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WITC-Rice Lake Student Services Directory

Address: 1900 College Drive ~ Rice Lake WI 54868
Phone: 715.234.7082
800.243.9482  (24-hour voice mail)
715.234.1241  (fax)

 
Services and Hours
Advising Topic (Alphabetical)  WITC Rice Lake Contacts
Accommodations: Contact our Student Services Office by email, phone, or visit in-person. Accommodations must be requested 14 days in advance of need. Documentation required. Email Heidi Diesterhaft (x 5522)
Accommodations Specialists
ACCUPLACER®: WITC uses ACCUPLACER® as its admission/course placement assessment tool. It is a computerized test in reading, writing, and math. The entrance assessment requirement may be waived if you have a higher learning degree or have satisfactory scores on a recent college entrance tests such as the ACT, ACCUPLACER, ASSET, or COMPASS. For more information or to schedule your appointment, contact the Student Services Office at a campus near you. Call 800.243.9482 and dial the correct extension on the right:

ACCUPLACER® is an important assessment and we encourage all students to brush up their skills and review one or more of these valuable study materials before taking the test.

  • What is ACCUPLACER®?
  • FAQs
  • iTunes Study App
  • Web Based Study App (coming soon!)
  • Sample Tests (Includes information on the three tests administered by WITC - Sentence Skills, Reading Comprehension, Arithmetic)
  • Sample Tests (Includes the same three tests as above and others including Elementary Algebra, College-Level Mathematics, and English as a Second Language questions.)
  • Kahn Academy From this resource page, scroll down and click on “Arithmetic and pre-algebra” under the Math Library category.
  • Learning Express Library From this resource page, scroll down and click on the Learning Express Library link. To use the site, you must register for an account using your WITC Student ID or your local library number. After logging in, select College Admission Preparation, College Placement Preparation, ACCUPLACER® Preparation.

 

For an appointment, call the Student Services Office (x 5247 or x 5475)
Admission to WITC
  1. Apply (online application)
     
  2. Assess - WITC uses ACCUPLACER® as its admission/course placement assessment tool. It is a computerized test in reading, writing, and math. The entrance assessment requirement may be waived if you have a higher learning degree or have satisfactory scores on a recent college entrance tests such as the ACT, ACCUPLACER, ASSET, or COMPASS. For more information or to schedule your appointment, contact the Student Services Office at a campus near you. Call 800.243.9482 and dial the correct extension on the right:

    ACCUPLACER® is an important assessment and we encourage all students to brush up their skills and review one or more of these valuable study materials before taking the test.
  • What is ACCUPLACER®?
  • FAQs
  • iTunes Study App
  • Web Based Study App (coming soon!)
  • Sample Tests (Includes information on the three tests administered by WITC - Sentence Skills, Reading Comprehension, Arithmetic)
  • Sample Tests (Includes the same three tests as above and others including Elementary Algebra, College-Level Mathematics, and English as a Second Language questions.)
  • Kahn Academy From this resource page, scroll down and click on “Arithmetic and pre-algebra” under the Math Library category.
  • Learning Express Library From this resource page, scroll down and click on the Learning Express Library link. To use the site, you must register for an account using your WITC Student ID or your local library number. After logging in, select College Admission Preparation, College Placement Preparation, ACCUPLACER® Preparation.
  1. Interview: Students are required to meet with a counselor following the assessment for an admissions interview to review program choice and assessment score. If you are unable to meet in person, a phone interview may be scheduled.
Email Jennifer Ruid (x 5220)
Admissions Advisor
Adult Basic Education is offered through the Student Success Center. Success Center teachers match resources and materials to individual skill levels as students advance toward their goals. Both individualized and group instruction is available. Services include: study and test-taking strategies, GED/HSED preparation, and college preparation coursework for students not yet enrolled in college. The Student Success Center is part of WITC’s Learning Commons. Email Karen Lutz (x 5308)
Student Success Assistant
Advising: After a student is admitted to a program at WITC, they are assigned a faculty advisor. Rice Lake Campus Staff Directory
Application - Online  
Application Dates (How to Apply)
  • On or after October 1 for the following fall term
  • On or after February 1 for the following spring term
  • On or after July 1 for the following summer term
Email Jennifer Ruid (x 5220)
Admissions Advisor
Assessment: WITC uses ACCUPLACER® as its admission/course placement assessment tool. It is a computerized test in reading, writing, and math. The entrance assessment requirement may be waived if you have a higher learning degree or have satisfactory scores on a recent college entrance tests such as the ACT, ACCUPLACER, ASSET, or COMPASS. For more information or to schedule your appointment, contact the Student Services Office at a campus near you. Call 800.243.9482 and dial the correct extension on the right:

ACCUPLACER® is an important assessment and we encourage all students to brush up their skills and review one or more of these valuable study materials before taking the test.

  • What is ACCUPLACER®?
  • FAQs
  • iTunes Study App
  • Web Based Study App (coming soon!)
  • Sample Tests (Includes information on the three tests administered by WITC - Sentence Skills, Reading Comprehension, Arithmetic)
  • Sample Tests (Includes the same three tests as above and others including Elementary Algebra, College-Level Mathematics, and English as a Second Language questions.)
  • Kahn Academy From this resource page, scroll down and click on “Arithmetic and pre-algebra” under the Math Library category.
  • Learning Express Library From this resource page, scroll down and click on the Learning Express Library link. To use the site, you must register for an account using your WITC Student ID or your local library number. After logging in, select College Admission Preparation, College Placement Preparation, ACCUPLACER® Preparation.
Student Services Office (x 5045)
Bill Payment/Finances Email Sherri Hills (x 5291)
Business Office Technician
Books: Books are available for purchase online or by visiting any WITC bookstore. Before contacting them, students must have the catalog number and course number located on their class schedule ready to give to give to bookstore personnel. Email Norma Scheurer (x 5263)
Bookstore Assistant

Rice Lake Campus Bookstore
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AA/EEO Officer/Vice President, Human Resources & Employee Relations Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX, Section 504, and Title VII Coordinator
Calendar: When do semesters start and end? Do we get a spring break? Check out our on-line calendar. Student Services Office
(x 5045)
Career Planning & Assessment Services: In today’s world every person’s career journey follows a different path. This path is guided by an individual’s past experiences and also by decisions that were made throughout their life. The staff at WITC will work to guide you down the path that will lead to the program or career that is most appropriate for you.

WITC offers three options to begin the career exploration journey:

Email Karen Lutz (x 5308)
Student Services Technician
Complaints: E-mail or fax us about your concerns Email Comments
Course Information: Email Jennifer Ruid (x 5220)
Admissions Advisor
Counseling Services: Contact our counselors by e-mail, fax, phone, mail, or visit in person. Email Catrina Everitt (x 5248)
Email Susan Janetski (x 5258)
Email Aaron Staut (x 5200)
Counselors
Credit for Prior Learning: The college has developed policies and procedures governing the evaluation of credit for prior learning applications. You are responsible for requesting credit in a timely manner and for providing the required documentation prior to enrolling in the course. For more information, contact the Student Services office or the admissions advisor at your chosen campus or visit Credit for Prior Learning. Email Lisa Wenzel (x 5325)
Student Services Assistant
Disability Services: Contact our Student Services Office by email, phone, or an in-person visit. Accommodations must be requested 14 days in advance of need. Documentation required. Heidi Diesterhaft (x 5522)
Accommodations Specialists
Dropping\Withdrawing: : Email Catrina Everitt (x 5248)
Email Susan Janetski (x 5258)
Email Aaron Staut (x 5200)
Counselors
 
Or contact your Academic Advisor:
Rice Lake Staff Contacts
Educational Technology Center (ETC):): Students can access not only the hardware and software, but also the expertise, they need to succeed with the following: basic computer assistance, Blackboard, computers, email, My WITC, online learning, open computer lab. The Educational Technology Center is part of WITC’s Learning Commons. Email Cheryl Maki  (x 5423)
ETC Technician
Employment Services and Opportunities: Email Karen Lutz (x 5308)
Financial Aid at WITC: The WITC Financial Aid office assists students by awarding financial aid to help pay education-related expenses. Financial aid is available from federal, state, and private resources.
  • Entrance loan counseling is a federally- mandated requirement for all first-time student loan borrowers. If you have previously received a student loan, you do not need to complete this requirement again. The purpose is to help you understand your rights and responsibilities as a student-loan borrower. The entire process should take you about 20 minutes. Entrance counseling must be completed before WITC will disburse your loan money.
  • Exit loan counseling is a federally-mandated requirement for all student loan borrowers who will graduate or are no longer enrolled at WITC at least halftime. The purpose is to help you understand your rights and responsibilities as a student loan borrower. The entire process should take you about 20 minutes.
Email Cheryl Pich (x 5395)
Financial Aid Advisor

 

GED/HSED: WITC offers HSED and GED Testing on a regular basis. Please contact the campus of your choice to make an appointment for the required orientation. Email Karen Lutz (x 5308)
Student Success Assistant
Grade Appeal: Any grade can be appealed within six weeks of the end of the course. Contact by e-mail, fax, phone, or visit. Email Justin Johnson (x 5277)
Dean of Students
Grades/Transcripts: Upon completion of your coursework, you instructor will submit your grade(s) into our Student Information System. Your grades will be available on My WITC approximately one week after the end of the term.

OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS - FEE: There are three ways in which you can order an official transcript from WITC: over the Internet, mail/fax, or in-person. The quickest and most convenient way to request an official transcript is to order it over the Internet.

Click here to Request a WITC official transcript.

Click here to Check the status of your WITC official transcript order.

UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS – NO FEE: There are three ways in which you can order an unofficial transcript from WITC, your MyWITC, mail/fax, or in-person. The quickest and most convenient way to request an unofficial transcript is to order it through your MyWITC portal. Unofficial transcripts are available to currently-enrolled and former students with an active login and password. Click here for detailed instructions on how to request an Unofficial Transcript Through MyWITC. If you need to reset your MyWITC portal account or to request a login and password, click here to Reset/Create MyWITC Portal Access. Unofficial transcripts have the same information as an official transcript, but they are printed on plain paper and do not contain the electronic signature of the registrar.

If you have questions about placing an order or checking the status of a previously placed order, please contact Credentials, Inc. to speak with a customer service representative at (847) 716-3005 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday and between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. (CST) on Fridays.
Graduate Placement Summary: (for program detail, click Areas of Study) Email Jennifer Ruid (x 5220)
Admissions Advisor
Graduation Information: The graduation fee (non-refundable) is $35. For December graduation, the petition must be received by early November; for May graduation, the petition must be received by early March. Participation is not required to achieve graduate status. Petitions are available from Student Services approximately two months prior to graduation. Return petition to:
WITC Rice Lake
Attention: Email Jana Macone
Student Services Assistant
1900 College Drive
Rice Lake WI 54868
800.243.9482 (x 5221)
Health Services: Contact the College Health Nurse by e-mail, fax, phone, mail, or visit her in person or visit Health Services. Samantha Hopp (x 5242)
College Health Nurse
Help – Academic: The WITC Learning Commons combines the resources and services students need to interact with technology, collaborate with one another, and find support for their academic efforts.

Email Gladys Prytz (x 5629)
LRC Technician
Email Mary Alice Larson  (x 5630)
LRC Technician
Email Cheryl Maki (x 5423)
ETC Technician
Counselors:

Email Catrina Everitt (x 5248)
Email Susan Janetski (x 5258)
Email Aaron Staut (x 5200)
 

Help –Online Student Services Email the Student Services Online Support Desk (SOS)
Help - Technology: 24/7 Help Desk Support Includes: Off Campus
Dial Toll Free: 877-4MYWITC (877.469.9482)

On Campus: Dial extension 7300

Help Desk Online:
submit a ticket, live chat, downloads and more!

How to Apply to WITC Email Jennifer Ruid (x 5520)
Admissions Advisor
GED/HSED WITC offers HSED and GED Testing on a regular basis. Please contact the campus of your choice to make an appointment for the required orientation. Email Karen Lutz (x 5308)
Student Success Assistant
Internet Usage: Students are expected to use WITC's Web site in a responsible manner that is consistent with Federal, State, and local laws. For full details of WITC’s policy, refer to the “Student Rights and Responsibilities” in the WITC Student Handbook.  
Interview – Admissions: Students are required to meet with a counselor following the assessment to review program choice and assessment score. If you are unable to meet in person, a phone interview may be scheduled. Call Student Services (x 5045)
Learning Commons: Three centers combine the resources and services students need to interact with technology, collaborate with one another, and find support for their academic efforts. Email Gladys Prytz (x 5629)
LRC Technician
Email Mary Alice Larson  (x 5630)
LRC Technician
Email Cheryl Maki (x 5423)
ETC Technician
Library - Learning Resource Center (LRC): The Learning Resource Center contains the books, journals/magazines, audio visual materials, and technology equipment that students will need to accomplish their coursework. More importantly, LRC staff members are available to guide students’ discovery of these materials and assist them in navigating the rich collection of electronic resources provided by the LRC at www.witc.edu/library. The LRC is part of WITC’s Learning Commons. Email Gladys Prytz (x 5629)
LRC Technician
Email Mary Alice Larson  (x 5630)
LRC Technician

 
My WITC: Your electronic student portal account. Security access is assigned when you become admitted to a program at WITC.  
Online Learning at WITC: Online education offers flexibility for individuals who want to fit college into their busy lives, while offering great savings in time and travel. Email Jennifer Ruid (x 5220)
Admissions Advisor
Online Student Services Support Email the Student Services Online Support Desk (SOS)
Orientations - Online:  
Program Inquires and Information: online, e-mail, fax, phone, visit. WITC Program Email Jennifer Ruid (x 5220)
Admissions Advisor
Refunds: Please note—refunds are time sensitive! Contact by e-mail, fax, phone, or in-person visit. Email Sherri Hills (x 5291)
Business Office Technician
Registration Information & Instructions Call Student Services (x5045)
Scholarships: WITC offers scholarships to new and continuing students. Apply for a WITC Scholarship Email Lori Bowman (x 5335)
College Advancement Associate
Apply for a WITC Rice Lake Scholarship
Self-Assessments:
  1. Online Learning: Take one or both of our free assessments and find out if online learning is right for you.
    1. Orientation to Online Learning
    2. SmarterMeasure
  2. Career Exploration: Take this fast, easy 10-minute survey to find the career clusters that may be a good match for your personality and interests. Based on activities you enjoy, your personal qualities, and school subjects you like, the quiz ranks which career clusters you might find most fulfilling.
 
Student Activities and Campus Life Email Aleesha Drost (x 5333)
Student Life Coordinator
Rice Lake Student Life
Student Services
At WITC, we want to make it easier for you to reach your goals. Student Services provides all the services you need to be a successful college student in one location.
Student Services Desk
(x 5045)

Email the Student Services Online Support Desk (SOS)
Student Success Center: Success Center teachers match resources and materials to individual skill levels as students advance toward their goals. Both individualized and group instruction is available. Services include: academic support and peer tutoring of students enrolled in credit courses, study and test-taking strategies, GED/HSED preparation, and college preparation coursework for students not yet enrolled in college. The Student Success Center is part of WITC’s Learning Commons. Email Karen Lutz (x 5308)
Student Success Assistant
Technical Difficulties/Problems Not Under WITC’s Control, i.e.,student’s computer, modem, Internet Provider Service Contact your local Internet Service Provider
Grades/Transcripts: Upon completion of your coursework, you instructor will submit your grade(s) into our Student Information System. Your grades will be available on My WITC approximately one week after the end of the term.

OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS - FEE: There are three ways in which you can order an official transcript from WITC: over the Internet, mail/fax, or in-person. The quickest and most convenient way to request an official transcript is to order it over the Internet.

Click here to Request a WITC official transcript.

Click here to Check the status of your WITC official transcript order.

UNOFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS – NO FEE: There are three ways in which you can order an unofficial transcript from WITC, your MyWITC, mail/fax, or in-person. The quickest and most convenient way to request an unofficial transcript is to order it through your MyWITC portal. Unofficial transcripts are available to currently-enrolled and former students with an active login and password. Click here for detailed instructions on how to request an Unofficial Transcript Through MyWITC. If you need to reset your MyWITC portal account or to request a login and password, click here to Reset/Create MyWITC Portal Access. Unofficial transcripts have the same information as an official transcript, but they are printed on plain paper and do not contain the electronic signature of the registrar.  

If you have questions about placing an order or checking the status of a previously placed order, please contact Credentials, Inc. to speak with a customer service representative at (847) 716-3005 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday and between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. (CST) on Fridays.
Transfer Students: The college has developed policies and procedures governing the evaluation of credit for prior learning applications. You are responsible for requesting credit in a timely manner and for providing the required documentation prior to enrolling in the course. For more information, contact the Student Services office or the admissions advisor at your chosen campus or visit Credit for Prior Learning. Email Lisa Wenzel (x 5325)
Student Services Assistant

Send official transcripts to:
WITC Rice Lake
Attention: Lisa Wenzel
1900 College Drive
Rice Lake WI 54868
Tutoring: Services are available for WITC credit students. Please request assistance as soon as possible Email Anne Hanson (x 5439)
Email Donna Stelter (x 5439)
Study Skills
Withdrawing/Dropping: Contact by e-mail, fax, phone, phone, mail, or visit in person. Email Catrina Everitt (x 5248)
Email Susan Janetski (x 5258)
Email Aaron Staut (x 5200)
Counselors

Or contact your Academic Advisor:
Rice Lake Staff Contacts
Youth Options for High School Students: The Youth Options program allows high school students to attend a Wisconsin technical college — either full- or part-time — and earn both high school and technical college credit. Email Kristi Rohde (x 5346)
Student Services Assistant

~ Apply to your High School
~ Complete the DPI-WITC YO Form
~ For spring, by October 1
~ For fall, by March 1