Prospective Students

The Center for Educational Opportunity (CeO) goal is to support students’ engagement, achievement, and graduation. Our services, programs, and opportunities range from holistic and proactive advising, CeO Math and Study Skills/Writing Specialists, to priority FIG and course registration to many more! To learn more about our services, programs, and opportunities you can refer to our Student Services webpage.

The 2022-2023 application is OPEN. Priority deadline is June 1, 2022. Please fill out the application form. Applications will be considered as space is available after that.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Neither parent received a baccalaureate degree
  • A student who regularly resided with and received support from one parent and that supporting parent did not receive a baccalaureate degree
  • baccalaureate degree is commonly referred to as a “four-year degree” or “bachelor’s degree”
  • Taxable income did not exceed 150 percent of poverty level for the previous year
  • Review Federal TRIO Program income guidelines
  • Additional documentation of a disability is required

*For applicants who do not meet the requirements listed above, consideration is given to students that would benefit from services provided by CeO to support academic success.

If you have any questions, please email CeOadmissions@cdo.wisc.edu or call 608-265-5106.