What are the Types of Campus Housing in College?

What are they like? Do college dorms have bathrooms?

These seem to be the questions running through students’ minds as they embark on the journey of finding the college they will attend. It can be nerve-wracking, moving away from your home and settling into a college dorm for the first time. Though it can be stressful, there are ways to avoid the stress of finding a space that works best for you!

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From the Director’s Desk: Fall 2021

Executive director of admissions Rachele BakicAs we look forward to a new class of amazing students joining us this fall, I wanted to share a bit about our support systems that allow a wide variety of students to succeed here at UW-Green Bay. We a multi-campus comprehensive university, with a deep commitment to diversity, inclusion, social justice, civic engagement, and access to education for all who seek it.

This past summer, we offered our first Bridge Program focused on assisting students toward success in their first year at UW-Green Bay. This program allowed select students to take foundational credit-bearing courses and partake in co-curricular activities in the weeks prior to the start of the fall semester. Our support programs utilize the weeks prior to the semester to create a longer, more gradual transition period for these students.
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Commuting to College

If you live within commuting distance of your college, you might be asking yourself, “Should I commute to college or live on campus?” While there’s no one-size-fits-all answer to that question, there are a few things to consider before you make the decision. Time, money, and extracurricular activities will all play a factor as to whether it makes sense to commute. Continue reading Commuting to College

International Students: Costs and Scholarships

Cost of attendance and scholarship information varies according to several factors for UW-Green Bay students. For international students, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay requires certification of adequate financial support from all students with non-immigrant visas.  A financial support statement and letter from the bank will be required of all students and/or sponsors. All fees are subject to change without notice. Fees are based on estimates and will be updated upon your arrival. All amounts are given in US dollars.  Continue reading International Students: Costs and Scholarships

International Students: Materials for My Transfer Application

For transfer international students, there are a few specific materials required in your application. Students must submit the online UW System application, secondary school transcripts, English proficiency score, and financial documents.

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International Students: Materials for My Application?

For first-year international students, there are a few specific materials required in your application. Students must submit the online UW System application, secondary school transcripts, English proficiency score, and financial documents.

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How Do Test Scores Work for UW-Green Bay Applications?

The truth is, we’re more interested in you as a person than a test score. That’s why all applications to UW-Green Bay undergo a careful holistic review for admission decisions.

Students can be reviewed for admission to UW-Green Bay without providing test scores. We want all students to have the opportunity to have access to and be successful as a UW-Green Bay student. Continue reading How Do Test Scores Work for UW-Green Bay Applications?

Why Activities, Skills and Involvement Matter

You are more than a transcript and a test score. We know that. What you’ve learned in high school, and throughout your life, may not be recorded in your academic records alone. That’s why the application offers opportunities for your to list your activities, skills, organizations, work experiences, and community involvement.  Continue reading Why Activities, Skills and Involvement Matter

Preparing Your Application Essay

Give us the full story. Stuff happens in high school. Sometimes it’s things we could have avoided and sometimes it’s not. The essay on the application has a place for you to tell us your story. There are always factors that influence your academic background that aren’t visible on your transcript, and there are always contributions you can make to UW-Green Bay that will only come to light when you tell them in your own words. It’s important that you communicate with us about any special circumstances that impacted your performance in high school. Please take the time to tell us about:  Continue reading Preparing Your Application Essay