RANGER RESTART: Updates, resources, and FAQs

The PACC program is guided by the same Mission as the university, which states "The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is committed to high-quality educational programs, creative and scholarly activities, and services responsive to its diverse student population, and its local, national, and global communities."

With this mission in mind, we welcome you to the PACC program!  We hope that through this experience we will help students gain confidence in their abilities to succeed at the college level.

ADMISSION APPLICATION CHECKLIST

 

step 1

Completed UW System online Application for Admission

  • Refer to your "UW-Parkside Account Activation" email, sent from admissions@uwp.edu, for your Username and Activation PIN.
  • This email was sent one business day after you applied to the university to the personal email address you provided in your application.
  • Check your junk or spam folder if you are having trouble finding the email.
  • Write down username and password - DON'T LOSE THIS
  • UWP Account Activation 
step 2

Completed PACC Consent Form

REQUIRES

  • Student signature
  • Parent/guardian signature

SEND TO pacc@uwp.edu

PACC Department office will obtain principal or designee signature 

step 3

UW-Parkside Information Release Consent Form

  • Please read the instructions to complete the form carefully.
step 4

PACC SCHOLARSHIP

  • The PACC Program offers scholarships to students who demonstrate financial need.
  • Applying for a PACC Scholarship is optional.
  • The scholarship is an online application.
  • Incomplete or partially completed applications will not be considered. Make sure to complete your application.
  • Spring 2021 Application opens October 1, 2020
  • Spring 2021 Application deadline is January 13, 2021

 

 

COURSES OFFERED

Each high school may offer one or more of the courses listed below.  Schools may offer other courses not on this list.  PACC approves courses to be taught in high schools on an individual course-by-course basis.  To find out which courses are offered at your school see your counselor or contact the PACC Director at pacc@uwp.edu 

 

COURSE COURSE TITLE CREDITS
CHEM 101 General Chemistry I  4
CHEM 103  General Chemistry I Lab  1
ENGL 167 Introduction to Literature  3
HIST 126 World History I: From Antiquity to 1300  3
HIST 128  World History III: From 1800 to Present  3
HIST 137  Latino/Latina American History  3
HIST 138  African American History  3
HIST 139 Native American History  3
MATH 112  College Algebra II  4
MATH 113  Trigonometry 2
MATH 203  Intermediate Statistics 3
MATH 221  Calculus and Analytic Geometry I  5
MATH 222 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II  5
POLS 100  American Politics  3
SPAN 203 Intermediate Spanish I  4
SPAN 204  Intermediate Spanish II  4

COURSE TRANSFER INFO

HOW TO ENROLL IN A PACC COURSE 

You will need to enroll in the PACC course as soon as possible after admission.   

WHERE DO I START? 

You will enroll in the PACC course through your SOLAR account by adding the course to your schedule. 

HOW DO I KNOW WHICH COURSE TO ADD? 

  • To find the course that you are enrolling in please go to the Course Schedule on the UWP website and select the Advanced Search tab. 
  • Select the correct term that you will be taking the course. 
  • Leave Career blank. 
  • Leave Show blank. 
  • Pick the subject of your course (i.e. POLS, CHEM, MATH, HIST) 
  • Click the green Advanced tab at the bottom of the window. 
  • Scroll down until you see the course you are taking. (Hint: the course description will say for PACC students only and on the far right of the table you high school will be listed.) 
  • Write down the course number (i.e. HIST 126) and the 4 digit ID number below the course number. These are the 2 numbers you will need in order to enroll in the right class. 

HOW DO I ADD A COURSE IN SOLAR? 

Here is a link to adding a course in SOLAR

ADD COURSE

Enrollment in PACC courses must be completed with a permission number.  A permission number can only be used one.   Follow the steps to adding a class above, after selecting the class you will see a box at the top of the screen under Class Preferences where you can enter your Permission Number. 

Your permission number will be emailed to your UW-Parkside Ranger Mail account – you must check this email to get your permission number. 

HOW TO ENROLL VISUAL GUIDE

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