October 2020 Newsletter
Oct 1: Last day to submit graduation audit
Oct 1: 2021-2022 FAFSA Application is open for renewal
Oct 8: TRIO FESP Wellness Event
Oct. 19: Midterm grades due
Oct. 21: Spring 2021 course offerings open for viewing
Oct 26: Last day to receive 25% refund for complete withdrawal
Oct 27: Lunch and Converse w/ FESP Staff
Oct 29: TRIO FESP Priority Registration Deadline
Oct 30: TRIO FESP Movie Night
- 2020- 2021 MI CAPP Education Endowment and Study Abroad Award
These scholarships are for any TRIO FESP participant who has been enrolled in TRIO FESP for at least 1 calendar year as of the time of application submission.
How to Apply: Micapp
Application Due Date: December 4, 2020
Important Note: These scholarship applications require students to work closely with a TRIO FESP staff member to complete the application packet and provide nomination. You will need to schedule an appointment with Myia or Nateya at least two weeks prior to the due date. We want our students to have the best possible application packet and to ensure this, we need to work together!
- JLV College Counseling offers monthly scholarship opportunities as well as provides information related to college admission and financial aid information.
Website: JLV College
How to Apply for Monthly Scholarships: JLV College
2021-2020 FAFSA Application
The 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid will be available starting on October 1. Complete the FAFSA as soon as possible to increase your likelihood of earning aid and work study opportunities.
TRIO FESP October Virtual Events
Come join your peers and FESP staff and enjoy TRIO FESP's virtual events made just for you! There are many options to chose from. Please view the October events below. There will be separate emails with detailed information coming soon for each event!
October Virtual Events:
➤ Wellness Event
➤ Lunch and Converse w/ FESP Staff
➤ Movie Night ("In the Tall Grass")
Bronco Study Zone
The BSZ offers an array of resources through a one-stop model to support students and just the right amount of structure to help keep them on track. Services include:
- · Free drop-in assistance for highly challenging courses.
- · Group collaboration on course assignments.
- · Logging mandatory study hours for instructors and organizations.
- · Assistance with coping with test anxiety, effective note taking, time management and test taking strategies among others.
Bronco Study Zone Website: Bronco Study Zone
Link to the Fall 2020 List of Classes with Schedule: Fall 2020 List
TRIO FESP Fall 2020 Remote Tutoring Schedule
*Note: Please click on the Peer Tutor’s individual Webex link listed below to join during their specified drop-in hours. To have a one on one video appointment with a Peer Tutor, schedule the appointment through this link: Appointment Quest Select: “TRIO FESP Peer Tutoring”.
Monday - Friday
9am to 11am and 1pm to 4pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Chicago Style Format
Monday - Friday 1pm to 2pm
Tuesdays and Fridays 5pm to 9pm
Any Non-Teaching Math Related Courses
*Not Available for Appointments
Tuesdays and Thursdays 5pm to 7pm
- ENGL 3830
- HPHE 3520
- TEL 5200
- ED 4070
*If you need help with a subject not listed email firstname.lastname@example.org for further assistance.
Spring 2021 Priority Registration Reminder and Deadline Updates-For non FYE participants Only
Please note the deadline changes: This is a reminder that in order to receive priority registration for spring 2021, all requirements must be completed by Thursday October 29, 2020 by 5:00 p.m.
- FESP Assessments (VARK, Jump$tart, CSI)-If you completed and submitted these assessments in the past, you do not need to do them again!
- Complete a virtual academic advising appointment and an ISDP
- Attend a TRIO FESP event, or watch two online modules
*Please refer to the September 2020 newsletter or the email that was sent for specific information on the above requirements
Virtual Drop Ins & Academic Advising Appointments
Virtual Drop in advising will end on October 20, 2020. You can begin scheduling one on one appointments starting on October 21, 2020.
Virtual Drop In Link: Advising Drop In Link
Virtual Drop in Hours: M-R 9:00-11:00 a.m. & 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Advisors will NOT be available between 11:00-1:00 p.m.
No Drop In Advising Hours available on Fridays
To Schedule an Appointment with a FESP Advisor: Advising Appointment
WMU Virtual Study Abroad Fair
Join one of two 2020 WMU Study Abroad Virtual Fair sessions on Wednesday, Sept. 30 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. or Friday, Oct. 2 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. to discuss: "Study Abroad 101, Who? What? When? Why?," "Geographic Break-out, Where?" and "Making it Happen, How?"
The virtual fair will take place via Webex and will include breakout sessions. For more information about the WMU Study Abroad Fair. Click links below for additional information.
Study Abroad Fair Email