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Tips for Living off Campus

As many of you are probably aware, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point requires students to live in the residence halls for the first two years of their college experience. The University makes some exceptions for students who plan on living with their parents and commuting to class within a 40 mile radius of Stevens Point. […]

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Transitioning From High School To College

Nicole Kivela talks transitioning from high school to college and shares four tips for new UWSP students!

I’m going to share four tips I’ve learned in my own transition from high school to college. I hope these work well for you, too!

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New Year, New Blogger

UW-Stevens Point College of Natural Resources blogger and recent transfer student Shannon Columb introduces herself in her first UWSP blog post.

Allow me to introduce myself: I’m Shannon, a third-year transfer student. Previously I attended UW-Whitewater to pursue a degree in journalism, but soon realized that wasn’t the path for me. I started looking into environmental education programs, and that’s how I stumbled upon UW-Stevens Point.

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Personal And Professional Development Through Travel

Anyon Rettinger shares his experiences joining campus organizations at UW-Stevens Point and traveling to student conferences across the nation.

Join clubs and organizations, and travel with them to conferences and conventions. You can expand your horizons professionally and network, while exploring a new place. I am so thankful I chose UW-Stevens Point because I really feel like I have learned so much and am ready to take on the world after college.

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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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