Fees and Credits
Fee: $345; $395 after May 20. University credit extra. See below for more credit information. Lodging is on your own.
Credit course fees are extra: The cost of each graduate credit is about $348.24 for returning adult students not enrolled full-time. This is the undergraduate credit rate, and is a special rate for this program. You receive graduate credits. This special, low fee applies to both residents of Wisconsin and non-residents. See graduate credit enrollment for more information.
Grants for returning adult students pursing a degree: Continuing Education grants provide in-state tuition for adults with a significant break from education taking one class to get started with their studies. Criteria and application information available at: www.dcs.wisc.edu/info/finanserv/ce-grant.htm. Or contact Adult and Student Services, Division of Continuing Studies, 608-263-6960.
Noncredit/Credit Options: 3.0 CEU (30 hours); 1-3 UW English graduate credits available. Credit students-enroll by first calling 608-262-3447.
Graduate Credit Enrollment
- Step 1. To earn graduate credit in English (1, 2, or 3 credits available), you first must enroll in the retreat with the continuing education fee. See above paragraph for those instructions. Complete that process first. All students, including those currently enrolled on-campus, must complete that step and pay that fee.
- Step 2. Once you've done that, our office (Liberal Studies & the Arts, Division of Continuing Studies) will send you information and a student ID number with instructions on how to register online for the credits. You will pay an additional fee for the credits. Note: This is a "by permission only" course because it's limited enrollment. You must go through us to become registered for credit.
- Step 3.Complete the online registration process by the deadline in the material we send you. If you have questions about the credit process for this particular course, please contact Christine DeSmet, coordinator, 608-262-3447, email@example.com.
Location and Lodging
Location: Pyle Center, UW-Madison (map)
Parking and Driving: Within two blocks of our buildings you'll find the Campus/State Street parking facility with two entrances-the 400 block of North Lake or Frances Streets. Cost is about 95 cents/hour weekdays.
Commuting from the outskirts of town: Madison bustles with metropolitan flair, but it's still a "small town." From lodging out by our malls or near the Interstate, you can drive in, park, and walk to our building within 20-30 minutes easily. For other lodging options and tourist information check the Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau Web site: www.visitmadison.com, or call 608-255-2537 or 1-800-373-6376
Lodging: Please note: Lodging is on your own. We encourage you to reserve a room as soon as possible if you want to be close to campus.
- Lowell Center, 610 Langdon St., 608-256-2621 includes breakfast and parking/UWExtension facility. A block of rooms has been reserved for this program (includes breakfast and parking/UW-Extension facility). This is one block from the classroom building.
- Campus Inn, 601 Langdon St., 608-257-4391 (across the street from Lowell Center, remodeled and updated), includes parking.
- Doubletree, 525 W. Johnson St., 608-251-5511 free shuttle to your classrooms, or about a five-block walk.
- Madison Hostel, 141 S. Butler St., 608-441-0144, within walking distance of Pyle Center and just off the Capitol Square. Nonmembers welcome; private rooms; shared bath. About $45/day.
Schedule: June 17-21, 2013
Registration: To register, you must call 608-262-2451. There is no form to send in. Enrollment is limited to 15 each section; fewer for master classes. Ask to be put on a waiting list. For more information or to register, visit our registration page.
What to bring: You have access to a computer lab during your stay; however, for your convenience we recommend that you bring your laptop or computer and printer. Bringing a computer is not necessary if you write or print legibly for assignments during the week.
More information: For more details about Write-by-the-Lake, or for a sample syllabus for your interest area contact any of the instructors, or on-site coordinator, Christine DeSmet, firstname.lastname@example.org. For information about Madison check the Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau Web site: www.visitmadison.com, call 608-255-2537 or 800-373-6376 for free brochures and maps.
This program is offered by UW-Madison in cooperation with UW-Extension.
If you have a disability and desire accommodations, please advise us ahead of time. Requests are confidential. University of Wisconsin provides equal opportunities in employment and programming including Title IX requirements.