Resources for School Counselors
UW HELP offers tools and services to help you guide your students through the UW System and its application process. Options range from mobile apps to workshops to personalized advising.
UW HELP website: A one-stop shop for UW System information, the application process, financial aid, and much more, this site is a must-visit for college-bound high schoolers. Its content and tone are specially tailored to a student audience.
Publications: Print and digital publications produced by UW HELP provide background on the UW System, tips on preparing for college, and other useful details.
College Search Tools
UW Journey: Students discover which UW System campuses are a good fit for them as they explore this mobile app.
MajorMania: This online tool shows you and your students which majors different UW System campuses offer.
Video tutorials: These videos help students tackle issues that arise during the application process.
Webinars: Each August, UW HELP offers webinars to assist students with their UW System applications.
Customized Support Services
Personalized advising: UW HELP advisers can assist you and your students via phone calls, texts, emails, and chat programs. They answer questions, share details about the admissions process, troubleshoot application issues, and more.
Onsite and virtual presentations: UW HELP staff visit schools to speak about admission to UW campuses and many aspects of the UW System.
Workshops: Offered every fall, UW HELP’s free workshop for counselors provides the latest information on UW System campuses. You’ll come away better prepared to help students navigate the admissions process.
Webinars: Throughout the year, UW HELP webinars address issues of interest to counselors.
UW HELP Blog: Updated weekly, this resource for counselors covers topics from the worlds of admissions, advising, and more.