Tag Archives: fall semester

The Difference Between the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships and the Student Financial Services Office

Let’s be honest, having such similar titles for these two offices can be confusing, especially on where to go for answers to certain questions. Due to the fact that I work in the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, I feel I have a fairly good idea on where to go. For other students, it could […]

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Welcome Week Fall 2019

Welcome Pointers! The summer has been a blast—binging the latest Netflix shows, tanning by the pool and sleeping in until who knows when. Now, stores are officially being stocked with fresh school supplies and the cute boots you didn’t get last fall are calling your name for the start of classes. Welcome week is just […]

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How to Make the Most of Your First Week at UWSP

Sophomore Mai La Yang shares ways to make the most of your first week on campus.

The first week of college can be nerve-wracking when you don’t know anyone on campus yet and are far from home. But there’s nothing to fear, Pointers! Get to know the campus and our community more by following these tips to become more comfortable at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point:

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What to Pack For Your First Semester of College (And What to Leave Home)

Mai La Yang gives tips on what you need - and what you don't - in the res halls this fall.

You know school is right around the corner when every store you walk into has that giant “Back to School” sign hanging from the ceiling. The feeling of summer is coming to an end, and now it’s time to put our thinking caps back on. To help you get back into gear for the start of the new school year, here’s a list of what you should pack – and not pack – with you for school.

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