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This innovative partnership between Chippewa Valley Technical College and Lakeland University provides a unique higher-education option to students. Students participating in this program complete their associate degree at CVTC and continue their education at Lakeland by entering as a college junior to complete a related bachelor’s degree


  • Affordable, flexible college degree option close-to-home
    • Chippewa Valley Technical College
    • Lakeland University - Chippewa Valley Center
  • Guaranteed admission to Lakeland University and start as a junior following CVTC graduation
  • Students are career-ready in two years following their CVTC program completion and are able to work in their field while continuing their education at Lakeland
  • Most Lakeland majors will accommodate working student schedules through online and evening programming
  • Scholarship opportunities offered to CVTC graduates
  • Support to help students launch and advance in their careers
  • Free Application
  • Support from CVTC and Lakeland University advisors
  • Individualized academic plans
  • Career Development to help launch and advance their careers


  • More than 20 CVTC programs are part of this initiative. Career areas range from Business and Information Technology (IT) programs to Human Resources and Criminal Justice related programs.
  • The CVTC programs align with twelve different Lakeland University majors.


  • Students apply for admission to an eligible CVTC program
  • Students meet with their CVTC program advisor to map out their CVTC coursework
  • Students can register for the CVTC to LU program through this online form
  • Students reach out to Lakeland advisor at
  • Students complete Lakeland admissions steps

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