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Whitewater, WI 53190 
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 2016 Schedule

"Exploring the possibilities of your future"

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Begin planning for life after high school by learning about disability services in a college setting. Presentations will include information about admissions criteria, disability documentation and services, living on campus, panel discussions with current UW -Whitewater students, and alternatives to traditional four-year degree programs. Tour the UW-Whitewater campus and explore on and off campus resources at our resource fair. Let us help you get a head start on your future!

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Registration Available Online
Find us on http://www.uww.edu/csd
Any questions call us at CSD (262) 472-4711

Registration Deadline: April 30th


There is no cost to attend this event. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Please include accommodation needs with your registration. Sign language interpreters will be available.

Explore the world of post-secondary education

This event will provide participants with an opportunity to explore the world of post-secondary education and the resources and services available at this level. Through speakers from various campus and off-campus resources, the participants will gather information during the following break-out sessions:


An opportunity to find out additional information from Admissions Staff on being admitted as a freshman or transfer student.

Assistive Technology

Information will be provided about technology, software, and hardware that students can utilize to access the computer and complete coursework.

Autism Spectrum

Transitions to college for students on the Autism Spectrum. What students, parents, and others should know

Campus Tour

An opportunity to find out more about the UW-Whitewater Campus by taking a talking and walking tour with campus assistants.

Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD) Services

An overview of the services provided by the Center for Students with Disabilities and how to access those accommodations and services.

Differences Between High School and College/Academic Accommodations

A comparison of the differences between accommodations and services for college students with disabilities versus high school students with disabilities. Session will also include an overview of widely-used academic accommodations.

Documentation Guidelines

What are the types of documentation that are required for the post-secondary setting?

Living on Campus

What is living on campus like? Do I get to pick my roommate? How do I fit all of my stuff into my room? Answers to these questions and more.

Project ASSIST/Summer Transition Program

An overview of two fee-based programs offered through the Center for Students with Disabilities - a tutoring program and a summer program for new UWW students.

Student Panel

Current UW-Whitewater students share their insights about being successful at the college level.

Questions & Answers

An open forum with some UWW Center for Students with Disabilities staff members - a time for you to ask any questions.

Resource Tables Typically Include:

  • Academic Support Services
  • Admissions
  • Advising Center
  • Career & Leadership Development
  • Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD)
  • College of Arts & Communication
  • College of Business & Economics
  • College of Education & Professional Studies
  • College of Letters & Science
  • Disability, Advocacy & Awareness Coalition (DAAC)
  • Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
  • Financial Aid
  • First Year Experience
  • Health & Counseling Center
  • Personal Care Agencies
  • Recreational Sports
  • Residence Life
  • Two Year Campuses

Who Should Attend?

  • Current high school sophmore and juniors with disabilities
  • Parents of students with disabilities
  • School staff
  • Service providers from agencies and organizations serving individuals with disabilities

When is it?

Thursday, May 5, 2016
8:30am - 1:50pm
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
University Center

Lunch is on your own. There are dining facilities on campus and within walking distance of campus.

Schedule of Events

8:30 - 9:15 am Registration and Resource Tables
9:15 - 10:10 am Campus Tours
10:10 - 10:30 am Welcome
10:30 - 11:20 am Break-out Session A
11:20 - 12:10 pm Lunch on your own
12:15 - 1:00 pm Break-out Session B
1:05 - 1:50 pm Break-out Session C

Break-out Session Schedule

Session A (10:35 - 11:20 am)

  1. Differences Between High School & College/Academic Accommodations
  2. CSD Services
  3. Documentation Guidelines
  4. Autism Spectrum
  5. Living on Campus*


Session B (12:15 - 1:00 pm)

  1. Differences Between High School & College /Academic Accommodations
  2. Admissions
  3. Documentation Guidelines*
  4. Student Panel*
  5. Living on Campus

Session C (1:05 - 1:50 pm)

  1. Differences Between High School & College / Academic Accomodations
  2. Admissions
  3. CSD Services
  4. Student Panel
  5. Living on Campus

= session is interpreted.

Note: If you have additional interpreting needs for the event, please note these in your registration information.