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Summer Transition Program

All Project Success students who are not regular admits to the university must complete the six-week summer transition program during the summer before their first semester at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Students who are regular admits to the university and members of the Project Success program are welcome to attend as well.   Dates for the summer 2015 program are Monday, June 15 through Wednesday, July 22. Move in day for those staying the the residence hall for summer is Sunday, June 14, 2015.

Please Note: There are no additional charges for Project Success Services during  the school year.  However, students must pay tuition and books for the summer transition program courses. An estimated fee schedule, based on the summer 2014 fees, for summer 2015 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 2015 Program


    • Wisconsin Resident (6 credits) $1850
    • 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 ‚Ä®Single $ 1100
    • Summer 2015 Meal Plan Rates (estimates)

    Plan Name                 Price                # Meals                                   

    25 Meal Block             $211                   25                                        

    50 Meal Block              $380                  50                                         

    100 Meal Block           $700                 100                                                             

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    Books  approximately $200

    For information on this program, please contact Project Success by e-mail at

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