The Right Choice
In and out of the classroom, CVTC offers activities and services to promote students' growth. A rich extracurricular life is crucial to a positive experience as a student, and CVTC offers several events and student groups. Learn more about the opportunities to get involved below.
There are a variety of student services available to assist you in adjusting to and thriving at CVTC. Employment, advising, disability services, student support - whatever your area of interest or need, we're here to help.
CVTC offers academic advising for every student. Your academic advisor will help you with career and academic decisions, learn about the registration process, select courses, and transition to CVTC. We encourage you to seek out your academic advisor when you become a CVTC student.
Eau Claire: (715) 833-6346
River Falls: (715) 426-8200
The Academic Support team provides academic instruction, course preparation, and learning support. Learning materials and one-on-one instruction are provided by qualified faculty. No appointments necessary! Services offered include: homework help, study skills & test preparation, college success seminars, and technology support. College Success Seminars are free and designed to help you brush up on basic skills you’ll need to be successful at CVTC.
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An online career assessment is another resource that is available to anyone. The career assessment will ask a series of questions and then match you to occupations, allow you to explore careers, and give you a list of CVTC programs that are a good fit for your interests.
Our Career Services department offers assistance to students and graduates that need help looking for a job, writing a cover letter, building a resume, and interviewing. Several career fairs are hosted each year to help students meet and network with local employers.
Services are free and available to all current students. Your Student Success Specialist will assist you in overcoming barriers that many students encounter during their academic career. If we determine that students need more resources we will provide them with a referral to appropriate community resource(s), including mental health counseling. We are here to help with:
CVTC receives federal grant support for Non-traditional Occupation (NTO) students through the federal Carl D. Perkins Career & Education Act. Non-traditional occupations (NTO) designated programs represent careers in which less than 25% of the workforce is made up of one gender. Today, many women and men are breaking down barriers to pursue successful careers in NTO fields.
Diversity Resources staff can offer support, advocacy, and resources while you are exploring a non-traditional program at CVTC.
The Student Support Services program is part of the TRIO family of programs and helps low-income, first-generation, and students with disabilities achieve their dreams of higher education. TRIO/Student Support Services is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
Disability Services promotes equal access through reasonable and appropriate accommodations for eligible students with documented disabilities. Accommodations may include:
Diversity Services helps students from diverse backgrounds make the most of their education and CVTC experience. Personalized support may include:
Visit the library for computer use, to access the online catalog, to ask questions of library staff, or for a quiet place to study.
The CVTC online bookstore is the perfect place to order books and materials for your upcoming courses! Plus, you'll enjoy FREE SHIPPING on all book orders!
CVTC has entered into agreements with the Prevea Health Eau Claire Family Medicine and the River Falls Medical Clinic to provide basic health care services for our students.
Students taking classes in Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls, and River Falls are automatically enrolled in their respective student health services.
Students taking classes in Menomonie may enroll in either the Prevea Health Eau Claire Family Medicine or River Falls Medical Clinic health services if interested. Please contact the Menomonie Campus Office to enroll.
Did you know? CVTC has over 50 on-campus clubs for students. Check them out.
Chippewa Valley Technical College saved students more than $1 million in textbook costs in the 2020-21 school year, thanks to the school’s recently launched affordable learning program.
I had a great experience coming to CVTC as a student. I have met wonderful instructors and staff members that changed my life and influenced me into becoming who I am today. I have to say that it is pretty awesome to be a student at CVTC and now I'm a staff member.
– CVTC Graduate
Looking to study abroad during your time at CVTC? Studying out of the country is a great way to experience new cultures, meet new people, and have a ton of fun all while fulfilling your credits.
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CVTC has a vibrant student life with over 30 clubs and organizations, Student Association, and many campus events and activities. CVTC Student Life will help you make the most of your college experience.
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Students are responsible for arranging their own housing; however, CVTC does provide resources to assist your search. We also have agreements with UWEC and UWRF for limited student housing.
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CVTC serves an 11-county area and has campuses in Chippewa Falls, Eau Claire, Menomonie, Neillsville, and River Falls. Each campus offers a variety of programs and services through face-to-face, online, and several e-learning options.
Eau Claire Clairemont Campus
Business Education Center
Health Education Center
Eau Claire Gateway Campus
Applied Technology Center
Manufacturing Education Center
Eau Claire West Campus
Emergency Service Education Center
Energy Education Center
Fire Safety Center
Transportation Education Center
Chippewa Falls Campus
River Falls Campus
Are you interested in CVTC? The next step is to plan your college visit! It's the best way to be sure that CVTC is the right school for you. There are several ways to experience CVTC coming up! We encourage you to participate in one of the ways below.
Guidance counselor or teacher? Schedule a career tour for your student group.
Save the Date
Tuesday, January 10, 2023 // 3 – 7 p.m. // View Event Details
Get a chance to see the campus, learn about programs, tour classrooms and labs, and meet CVTC instructors and students.
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See why CVTC is the right choice. Tours are offered on all CVTC campuses and are customized to your interests.
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