reciprocity program each year

7 Wisconsin Covenant The Covenant will sunset this year Freshmen have until Sept. 30 to sign the Pledge Print and send form or complete online at Pick up posters and bookmarks at the UW HELP table

8 Wisconsin Covenant Each school has a designated “primary contact” that the (State) Office of the Wisconsin Covenant communicates with Primary contact has list of Covenant students in your school Counsel Covenant students to stay on the college prep track and meet Pledge requirements Remind Covenant seniors to be attentive to deadlines

9 Wisconsin Covenant UW campuses welcomed the first class of Covenant Scholars this fall semester. UW Wisconsin Covenant coordinator(s) will be available during our break and after the workshop to answer questions What do UW Wisconsin Covenant coordinators do? -Provide outreach to Covenant students -Create opportunities for Covenant Scholars -Connect Covenant Scholars to campus resources -Assist school counselors in their areas

10 Wisconsin eTranscript 122 Wisconsin high schools participating (18%) 29,858 students among participating schools (39%) Madison schools will soon be sending eTranscripts 100% of UWS, WAICU, & WTCS colleges and universities are registered to receive eTranscripts

11 Wisconsin eTranscript parchment.com – student site docufide.com – administrator site

12 Wisconsin eTranscript High schools encouraged to include fields for: Wisconsin Student Number (WSN) Wisconsin Covenant student (yes or no)

13 Wisconsin eTranscript Implementation fee changes: Option 1 – High school subsidizes electronic transcripts on an annual basis. Rate is based on senior count. Paper rate remains at $4.25. Option 2 – Students pay on a per transaction basis ($2.55/eTranscript and $4.25 for paper).

14 Wisconsin eTranscript WI eTranscript Project Manager Heather Rolloff Ext.1008

15 College Goal Wisconsin Free program to help families complete the FAFSA February 18-19, 2012 Scholarship drawing at each site -Provided by WASFAA (Wisconsin Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators) and CACG (College Access Challenge Grant) 29 sites throughout Wisconsin Sponsored by WASFAA, along with several other partners For location information: visit or call

16 Please Invite Our Target Population to College Goal Wisconsin Low-income students Students of color First-generation students Adults returning to college All students and families are welcome

17 College Goal Wisconsin Saturday Sites February 18, 2012 Appleton Fox Valley Technical College Beloit Beloit Memorial High School Elkhorn Gateway Technical College Madison Madison Area Technical College Janesville Hedberg Public Library Kenosha Gateway Technical College Madison Edgewood College Oshkosh UW-Oshkosh Marinette UW-Marinette Milwaukee Alverno College Milwaukee Morse Marshall School for the Gifted and Talented Wausau Northcentral Technical College Platteville Platteville High School Rice Lake UW-Barron County Waukesha UW-Waukesha West Bend East High School Wisconsin Rapids Mid State Technical College Green Bay East High School

18 College Goal Wisconsin Sunday Sites February 19, 2012 DeForest (Madison Area) DeForest High School Eau Claire Chippewa Valley Technical College Fond du Lac Marian University Kenosha UW-Parkside La Crosse UW-La Crosse Manitowoc UW-Manitowoc Milwaukee Pulaski High School Milwaukee Riverside High School Racine Gateway Technical College Rhinelander Rhinelander High School Superior Superior High School

19 Wisconsin Career Pathways Website launched one year ago Targeted at WI school counselors and tech prep coordinators to develop Programs of Study (sequences of instruction to prepare students for specific careers) Interactive student section added

20 New MajorMania Hotlinks to campuses More search options Easier-to-read results Option to print results Methods for calling up previous searches Ways to compare academic programs

21 KnowHow2GOWisconsin Effort to motivate disadvantaged 8th-10th graders to prepare for college UW HELP distributing promotional materials Let us know if there are items you would like

22 Revised Counselors Page at UW HELP Online Considered evaluations completed last year uwhelp.wisconsin.edu -Click “counselors” tab Streamlined counselors page to make it easier to identify topics Materials request form

23 Wisconsin Association for College Admission Counseling (WACAC) Member Services Professional Development Continuing Education Credits Leadership Networking ListServ Web site: Mentorship program Milwaukee National College Fair Greater Milwaukee College Workshop

24 We HELP you and you HELP us! Please return next year - with your bag Proof of attendance forms available Materials request form (available here today or online) us at if you would like to receive the ByLine Please complete online evaluation


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