Start College Now

Start College Now is a program designed to introduce high school students to the world of higher education. In addition to getting a first-hand view of the college experience, you can earn both high school and college credit at the same time. These credits may be applied toward a degree at Fox Valley Technical College or at many other Wisconsin Colleges. 

To participate in Start College Now, you must: 

  • Have approval from your parent/guardian. 
  • Be enrolled in a public school and have completed the 10th grade. 
  • Be in good academic standing and meet course entry requirements. 
  • Have an acceptable disciplinary record and do not meet the statutory definition of a "child at risk".

If you meet these qualifications and are ready to get started, here are your next steps:

  1. Complete the Start College Now Interest Form. After we receive your completed interest form, we will send a response with your next steps to the e-mail address provided within two business days.
  2. Print the Start College Now Processes and Deadlines (PDF) to help you through the process.
  3. Meet with your high school counselor to select your courses from the Start College Now Course Guide (PDF).
  4. Print the Start College Now Application. Complete and submit the form to your high school by March 1st for fall classes; October 1st for spring classes. Start College Now Application (PDF) Formulario de Aplicación

Additional Information

Checklist (PDF)

Connect with the Start College Now Team:
Email: Start College Now