Virtual Choose WSU Day

Meet What’s Possible at Winona State University

Get to know Winona State better and see what it’s like to be a Warrior.

  • Chat with faculty, staff and current students
  • Sit back and soak it all in
  • Explore what interests you

It’s all here for you at Virtual Choose WSU Day!

Live Events

These live interactive sessions give you the opportunity to ask questions and get a sneak peek of what life is like at WSU.

Join a few Zoom sessions that work for your schedule or hang out with us all day.

All Day Events

These sessions will be open the during the whole the event from 9am – 5pm.

Feel free to pop-in and ask any questions you may have!

Admissions Ask-Me-Anything Session

Chat with WSU Admissions counselors about anything related to WSU.

Bring on your questions about applying, classes, things to do on campus, what to expect in your first year and whatever else is on your mind!

Housing Ask-Me-Anything Session

Connect with WSU Housing & Residence Life staff to ask questions about living on campus.

Wondering what the halls are like, how to apply for housing, whether to have a roommate or not? We’ve got all the answers.

Campus Tech Ask-Me-Anything Session

Connect with Technology staff to ask questions about laptops, software programs, tech support options and more.

Morning Events

9-10am
9-9:20am | Chemistry Department: A Walk Through the Halls

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Tour the facilities available for Chemistry & Biochemistry Majors including classrooms, research space, and instrumentation.

Dr. Sara Hein will be available to answer questions about research opportunities and other questions about the program.

9-9:30am | Intro to English and Film Studies at WSU

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Learn about the 7 majors and 6 minors in the English Department, meet faculty and ask questions about being in the English & Film Studies programs.

9-9:30am | Admissions Presentation

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Looking to make sure you’re on track with next steps with Winona State?

Join this Admissions session for an overview of important information and a close look at those next steps. There will be question and answer time at the end, too!

9-9:30am | Music Department Q&A

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Chat with a Music faculty member to get any questions about the program answered.

9 -10am | Social Work Department Q&A

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A social work faculty member is available to discuss the Bachelor of Social Work Program and answer any questions you have.

9-10am | Financial Aid Drop-in Q&A

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Have questions about financial aid and paying for college? You can chat with a financial aid counselor during this live Q&A session.

9:30-10am | College of Science & Engineering Session

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Meet Dean Charla Miertschin and Advising Specialist Laura McCauley. Gather with students and learn about their journey and experiences here at WSU.

9:30-10am | Study Abroad Fast Facts

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Get the quick version of how study abroad works at Winona State including where you can go, how long, cost of studying abroad, samples of fun programs we offer and more!

9:30-10am | Warrior Esports Lounge

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Learn about the brand new, high end gaming facility at Winona State. The Warrior Esports Lounge is a free, recreational Esports gaming lounge located in Kryzsko Commons Student Union.

Whether you are a new player or seasoned veteran, this lounge is a place to enjoy video games and be around others who enjoy them too.

This session will include a live tour/demo of the lounge and answer any questions about how this resource helps expand the student experience at WSU.

 

10-11am
10-10:30am | College of Business Session

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Get a full overview of the College of Business with welcome from the Dean and an introduction to all COB programs with who to contact for more information.

10 – 10:30am | Recreation, Tourism, Therapeutic Recreation Department Session

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Learn about Recreation/Therapeutic Recreation Degrees, including:

  • The differences between Therapeutic Recreation and Recreation Tourism
  • The types of jobs you can get and where you can get them
  • The curriculum and common core
  • The benefits of our experiential and community learning
10-10:30am | College of Education Q&A

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Staff from the College of Education are available to discuss the education programs and answer any questions you have.

10-10:30am | A Week in the Life of the Typical ROTC Freshman Cadet

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See what a week looks like for a freshman in ROTC including some of our physical training and class commitments.

You will also learn about opportunities available for ROTC cadets like Project GO, Airborne, Air Assault and CTLT.

10:30-10:45am | Dining on Campus 101

Join Zoom Meeting | Password: 944812

Join us to learn about meal plans and Kryzsko Kash so you can choose your meal plan with confidence!

You’ll get an overview of all campus dining options and Sarah, our dietitian, will be available to answer any food sensitivity questions.

10:30-10:45am | Still Deciding Your Major?

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The Warrior Success Center can help! Join us to learn more about the resources and services that can help you pick a major well suited to you.

10:30-10:50am | Geoscience Information Session

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Chat with a Geoscience faculty member to get any questions about the program answered.

10:30-11am | Art & Design Information Session

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Learn about the Art and Design Department’s vision for 21st century art and design programs as well as the faculty’s flexible, student-focused approach.

Whether you are a potential student or a parent, we’d love to answer any questions you have.

10:30-11am | Warrior Esports Lounge Session

Join Zoom Meeting | Password: 01760

Learn about the brand new, high-end gaming facility at Winona State. The Warrior Esports Lounge is a free, recreational Esports gaming lounge located in Kryzsko Commons Student Union.

Whether you are a new player or seasoned veteran, this lounge is a place to enjoy video games and be around others who enjoy them too.

This session will include a live tour/demo of the lounge and answer any questions about how this resource helps expand the student experience at WSU.

10:30-11:30am | Housing Student Panel

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Hear from current students about the on-campus living options and what it’s like to live in the residence halls.

10:30am – 1pm  | Biology Ask-Me-Anything

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Stop by and ask any questions you may have about the Biology program at WSU.

10:30am – 1pm  | College of Business Ask-Me-Anything

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Drop in and ask any questions you may have about the College of Business.

10:45-11am | How Can You Receive Accommodations for Classes

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Do you have a learning disability or physical/mental impairment?

Join us to learn more about how Access Services can help you with receiving accommodations to help you be successful in your academic courses.

 

 

 

11am-12pm
11-11:15am | Computer Science Programs Overview

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Learn about the program requirements for the Computer Science and Applied Computer Science majors as well as internship opportunities.

11-11:30am | Nursing Department Q&A

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Learn about preparing for the Nursing major and how to apply to the program, including direct and holistic admission.

11-11:30am | Students Experiences with Study Abroad

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Hear from two students who have “been there, done that” for studying abroad in Costa Rica.

These recent returnees are happy to answer any questions about their experience abroad, how they chose their program and why they encourage other students to go abroad.

11-11:30am | Bookstore Fashion Show

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See the newest WSU apparel!

Get a 20% discount when you use the coupon code ADMIT20 at the WSU Bookstore through Sunday, Dec 6.

11:30am-12pm | College of Liberal Arts Q&A Session

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Meet and greet with our college deans and some of our star faculty to answer your questions about our many programs!

11:30am-12pm | Office of Equity & Inclusive Excellence and KEAP Center Session

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The KEAP Center (Knowledge, Empowerment, Advocacy and Pluralism) partners with the Office of Equity & Inclusive Excellence to create an inclusive atmosphere for diverse persons, organizations, and groups.

It’s the campus place to learn more about yourself and others, get involved, and find your fam away from family.

Join staff from the Office of Equity & Inclusive Excellence to learn more about how we focus on student success and make our campus a more welcoming place for everyone

11:30am-12:30pm | Health, Exercise & Rehabilitative Sciences Session

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Learn more about career options within the HERS Department during this session. Information on all six academic majors and two minor programs will be discussed.

The HERS programs focus on hands on learning in our state of the art labs and the amazing opportunities to gain direct patient/client care in practicums and internships.

Afternoon Events

12-1pm
12-12:30pm | Admissions Presentation

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Looking to make sure you’re on track with next steps with Winona State?

Join this Admissions session for an overview of important information and a close look at those next steps. There will be question and answer time at the end, too!

12-1pm | Housing Student Panel

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Hear from current students about the on-campus living options and what it’s like to live in the residence halls.

12:30-1pm | Winona Welcomes You!

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The greater Winona community offers more than world-class art, incredible outdoor recreational opportunities and sweeping views of our natural bluffs.

Learn about the must-see attractions, activities, and new businesses that WSU students and their families can’t miss and ask questions about our city to a WSU alumna and Winonan.

12:30-1:15pm | Careers in Physics, Electronics & General Engineering

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Past WSU students in Physics and General Engineering have gone on to careers in Electronics, Engineering, Environmental Protection, Information Security, and the Space Program (and Physics too, of course).

Come to this session to hear more about what students do with a Physics or General Engineering degree, both before and after graduation.

 

 

1-2pm
1-1:15pm | Theatre & Dance Department Q&A

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Ask Theatre & Dance faculty questions and learn about classes, performance opportunities, scholarships and more.

1-1:30pm | Ambassador Student Panel

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Hear from current students about their experience at WSU!

1-1:30pm | Get Involved, Find Your People, Find Your Passion!

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Join Associate Director for Student activities Tracy Rahim and Assistant Director Lindsay Marosi-Kramer for a look at the ways to get involved at WSU.

From Greek Life and Student Senate to Warriors LEAD and Homecoming – we have you covered!

1-1:30pm | College of Business Session

Join Zoom Meeting | Password: Business

Get a full overview of the College of Business with welcome from the Dean and an introduction to all COB programs with who to contact for more information.

1 – 1:30pm | Recreation, Tourism, Therapeutic Recreation Department Session

Join Zoom Meeting

Learn about Recreation/Therapeutic Recreation Degrees, including:

  • The differences between Therapeutic Recreation and Recreation Tourism
  • The types of jobs you can get and where you can get them
  • The curriculum and common core
  • The benefits of our experiential and community learning
1-1:30pm | ROTC and Nursing at WSU & ROTC at a Satellite School

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Hear from current nursing students at WSU about what it’s like to be a Nursing Student and Nursing Cadet.

There will also be current WSU cadets to talk about what it’s like to attend WSU and be part of the ROTC program which is hosted at UW-La Crosse.

1:30-1:45pm | Theatre & Dance Department Q&A

Join Zoom Meeting | Password: Stage

Ask Theatre & Dance faculty questions and learn about classes, performance opportunities, scholarships and more.

1:30-2pm | Communication Studies Department Session

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General Communication Studies, Leadership & Advocacy, or Organizational and Corporate Communication: Which major option should I pick?

Hop into our zoom for an open-house style discussion and information sharing.

1:30-2pm | College of Science & Engineering Session

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Meet Dean Charla Miertschin and Advising Specialist Laura McCauley. Gather with students and learn about their journey and experiences here at WSU.

 

2-3pm
2-2:30pm | Ambassador Student Panel

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Hear from current students about their experience at WSU!

2-2:30pm | Communication Studies Department Session

Join Zoom Meeting | Password: 2020

General Communication Studies, Leadership & Advocacy, or Organizational and Corporate Communication: Which major option should I pick?

Hop into our zoom for an open-house style discussion and information sharing.

2-2:30pm | College of Education Q&A

Join Zoom Meeting | Password: education

Staff from the College of Education are available to discuss the education programs and answer any questions you have.

2-2:30pm | Computer Science Programs Overview

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Learn about the program requirements for the Computer Science and Applied Computer Science majors as well as internship opportunities.

2-2:30pm | Intro to English and Film Studies at WSU

Join Zoom Meeting | Password: 426409

Learn about the 7 majors and 6 minors in the English Department, meet faculty and ask questions about being in the English & Film Studies programs.

2-2:45pm | Music Department Q&A

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Chat with a Music faculty member to get any questions about the program answered.

2 -3pm | Social Work Department Q&A

Join Zoom Meeting | Password: 752719

A social work faculty member is available to discuss the Bachelor of Social Work Program and answer any questions you have.

2:30-2:45pm | TRIO

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Learn about TRIO at WSU and chat with a TRIO advisor.

2:30-3pm | Art & Design Information Session

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Learn about the Art and Design Department’s vision for 21st century art and design programs as well as the faculty’s flexible, student-focused approach.

Whether you are a potential student or a parent, we’d love to answer any questions you have.

2:30-3pm | Get Involved, Find Your People, Find Your Passion!

Join Zoom Meeting | Password: 498925

Join Associate Director for Student activities Tracy Rahim and Assistant Director Lindsay Marosi-Kramer for a look at the ways to get involved at WSU.

From Greek Life and Student Senate to Warriors LEAD and Homecoming – we have you covered!

2:30-3:15pm | Careers in Physics, Electronics & General Engineering

Join Zoom Meeting

Past WSU students in Physics and General Engineering have gone on to careers in Electronics, Engineering, Environmental Protection, Information Security, and the Space Program (and Physics too, of course).

Come to this session to hear more about what students do with a Physics or General Engineering degree, both before and after graduation.

2-4pm | Biology Ask-Me-Anything

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Stop by and ask any questions you may have about the Biology program at WSU.

3-4pm
3-3:30pm | Ambassador Student Panel

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Hear from current students about their experience at WSU!

3-3:30pm | Nursing Department Q&A

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Learn about preparing for the Nursing major and how to apply to the program, including direct and holistic admission.

3-3:30pm | Bookstore Fashion Show

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See the newest WSU apparel!

Get a 20% discount when you use the coupon code ADMIT20 at the WSU Bookstore through Sunday, Dec 6.

3-3:30pm | Study Abroad Fast Facts

Join Zoom Meeting

Get the quick version of how study abroad works at Winona State including where you can go, how long, cost of studying abroad, samples of fun programs we offer and more!

3:30-4pm | Chemistry Department: A Walk Through the Halls

Join Zoom Meeting | Password: WSUChem

Tour the facilities available for Chemistry & Biochemistry Majors including classrooms, research space, and instrumentation.

Dr. Sara Hein will be available to answer questions about research opportunities and other questions about the program.

3:30-4pm | Winona Welcomes You!

Join Zoom Meeting | Password: Winona

The greater Winona community offers more than world-class art, incredible outdoor recreational opportunities and sweeping views of our natural bluffs.

Learn about the must-see attractions, activities, and new businesses that WSU students and their families can’t miss and ask questions about our city to a WSU alumna and Winonan.

3:30-4pm | Dining on Campus 101

Join Zoom Meeting | Password: 241538

Join us to learn about meal plans and Kryzsko Kash so you can choose your meal plan with confidence!

You’ll get an overview of all campus dining options and Sarah, our dietitian, will be available to answer any food sensitivity questions.

 

 

4-5pm
4-4:30pm | Ambassador Student Panel

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Hear from current students about their experience at WSU!

4-4:30pm | College of Liberal Arts Q&A Session

Join Zoom Meeting | Password: 763271

Meet and greet with our college deans and some of our star faculty to answer your questions about our many programs!

4-5pm | Financial Aid Drop-in Q&A

Join Zoom Meeting

Have questions about financial aid and paying for college? You can chat with a financial aid counselor during this live Q&A session.

4:30-5pm | Admissions Presentation

Join Zoom Meeting

Looking to make sure you’re on track with next steps with Winona State?

Join this Admissions session for an overview of important information and a close look at those next steps. There will be question and answer time at the end, too!

4:30-5pm | Housing Student Panel

Join Zoom Meeting

Hear from current students about the on-campus living options and what it’s like to live in the residence halls.

4:30-5:30pm | Health, Exercise & Rehabilitative Sciences Session

Join Zoom Meeting

Learn more about career options within the HERS Department during this session. Information on all six academic majors and two minor programs will be discussed.

The HERS programs focus on hands on learning in our state of the art labs and the amazing opportunities to gain direct patient/client care in practicums and internships.

 

Students walk by the gazebo on WSU main campus.

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We have many videos and resources so you can curate the Virtual Choose WSU Day that works for you.

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Whether you know exactly what you want to do with your life or you’re still searching for the career that works for you, WSU is a great place to start.

With over 80 majors within our five colleges, you’re sure to find the academic program you need to achieve your goals.

 

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With all the options at WSU, you can make your college experience to be the way you want it.

No matter your interests or the life you’re pursuing, we know you’ll love it here.

Explore Support Services

Whether you’re in need of additional academic support, help with your job search, or various health and wellness services, all you have to do is ask.