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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,

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

Guest Speaker, Caroline Spencer
October 25 | 7 p.m. | Velzy Commons, Ullsvik Hall

This 50+ mom has completed 125 Marathons, six 100 mile endurance races, 11 Iron Mans, 11 Boston Marathons and is a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing. Caroline talks about perseverance and pushing farther than you ever thought you could.

This event is co-sponsored by the Doyle Center, Wright Center and Residence Life

Veteran Safe Zone Training
Oct. 27 | 3–4 p.m. | University South, Markee Pioneer Student Center

Veteran Safe Zone Training is designed to raise awareness about the unique diversity student veterans bring to college campuses. Faculty, staff, and students who attend the seminar will receive a Veteran Safe Zone Placard to display in their office, classroom, or working area to let student veterans know that they are sensitive to their needs and prepared to act as an “ally” to help them succeed.

Space is limited. R.S.V.P. to Sandie Brick-Margelofsky, 320 Royce Hall, at or call 608.342.7351

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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