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Start your smooth transition to college with Leading Edge

Thank you for your interest in participating in the Leading Edge transition program for students with disabilities at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point (UWSP)!

Leading Edge is an opportunity for new freshmen and transfer students with disabilities to learn about accommodations and academic support services at UWSP. The program’s goal is to provide students with a smoother transition to college by building community and understanding accommodations before the start of classes.

8/29

Early Move-In

8/30

First Day of Program

8/31

Last Day of Program

  • A nightly $50 housing fee will be charged to your student account ($150 total) for early move-in.
    • If you are moving into the UWSP Suites 201, an additional fee may be charged to your student account nightly for early move-in.
  • The DRC will provide meals starting with a light breakfast on Tuesday, August 30 through lunch on Thursday, September 1.
    • Meal plans will begin with dinner on September 1.
  • Students are responsible for their own meal(s) on move-in day.

Program sessions may include:

  • Basics of heavily used programs at UWSP (e.g., accesSPoint, Canvas, and Navigate)
  • Time Management activities with your schedule
  • Assistive Technology demonstrations
  • Finding your classes
  • Getting your textbooks
  • How your meal card is used at different UWSP dining locations
  • Learn the basics of campus life (e.g., food court, Dog Dollars, laundry, how to find and pay your tuition bill, etc.)
  • How accommodations work at UWSP
  • Campus resource speakers (e.g., Tutoring-Learning Center, UWSP Counseling Center)
  • How to use public transportation
  • Team building activities

To be accepted into the program you need to:

For early applicants:

  • You will be notified of your status by June 13, 2022
  • Leading Edge application and documentation submission before May 27, 2022

For secondary applicants:

  • You will be notified of your status by July 3, 2022
  • Leading Edge application and documentation submission before June 23, 2022

For late applicants:

  • You will be notified of your status by July 29, 2022, pending space availability
  • Leading Edge application and documentation submission before July 20, 2022 pending space availability

Questions?

Please contact the DRC at 715-346-3365 or drc@uwsp.edu if you have questions regarding the 2022 Leading Edge program.