Cavalier Connection | Western Technical College

Cavalier Connection

Cavalier Connection is an opportunity to build connections with other students prior to the Fall semester and to become familiar with Western’s support services that aid in your success. The Dates for Fall 2022 will be posted here when they are available.

Services include:

  • Student Life
  • Counseling Services
  • Career Services
  • Academic Advising
  • Community-Based Learning & Inclusion Initiatives
  • Access Services
  • Financial Aid
  • Tutoring, Writing Center, & Academic Resources

Students who attend the Summer Bridge Program will: 

  • Become familiar with the Western Technical College campus and campus resources that will aid in their success 
  • Identify academic and relationship building skills needed for a successful transition to college 
  • Explore how one’s social identities (e.g., race, ethnicity, gender) intersect with one’s identity as a college student and as a contributing member of the Western and La Crosse community 
  • Connect with campus staff members to feel more comfortable reaching out with questions 
  • Connect with other Western students entering their first year at Western prior to the school year starting 

Goals of attending Summer Bridge Program: 

  • Identify goals for being a college student and soon-to-be professional 
  • Set personal expectations for academic success and strategies to achieve goals 
  • Identify campus resources that will help you achieve goals 
  • Explore leadership styles and how it relates to one’s academic and professional goals 
  • Build community prior to starting at Western 

Questions? Please email

Equity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement
Student Success Center, Room 222
400 7th Street North
La Crosse, WI 54601