The Leading Edge


Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What's the advantage of participating in The Leading Edge? Didn't I already get this information during Freshmen or Transfer Orientation?

A: Our program is a compliment your Orientation by introducing you to the services available specifically to students with disabilities. We hope to provide you with supplemental information making you more familiar with the numerous resources on campus dedicated to assisting students. You will also have the opportunity to connect with other students who have similar experiences and share similar questions and concerns.

Q: Should I plan on bringing any documentation of my disability to the program?

A: Please submit your documentation prior to attending the program. If you have not submitted anything yet it would be ideal if you could bring your qualifying documents to The Leading Edge. If you have questions about what documents to bring please contact the Disability & Assistive Technology Center at 715-346-3365.

Q: Is there a cost to participate in The Leading Edge program?

A: The Leading Edge is free!! There is no cost to participate. 

Q: Does The Leading Edge conflict with moving into the residence halls?

A: No.  In fact, you get to move in first~ before any other students. Students will be allowed to move into your assigned residence hall early 11:00am - 1:00 pm August 29th, 2017. A small fee of $20 will be billed directly to your student accoount from Residential Living.  Student should go directly to the front desk of their residence hall to meet their Hall Director and pick up room keys.

Q: Are meals included in the The Leading Edge?

A:  YES!  Students will have dinner during a roundtable discussion with upperclass students wtih disabilities while Parents will be invited to the Parent's reception. 

Q: Do I have to be a Residence Hall student to participate in the program?

A: No. If you plan on commuting to UWSP or living off campus you can participate in The Leading Edge.

Q: Will there be Leading Edge programming devoted to parents/guardians?

A: Parents/guardians are welcome and expected to participate during the first day of the program.  

Q: What if I need an accommodation to participate in the program?

A: If you have a disability that requires accommodation during The Leading Edge Program, please notify us immediately on your registration form so we can make the necessary arrangements.

Please feel free to contact the Disability & Assistive Technology Center 715-346-3365 with any other questions regarding The Leading Edge. We hope to see you there!!