COVID-19 Update
01/13/2021

Our operational status

Classes for Spring 2021 are a mix of online and hybrid modalities. We recommend email and/or Canvas as the best way to reach faculty and instructors. The Department of Student Affairs Administration (SAA) in Higher Education is following the UW System Collaborative Calendar; Spring 2021 courses begin on January 26 and conclude by May 7. Academic departments continue to be minimally staffed, but we reply to messages sent to saa@uwlax.edu within two business days.

For more information: UWL's COVID-19 info hub

Masters (MSEd) at a Glance

Options: On-Campus, Online or Blended cohorts
Credits: 36
Tuition per credit hour: Financial Info
Admission priority deadline: Feb. 1st
GRE required?: No
Years to complete program: 2
Professional Experience: Graduate Assistantship or Internship & Practicum

View the M.S.Ed. program

Doctorate (EdD) at a Glance

Format: Online cohort (no residency requirement)
Credits: 54
Tuition per credit hour: $700 
Admission priority deadline: December 15
GRE required?: No
Years to complete program: 3
(includes dissertation completion)
Dissertation Process Starts: 2nd year

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General updates

Latest updates from SAA

Student Affairs Administration kudos

Mai Chao Duddeck

Mai Chao Duddeck, Student Affairs Administration, presented "Redefining Hmong American Woman Identity" at her dissertation defense on March 25 online. The presentation was a successful defense of her dissertation research. Congratulations to soon-to-be Dr. Duddeck.

Submitted on: Mar. 31

Becki Elkins

Becki Elkins, Student Affairs Administration, was named a Presidential Spotlight Series scholar of ACPA-College Educators International on March 1. The ACPA Presidential Spotlight Series highlighted the work of 10 scholars and scholar-practitioners seeking to address complex social issues and racial inequities in higher education via the Strategic Imperative for Racial Justice and Decolonization.

Submitted on: Mar. 16

Eran Hanke and Becki Elkins

Eran Hanke, University of Northern Iowa and Becki Elkins, Student Affairs Administration, presented "The Power of Connection and Community: Supporting College Student Recovery in the Time of COVID-19 " at the American College Counseling Association conference on Feb. 18 online. The presentation highlighted results from a phenomenological study of being in recovery from substance use disorder and in college. The presenters shared implications of the research for college counselors, particularly in the context of the pandemic.

Submitted on: Feb. 22