As 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 are 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.
Continue reading From the Director’s Desk: Fall 2021
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
Traveling to the great north to visit the Marinette Campus? Make sure you check out these local gems! Continue reading Live Life on the Edge in Marinette
Joining us for a visit at the Manitowoc Campus soon? Check out a few other hot spots in town while you’re here! Continue reading Live Out World History in Manitowoc
Joining us on the Sheboygan campus for a visit? Make a day of it! There’s plenty to see and do in the Malibu of the Midwest.
Continue reading Visiting the Malibu of the Midwest
So, you’re ready to come and see the Green Bay campus – wahoo! As long as you’re coming, you might as well check out the town. Here are five fun places to visit for a real taste of Green Bay.
Continue reading Green Bay’s Not-So-Hidden Gems
Life seems to make us believe that we must have it all figured out – including when it comes to your college major. It can be daunting to decide what you want to do for the rest of your life, especially for high school students. We’re here to tell you it’s okay to pump the brakes. You don’t have to know what your end goal is yet.
Continue reading What Should I Major In?
In “How to Afford College”, we broke down how to determine your cost of attendance, seeking family contributions, and the types of grants that students can apply for. So, you found out your general ballpark cost and asked for help. Where do you go from there?
Continue reading How Students Pay For College
I transferred to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in my sophomore year and am now a senior at the Green Bay campus. Of the variety of colleges in Wisconsin, UWGB stood out to me. UW-Green Bay focuses on community and acceptance. Everyone you meet on campus is driven, resilient, friendly, and willing to support you.
UW-Green Bay is known for many things: quality academics, NCAA Division I athletics, arts, and culture. On top of that, its four campuses (in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc, and Sheboygan) comprise the fastest-growing school in the UW System. And that’s all great, but don’t you want to hear it from a student?
Continue reading What is UW-Green Bay Known For?
“Can I afford college?” “I don’t want a lot of debt.” “Is this too much to take on?”
Paying for college is a big question for many students who are getting ready to start their higher education journey. While looking at the dollar signs of your top college choices can be intimidating, it doesn’t need to stop you from getting an education. There are several steps you can take to lessen the hit on your wallet, without sacrificing academic integrity.
Continue reading How to Afford College