Summer Transition Program
All students entering the program must complete the six-week summer transition program during the summer before their first semester at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Dates for the summer 2014 program are Sunday, June 15 through Wednesday, July 23. An orientation meeting on the afternoon of Sunday, June 9 is required for all summer students.
Please Note: There are no additional charges for Project Success Services such as tutoring and placement testing before entering the program. However, students must pay tuition and books for the summer transition program courses. An estimated fee schedule, based on the summer 2013 fees, for summer 2014 is provided at the end of this page.
Summer Course Offerings
Special Education-100 Remediating Specific Language Handicaps in Reading and Spelling. (3 credits) Systematic drill and phonemes, affixes, and roots is used to develop the ability to read and therefore, comprehend college-level textbooks and materials. Similar drill is employed to teach spelling. In addition, syllabication for both reading and spelling purposes is also taught. This course also offers direct instruction to remediate the writing skills deficits by providing the participant with a variety of methods and applications aimed at increasing the participants' knowledge and skill with the intent that participants will apply these skills to passing English 101. Students also learn study skills such as notetaking and reading texts for comprehension through integration of activities in this course with the required 3 credit Understanding the Arts course. This course does not count toward the 120 credits necessary for graduation.
Understanding the Arts. (3 credits) Providing students with an educational opportunity that increases their understanding and appreciation of the visual arts. Counts towards graduation credits and meets a humanities general education requirement.
Special Topics Areas
Transition Issues. In addition to the courses listed above, students attend a"transition issues" course. The course content covers career development issues including helping students research careers and select a major; study skills including time management, notetaking and reading textbooks effectively and a variety of adjustment to college life topics, including living with a roommate and campus safety.
Typical Daily Class Schedule Monday-Thursday
- 8:00-10:00 Understanding the Arts (Review on Friday)
- 10:10-11:00 Reading Strategies
- 11:10- 12:00 Transition to college
- 1:30-2:30 English (M-Th)
- 2:45-3:45 Study Hall (M-Th)
Estimated Tuition and Fee Schedule for Summer 2014 Program
- Wisconsin Resident (6 credits) $1800
- Nonresident (6 credits) $3700
- Minnesota Reciprocity (6 credits) $1900
- Midwest Student Exchange (6 credits) $2600
- Return to Wisconsin (6 credits) $2900
Residence Hall Room and Meal Charges (Estimations)
- Housing (6 week rates)
- Double $ 750 Single $ 1100
- Summer 2014 Meal Plan Rates (estimates)
Plan Name Price # Meals
25 Meal Block $190 25
50 Meal Block $380 50
100 Meal Block $700 100
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Books approximately $160
For information on this program, please contact Project Success by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org