Monthly Archives: November 2016

Pointers Give Back: Giving Tuesday

PointersGiveBack

Giving Tuesday is a day dedicated to giving back in any way you can during the holiday season. There are more ways to give back than giving money – whether it is volunteering, helping a non-profit, or sharing why you give to a certain organization, you can contribute in some way. During the holiday season […]

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5 Things You Should Know About the FAFSA

Kaitlyn Keech shares five things to know about the FAFSA for students and parents.

It’s that time of year again, Pointers! With the holiday season just around the corner, and maybe a little more free time, let’s not forget about adding the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to your to-do list. If you haven’t started it yet, the FAFSA can be completed online here. Five things you […]

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Winter Is Coming

Val Every provides tips for Pointers braving a Wisconsin winter at UW-Stevens Point.

As the end of the semester draws near, winter is on it’s way at UW-Stevens Point. While many students here have survived a Wisconsin winter before, I have some reminders for students braving the cold in the heart of the state – especially if this is your first UWSP winter. Mittens are a must With frigid […]

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UWSP’s Financial Aid Office Blogger is Here to Help

Kaitlyn Keech shares five things to know about the FAFSA for students and parents.

Hello there! My name is Kaitlyn, and I am pursuing a major in English education and a psychology minor here, at UW-Stevens Point. I’m from Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., which is not too far from UW-Stevens Point’s campus. As an administrative assistant and student mentor in UW-Stevens Point’s Financial Aid Office, I help coordinate financial literacy programs […]

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Are Winterim Courses Right for You?

Winterim

It’s that time of year again. No, I’m not talking about the holidays. I’m talking about registration! While you were planning for your spring semester at UW-Stevens Point, you may have seen reminders here and there about Winterim courses as well. You may even be planning on taking a few. If you’re considering taking a […]

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