Learning Opportunities for Counselors

waicu counselor workshops

Each fall and spring, WAICU sponsors an in-person workshop and learning opportunity for school counselors. Professionals including high school and middle school counselors, pre-college mentors, and more join our workshops to connect with and hear more about Wisconsin’s private, nonprofit colleges and universities.

View a Sample Agenda

Every workshop includes short presentations from each of our institutions and breakout sessions to connect with admissions representatives. There is no cost for counselors to attend, and light meals are provided.


Tuesday April 4th, 2023
9:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

via MS Teams



Wednesday, March 8th, 2023
9:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Meridian Conference Center

Meridian Banquet and Conference Center
Rolling Meadows, IL

POSTPONED to Fall 2023


PRESENTATIONS and resources

Need a resource for use in your school, to email students, or to use for virtual college events? These videos, presentations, and slides can be shared with prospective students and families to help them learn more about Wisconsin's private colleges.

This video highlights the academic and experiential benefits of attending a Wisconsin private nonprofit college:

This is the 2022-23 recording of WAICU's presentation to secondary schools:

You can also browse the 2022-23 WAICU High School Presentation slides and College Update slides for each individual college.

Additional shareable information is available on the College Snapshots and Graduate Program Snapshots pages.

Invite a speaker to your school

Please contact our Director of Outreach if you are planning an in-person or virtual event, and would like to include a speaker from WAICU to introduce Wisconsin's private nonprofit colleges.

College seminar tour

Each summer, counselors are invited to register for a weeklong College Seminar tour that includes visits to colleges and universities in Wisconsin and neighboring states.  Participants can earn 3 DPI-approved credits through Marian University.  For more information, check out the website, call 920-923-7650 or email cst@marianuniversity.edu


Sample Agenda for WAICU Counselor Workshop

Here's what a typical WAICU School Counselor Workshop looks like.