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 2023-24 application will be open beginning February 1, 2023. Priority deadline is May 1, 2023.
Attend semester meetings as prescribed by your CeO advisor
Seek academic support through services offered in CeO and across campus
Respond to CeO emails and communications in a timely manner
Represent oneself and CeO in a respectful manner and within the policies of CeO and UW-Madison
Enroll in Counseling Psychology 115 (1 credit)
Participate in a HIP (High Impact Practice) course during the first semester of attendance at UW-Madison (i.e. Learning Community seminar, Undergraduate Research Scholars, or First-Year Interest Groups)
Attend CeO First-Year Orientation "Strategies for Success" the last week in August
Complete and review semester progress report each semester during one's first year
- Is a First-Generation College Student
- Meets Federal Income Guidelines
- Is a Student with a Documented Disability
- 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
- A 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.