Application/Enrollment Timeline

College Admission Requirements Earliest Application Date Latest Application Date Expected Turnaround Time Next Step
Blackhawk
  • Application
  • Transcript
  • ACT or Compass
  • See program requirements

September 1 of senior year

Open until filled

2 weeks

Students receive acknowledgement letter and checklist

Chippewa Valley
  • Application
  • Transcript
  • ACT or Compass
  • See program requirements

1st Monday in October of senior year

No closing date, based on availability

2-3 weeks

Students receive checklist

Fox Valley
  • Application
  • Transcript
  • ACT or Accuplacer
  • See program requirements

12 months prior to anticipated enrollment

8 days prior to start of term, based on availability

2-3 weeks

Students receive checklist

Gateway
  • Application
  • Transcript
  • ACT, Compass, ASSET or Accuplacer
  • See program requirements

October 1 of senior year

No closing date

2-4 weeks

Students receive acknowledgement letter with program admission requirements

Lakeshore
  • Application
  • Transcript
  • ACT or Compass
  • See program requirements

Second semester of junior year

No closing date, based on availability

1-2 weeks

Students receive acknowledgement letter and checklist

Madison Area
  • Application
  • Transcript
  • ACT or Compass
  • See program requirements

September 1 of senior year

Deadlines vary by program   

2-4 weeks

Students receive acknowledgement letter and checklist

Mid-State
  • Application
  • Transcript
  • ACT or Accuplacer
  • See program requirements

Second semester of junior year

Up to the start date of term

2-3 weeks

Students receive checklist

Milwaukee Area
  • Application
  • Transcript
  • ACT or Accuplacer
  • See program requirements

October 1 of senior year

Summer, May 15; Fall, August 15; Spring, December 15 

2-3 weeks

Students are informed of next steps

Moraine Park
  • Application
  • Transcript
  • ACT or Compass
  • See program requirements

July 1 after junior year

No closing date

2 weeks

Students receive checklist

Nicolet Area
  • Application
  • Transcript
  • ACT or Accuplacer
  • College Readiness Survey
  • See program requirements

September 1 of senior year

No closing date

1-2 weeks

Students are informed of next steps

Northcentral
  • Application
  • Transcript
  • Accuplacer
  • See program requirements

End of junior year

Open until filled. Contact Admissions for program availability

2-4 weeks

Students are informed of next steps

Northeast Wisconsin
  • Application
  • Transcript
  • ACT or Accuplacer
  • See program requirements

Monday after Labor Day of senior year

Varies, up to 2 weeks into term

2-4 weeks

New student orientation

Southwest Wisconsin
  • Application
  • Transcript
  • ACT, Compass, TABE or Accuplacer
  • See program requirements

After junior year

No closing date

1-2 weeks

Students are informed of next steps

Waukesha County
  • Application
  • Transcript
  • ACT, Compass, ASSET or Accuplacer
  • See program requirements

October 1 of senior year

Deadlines vary, based on availability

2 weeks

Students receive checklist

Western
  • Application
  • Transcript
  • ACT or Compass
  • See program requirements

After junior year

Deadlines vary, based on availability

2-3 weeks

Students receive checklist

Wisconsin Indianhead
  • Application
  • Transcript
  • ACT, Compass, ASSET or Accuplacer
  • See program requirements

October 1 of senior year

No closing date, based on availability

1-2 weeks

Students receive checklist