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Extended study hours

Starting Thursday, April 16, the Wright Center will be having extended hours Thursdays until 6 p.m. Come study in a quiet environment with all the comforts of home. Use the microwave, fridge, computers, and study chairs and tables.

Wright Center Sponsored Computer Check Out

The Wright center has purchased two computers, with card readers and we have teamed with Information Technology Services to make them awailable at the Help Desk (first floor Karrmann Library) for a week-long check out with a valid student ID. We also have computers available at 322 Royce, with card readers, for daily use druing office hours.

Post Cards to Deployed Soldiers

Have you ever thought about sending a letter to our deployed soldiers? Well now is your chance.

Come to The Wright Center for Veterans and Non-Traditional Students (Royce Hall 322) and grab some post cards.
We will mail them for you!

Non-Traditional Student Scholarships

The Wright Center has obtained five $1,000 scholarships designed for Non-Traditional students only. Visit the UW-Platteville Financial Aid webpage for more information, www.uwplatt.edu/financial-aid/scholarships-general

Wisconsin Veteran Scholarships

The Weber and Overholt scholarships are offered for the 2015-16 academic year. The application deadline is May 1, 2015. Download the applications below.

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CNTSV: Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Non-traditional Student Association kick-off meeting
Sept. 9 | 4:30–5:30 p.m. | 318 Royce Hall

Are you a non-traditional or adult learner student? Have you transferred in from another university and haven’t found a group to connect with yet? Maybe you took a break from college and are now coming back to earn a degree. If you feel you are not a traditional—straight from high school student—then this organization is for you. Come meet other older or transfer students—not a huge commitment, but people to talk with who may share some of your same coming back to college issues or concerns. It is a great way to network here on campus. We hope to see you there.

Student Veteran Orientation
Sept. 10 | 5–6:15 p.m. | 318 Royce Hall

Come out and meet the OEF/OIF/OND Program Manager, the Vet Center Readjustment Counselor from Madison, the Grant County Veteran Services Officer, and UW-Platteville’s Veteran Certifying Official.  Hear what they have to offer to assist you through your college career at UW-Platteville.

Welcome Back/Open House
Sept. 17 | All Day | 322 Royce Hall

Stop by the Wright Center so we can welcome you back, inform you of any changes from last year, and give you a welcome back gift.

Financial Literacy
Sept. 22 | Two sessions – 11 a.m. and  3 p.m. | Hempel Collaboratory, Markee Pioneer Student Center

Come learn more about managing your tuition, budget, and bills.

Paddle in the Park
Sept. 26 | 10 a.m.–3 p.m. | Governor Dodge State Park

Bring your family, a lunch/drinks, and your swimsuit for a fun day at the lake. We will provide the canoes, kayaks, and paddles.  Meet at Cox Hollow Lake boat landing.  RSVP and a $5 participation fee per person (12 and under free) to the Wright Center by Sept. 21.

Veterans Reception
Nov. 9 | 4–5:30 p.m. | Nohr Gallery, Ullsvik Hall

Join the chancellor and the Wright Center staff in Nohr Gallery to thank our veterans and current service members. Refreshments will be provided.

Veterans Luncheon
Nov. 12 | 11 a.m.–1 p.m. | 318 Royce Hall

Graduation Celebration
Dec. 11, 2015 | 11a.m. - 1p.m. | 318 Royce Hall

The Wright Center would like to celebrate its Non-Traditional and Veteran Student graduates by hosting a reception. Graduates are invited to come and recieve a gift and are welcome to invite a friend and enjoy refreshments as we help celebrate their success.

Finals Week Snacks and Study Tips
Dec. 14–18, 2015 | 8a.m. - 4:15p.m. | 322 Royce Hall

Come to the Wright Center to enjoy some free snacks, coffee and study tips during finals week.

CNTVS: Recent News

Recent News
  • UW-Platteville selected as a top military-friendly school | Feb. 1, 2015
    Military Advanced Education has awarded the University of Wisconsin-Platteville a Top School designation in its 2015 MAE Guide to  Colleges & Universities, measuring best practices in military and veteran education. Read more...
     
  • Ribbon cut on Wright Center | April 24, 2014
    A special grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville on April 23 for the Robert and James Wright Center for Non-Traditional and Veteran Students. Read more...

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