1. UW System forms Plan Ahead Team to prepare for fall 2020

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross announced today that the UW System’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has formed a Plan Ahead Team to review best practices and identify […]

  2. Apply to UW two-year campuses for free June 5–15, 2020

    This is the first time a free application period has been offered systemwide

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System is offering an 11-day free application period for anyone applying to one of its two-year campuses for fall 2020 or spring 2021 semesters. The […]

  3. UW Extended Campus accepting applications for new online degrees

    Associate of Arts & Sciences, Master of Science in Cybersecurity accepting applications for September 2020

    MADISON, Wis.—UW Extended Campus, in partnership with several University of Wisconsin System campuses, will offer two new online degrees starting in September 2020—the Associate of Arts and Sciences and the […]

  4. UW System’s change to new digital platform leads to rapid online transition

    MADISON, Wis.—In the summer of 2017, the University of Wisconsin System began implementing its new online learning platform. As a result, the new platform has facilitated the transition of thousands […]

  5. UW System to make applying to UW universities easier this fall

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System announced today a series of changes to admissions policies that will make it easier for students to enroll this fall. The changes include reducing […]

  6. UW System institutions continue to serve students, Board meets virtually (news summary)

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross told the Board of Regents today in a virtual meeting that the University’s commitment to the Wisconsin Idea of serving every corner […]

  7. Michael Alexander named new chancellor of UW-Green Bay

    Appointment takes effect May 1

    MADISON, Wis.—Dr. Michael Alexander, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, has been named the seventh Chancellor of the university, which has campus locations in […]

  8. UW System to launch new EApp electronic application

    New EApp will reduce fees, offer easier navigation, and allow first-time applicants to apply to any UW System university

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross announced today the creation of a new electronic application system, EApp, to be launched this fall for prospective students applying to attend […]