Nuts and Bolts of Returning to School

Workshop at a glance

Date: Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
Time: 6-7:30pm
Location: Fitchburg Public Library, 5530 Lacy Rd, Fitchburg
Fee: No charge

608-263-6960; email

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Workshop description

Thinking about returning to school for a first, second, or advanced degree? This free session provides information and options as you plan to continue your education. Learn about:

  • Undergraduate, graduate, professional and certificate programs
  • Becoming a University Special student 
  • Student support services
  • Financial assistance

Who should attend?

If you are an adult who has been out of school for a while and are considering returning to pursue undergraduate or graduate study, or to update skills, this workshop is for you regardless of the school you plan to attend.


After attending this workshop you will have a better understanding of how to get started on the process of selecting and applying to schools and how to research financial assistance.

About the facilitators

Nuts and Bolts of Returning to School is facilitated by experienced education advisors from Adult Career and Special Student Services. We look forward to helping you as you think about or plan a return to school.

What past participants have said

"The presenter was very patient and welcoming."

"...a good first step."

"The workshop was worthwhile for the overview of options and the resources provided."

General information

Fee: Free

Parking: Free parking on site.

Correspondence about this workshop: Correspondence about this workshop will come from UW-Madison Adult Career and Special Student Services, 608-263-6960.

Miscellaneous: Casual and comfortable dress is appropriate. Be prepared for fluctuating temperatures in the meeting room. A sweater or jacket may be desirable.

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