How to Apply

We are excited you have decided Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College is the best choice for your education. With four start dates every semester and a summer term, WITC is always accepting applications so start the admissions process today!

Get Admitted to WITC!

 

Get Admitted to WITC!

 

WITC Admissions Process
WITC Admissions Process

Get Admitted to WITC!

 


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Before You Apply
Before You Apply

Before You Apply

There's a few things you'll need to have prepared when you begin the application. 

  • Have a program and campus in mind that you want to apply to. 
  • Research costs, financial aid and scholarships
  • Find out if you can earn credit for what you already know with WITC's Credit for Prior Learning opportunities

 

Know which semester you want to start your education. You can apply: 

  • On or after October 1 for the following fall semester
  • On or after February 1 for the following spring semester
  • On or after July 1 for the following summer term

 

Gather your paperwork. You'll need the following:

  • Your social security number
  • Official high school and college transcripts
  • $30 application fee that is required for some programs

 

Apply online

WITC’s quick and simple online application is your place to start to become a WITC student.

Apply Online Now

Apply for Financial Aid

Seventy-five percent of WITC students use some type of financial aid including grants, loans and work study. 

Apply for Financial Aid

Contact An Advisor

Admissions advisors will guide you through the admissions process, answer your questions and set you up with a campus visit.

Ashland Advisor

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 3195

Contact

New Richmond Advisor

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 4339

Contact

Rice Lake Campus Advisor

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 5220

Contact

Superior Advisor

Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 6243

Contact


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1: Apply Online
1: Apply Online

Step 1: Apply Online

WITC’s quick and simple online application is your place to start to become a WITC student.

The application should take you approximately 15 minutes or less to complete.

Some programs require a $30 non-refundable application fee. The online application will let you know if the fee is required.

When you can apply depends on when you want to start: 

  • On or after October 1 for the following fall semester
  • On or after February 1 for the following spring semester
  • On or after July 1 for the following summer term

Note: Out-of-district applicants will be admitted in priority order for fall term after January 1 and for spring term after May 1  

 

Resources for completing the application

Find Your Program:

Determine what WITC program is best for you.

Preparing for College:

Determine if you are ready for college and get credit for prior learning.

Tuition Calculator:

Find out how much your education will cost and apply for aid if needed.

Apply online

WITC’s quick and simple online application is your place to start to become a WITC student.

Apply Online Now

Apply for Financial Aid

Seventy-five percent of WITC students use some type of financial aid including grants, loans and work study.

Apply for Financial Aid

Contact An Advisor

Admissions advisors will guide you through the admissions process, answer your questions and set you up with a campus visit.

Ashland Advisor

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 3195

Contact

New Richmond Advisor

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 4339

Contact

Rice Lake Campus Advisor

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 5220

Contact

Superior Advisor

Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 6243

Contact


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2: Assess for Placement
2: Assess for Placement

Step 2: Assess for Placement

The assessment will help place students in the proper college-level class.

Most of the programs at WITC require Accuplacer or ACT scores for course placement or admissions. 

The assessment may be waived if you have an associate degree or higher or have satisfactory scores that are less than five years old on a recent college entrance test such as ACCUPLACER or ACT. Official transcripts or test results required.

Study first!

The Accuplacer assessment will cover: 

  • Sentence skills
  • Reading comprehension
  • Arithmetic
  • Elementary algebra 

The test is untimed, taken on a computer, and takes approximately two hours to complete.

Use the online resources below or head to the Academic Support Center, where instructors can help you prep for your assessment. 

Need accommodations?

Contact a WITC accommodations specialist

 

Liberal Arts Degree Applicants:

Meet with a WITC counselor and then take the Tailwind Placement Assessment in math and English. The tests are web-based and timed at 90 minutes each. The use of a non-graphing calculator will be provided. 

(Optional) 60 minute Foreign Language Assessment - If you have one or more foreign language classes, take this for correct placement in your foreign language coursework.

Tailwind Placement testing accommodations are coordinated through WITC. Please contact WITC’s accommodations specialist if you have questions.

Day of the Assessment

Go to the Student Services 15 minutes prior to your start time.  

You can schedule your meeting with a counselor for right after your assessment.

Feeling stressed? 

Contact An Advisor

Admissions advisors will guide you through the admissions process, answer your questions and set you up with a campus visit.

Ashland Advisor

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 3195

Contact

New Richmond Advisor

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 4339

Contact

Rice Lake Campus Advisor

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 5220

Contact

Superior Advisor

Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 6243

Contact


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3: Admissions Meeting
3: Admissions Meeting

Step 3: Admissions Meeting

Meet with a WITC counselor to review your assessment scores, program choice and discuss any additional entrance requirements or forms. 

The admissions meeting takes about a half-hour and typically occurs right after your scheduled assessment.

In certain cases, the meeting can take place over Skype or by phone. 

In your meeting, you'll review your assessment scores, course placement, program choice and discuss any additional entrance requirements with a WITC counselor. It's a perfect opportunity to ask questions about your program or about attending WITC. 

What to bring to your admissions meeting:

  • Your photo ID
  • Your ACT score report if you tested within the last five years (WITC can assist you in obtaining your scores if you do not have them)
  • Current and recent high school or GED/HSED graduates are encouraged to bring your high school transcript 
  • If you have a college or military transcript, you are encouraged to have this sent directly to WITC prior to your admissions meeting

Ready to get started? 

WITC’s quick and simple online application is your place to start to become a WITC student.

Apply Online Now

Apply for Financial Aid

Seventy-five percent of WITC students use some type of financial aid including grants, loans and work study.

Apply for Financial Aid

Contact An Advisor

Admissions advisors will guide you through the admissions process, answer your questions and set you up with a campus visit.

Ashland Advisor

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 3195

Contact

New Richmond Advisor

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 4339

Contact

Rice Lake Campus Advisor

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 5220

Contact

Superior Advisor

Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 6243

Contact


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  • Have a program and campus in mind that you want to apply to. 
  • Research costs, financial aid and scholarships
  • Find out if you can earn credit for what you already know with WITC's Credit for Prior Learning opportunities

 

Know which semester you want to start your education. You can apply: 

  • On or after October 1 for the following fall semester
  • On or after February 1 for the following spring semester
  • On or after July 1 for the following summer term

 

Gather your paperwork. You'll need the following:

  • Your social security number
  • Official high school and college transcripts
  • $30 application fee that is required for some programs

 

Apply online

WITC’s quick and simple online application is your place to start to become a WITC student.

Apply Online Now

Apply for Financial Aid

Seventy-five percent of WITC students use some type of financial aid including grants, loans and work study. 

Apply for Financial Aid

Contact An Advisor

Admissions advisors will guide you through the admissions process, answer your questions and set you up with a campus visit.

Ashland Advisor

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 3195

Contact

New Richmond Advisor

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 4339

Contact

Rice Lake Campus Advisor

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 5220

Contact

Superior Advisor

Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 6243

Contact


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The application should take you approximately 15 minutes or less to complete.

Some programs require a $30 non-refundable application fee. The online application will let you know if the fee is required.

When you can apply depends on when you want to start: 

  • On or after October 1 for the following fall semester
  • On or after February 1 for the following spring semester
  • On or after July 1 for the following summer term

Note: Out-of-district applicants will be admitted in priority order for fall term after January 1 and for spring term after May 1  

 

Resources for completing the application

Find Your Program:

Determine what WITC program is best for you.

Preparing for College:

Determine if you are ready for college and get credit for prior learning.

Tuition Calculator:

Find out how much your education will cost and apply for aid if needed.

Apply online

WITC’s quick and simple online application is your place to start to become a WITC student.

Apply Online Now

Apply for Financial Aid

Seventy-five percent of WITC students use some type of financial aid including grants, loans and work study.

Apply for Financial Aid

Contact An Advisor

Admissions advisors will guide you through the admissions process, answer your questions and set you up with a campus visit.

Ashland Advisor

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 3195

Contact

New Richmond Advisor

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 4339

Contact

Rice Lake Campus Advisor

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 5220

Contact

Superior Advisor

Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 6243

Contact


Close

Most of the programs at WITC require Accuplacer or ACT scores for course placement or admissions. 

The assessment may be waived if you have an associate degree or higher or have satisfactory scores that are less than five years old on a recent college entrance test such as ACCUPLACER or ACT. Official transcripts or test results required.

Study first!

The Accuplacer assessment will cover: 

  • Sentence skills
  • Reading comprehension
  • Arithmetic
  • Elementary algebra 

The test is untimed, taken on a computer, and takes approximately two hours to complete.

Use the online resources below or head to the Academic Support Center, where instructors can help you prep for your assessment. 

Need accommodations?

Contact a WITC accommodations specialist

 

Liberal Arts Degree Applicants:

Meet with a WITC counselor and then take the Tailwind Placement Assessment in math and English. The tests are web-based and timed at 90 minutes each. The use of a non-graphing calculator will be provided. 

(Optional) 60 minute Foreign Language Assessment - If you have one or more foreign language classes, take this for correct placement in your foreign language coursework.

Tailwind Placement testing accommodations are coordinated through WITC. Please contact WITC’s accommodations specialist if you have questions.

Day of the Assessment

Go to the Student Services 15 minutes prior to your start time.  

You can schedule your meeting with a counselor for right after your assessment.

Feeling stressed? 

Contact An Advisor

Admissions advisors will guide you through the admissions process, answer your questions and set you up with a campus visit.

Ashland Advisor

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 3195

Contact

New Richmond Advisor

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 4339

Contact

Rice Lake Campus Advisor

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 5220

Contact

Superior Advisor

Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 6243

Contact


Close

The admissions meeting takes about a half-hour and typically occurs right after your scheduled assessment.

In certain cases, the meeting can take place over Skype or by phone. 

In your meeting, you'll review your assessment scores, course placement, program choice and discuss any additional entrance requirements with a WITC counselor. It's a perfect opportunity to ask questions about your program or about attending WITC. 

What to bring to your admissions meeting:

  • Your photo ID
  • Your ACT score report if you tested within the last five years (WITC can assist you in obtaining your scores if you do not have them)
  • Current and recent high school or GED/HSED graduates are encouraged to bring your high school transcript 
  • If you have a college or military transcript, you are encouraged to have this sent directly to WITC prior to your admissions meeting

Ready to get started? 

WITC’s quick and simple online application is your place to start to become a WITC student.

Apply Online Now

Apply for Financial Aid

Seventy-five percent of WITC students use some type of financial aid including grants, loans and work study.

Apply for Financial Aid

Contact An Advisor

Admissions advisors will guide you through the admissions process, answer your questions and set you up with a campus visit.

Ashland Advisor

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 3195

Contact

New Richmond Advisor

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 4339

Contact

Rice Lake Campus Advisor

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 5220

Contact

Superior Advisor

Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 Ext. 6243

Contact


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What to Expect After You're Admitted

Finish any additional requirements.

Some programs have additional requirements after you're admitted. See additional requirements on your program's web page. 

Log into MyCampus (student portal) and find details on the following:

  • Explore your student email and Blackboard, MyWITC and more.

  • Register for your classes.

  • Pay or make sure you've completed your financial aid or tuition deferment. 

  • Buy your books.

Log into MyCampus

New Student Orientation

Complete orientation online or in person. 

Find Details

 

Contact

Choose a campus to view contact information, or for general assistance, please contact us.

Rice Lake Admissions Contact

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5220

Contact

Ashland Admissions Contact

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 3195

Contact

New Richmond Admissions Contact

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 4339

Contact

Superior Admissions Contact

Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 6243

Contact

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The next cycle for WITC scholarships will open September 24, 2018.

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