The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point wants to make applying for college easier by offering a no-cost application period in October. Through the entire month, anyone can apply to any of the UW-Stevens Point campuses for the fall of 2021 without paying the $50 application fee.
The UW-Stevens Point College of Fine Arts and Communication, College of Letters and Science, College of Natural Resources, College of Professional Studies and the UWSP Foundation have located funds to be allocated for this purpose.
October is a great month to apply to a university or college of choice. In addition to the no-cost application period, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) officially opens on Oct. 1. By completing applications for UW-Stevens Point and Federal Student Aid in similar time frames, students are able to seek assistance for both applications at the same time.
“University leadership, along with the UWSP Foundation, acknowledge financial barriers for students and are committed to supporting students. We are covering the application fees in October, offering additional scholarship opportunities and providing increased support in completing the FAFSA to make applying to all three UWSP campuses easier,“ said Marc Young, director of Admissions and Recruitment.
UW-Stevens Point offers students more than 100 program options, including 80 bachelor’s and 16 graduate degree programs. This includes new bachelor’s and professional associate degree programs at branch campuses in Wausau and Marshfield.
To take advantage of this free application period, students will need to apply using the UW System application athttps://apply.wisconsin.edu or the Common Application at https://www.commonapp.org/school/university-wisconsin-stevens-point. For more information, please visit uwsp.edu/applynow.
UW-Stevens Point is offering a variety of opportunities to visit campus, including two special visit days, known as View Point Days. View Point Days offer students and their families a comprehensive, inside look at a variety of academic programs and student life at UW-Stevens Point. View Point Days are scheduled at all three campuses for:
Friday, Nov. 8
Friday, Dec. 6
Friday, Oct. 25
Monday, Nov. 4
Wednesday, Dec. 4
“Our ViewPoint Day visits are offered in-person and virtually, allowing students, no matter where they are, the opportunity to discover their purpose,” said Rachel Siebers, assistant director of Recruitment. “All of our campus visits provide great opportunities to connect to the university, get a feeling for campus life and begin your pursuit for something bigger.”
For more information or to schedule a visit anytime at Stevens Point, Wausau or Marshfield campuses, contact the UW-Stevens Point Office of Admissions and Recruitment at 715-346-2441 or [email protected], www.uwsp.edu/admissions.
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