Starting Fall 2019, UW Colleges Online will become UW College Courses Online.
June 19, 2019

Summer Goals For College Success

After a long school year, summer is finally here. Fun, adventure and relaxation are on the minds of students everywhere, and chances are you've earned it. Summer is also the perfect time to set yourself up for success for the fall semester. 

Maybe you want to take advantage of guaranteed transfer next semester. Or you'd like to earn a business certificate. Whatever your goals, here are a few ways you can use summer to get ahead for the fall semester. 

1. Take a summer class

1. Take a summer class

What better way to get a jump on the school year than by taking a summer class? Get a taste of college or get one step closer to your degree. You can make the most of your summer and get set for fall with one of the hundreds of classes offered online.

2. Get acclimated to online learning

2. Get acclimated to online learning

Online learning can be an adjustment for students who are used to learning in a classroom. Do some research about how online learning works, and look up strategies for success. Planning ahead will give you a head start on a successful semester.

3. Talk to advisors and faculty

3. Talk to advisors and faculty

Have you enrolled for classes? Are you still thinking about applying? Advisors can be a great resource. Get in touch with advisors if you'd like to enroll or talk to professors about their classes to find out which ones would be best for you.

4. Set your fall semester goals

4. Set your fall semester goals

Get ready for fall by deciding what you'd like to accomplish during the semester. Whether you want to earn a specific GPA, decide on a major or finish up your degree, it all starts with setting your goals. A break before the semester begins is the perfect time to start.

5. Think about your next step

5. Think about your next step

It's never too early to think about what comes next. Will you take advantage of our Guaranteed Transfer program? Do you want to pursue a BAAS  or collaborative Bachelor's degree? Are you planning on working after earning an associate degree? Get ready for fall by thinking about where you're going and how we can help you get there.