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Garfield Avenue project affects travel on lower campus.

The project is expected to be completed in fall 2018, and the footbridge will be closed from late May to late August in both 2017 and 2018.

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What is the Midwest Student Exchange Program?

The Midwest Student Exchange Program is a multi-state tuition discount that offers students in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, or Ohio (effective Fall 2018) reduced tuition rates. That means you qualify to pay lower tuition at UW-Eau Claire, just because of the state you live in! How cool is that?

Graphic of states eligible for Midwest Student Exchange Program

UW-Eau Claire doesn't limit the number of students from MSEP states who get reduced tuition. *All undergraduate majors except Nursing are eligible for the MSEP tuition.

Here are the qualifications to take advantage of the MSEP program:

  • Must be accepted to UW-Eau Claire as a degree-seeking student.
  • Be a legal resident of Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, or Ohio (effective Fall 2018). Minnesota students are covered under the Minnesota/Wisconsin tuition reciprocity agreement.
  • Most degree programs and majors are approved for the lower tuition rate. Exceptions include nursing (undergraduate and Doctor of Nursing Practice) and most of the online graduate programs with unique tuition rates.
  • If a student exceeds 165 credits, MSEP students will be charged at regular non-resident rates.

Note that the admissions application will be used to verify eligibility; no separate application process is needed.

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Hear from MSEP students

Don't take our word for it—watch the video to hear current out-of-state students talk about their experiences at UW-Eau Claire and how they used the Midwest Student Exchange Program to reduce their tuition.

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