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Warriors Back to College Updates

At Wisconsin Lutheran College, the health, safety, and well-being of our students - as well as our entire campus community - are of utmost importance. Therefore, we want to provide you with the latest information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to WLC. This page will be updated as the situation warrants.

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    INFORMATION FOR SPRING 2022


    SPRING 2022 BACK TO COLLEGE GUIDE 


    CURRENT COLLEGE OPERATIONS


    CAMPUS FACILITIES: Current building hours are listed on our facilities page

    CAMPUS TOURS: Personal campus tours for prospective students can be arranged Monday-Friday most weeks. Upon visit confirmation, we'll provide further details about the steps we are taking to provide a healthy visit experience for students and their families. Virtual visits are available as well. Learn more about scheduling a tour or virtual visit.

    CONNECT WITH WLC: To contact a specific department or faculty/staff member, or to connect with WLC on social media, please visit our Contact Us page.

    MASKS: Following CDC guidelines and due to the current rate of local COVID-19 transmission:

    • If you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you are encouraged to wear a mask while indoors (exception: when inside your campus housing residence or personal office).
    • If you are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you should wear a mask while indoors (exception: when inside your campus housing residence or personal office).
    • If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, please do not visit campus at this time.

  • REFERENCE INFORMATION


  • SPRING 2022: COVID-19 DASHBOARD STATISTICS

    To provide transparency around the number of COVID-19 cases that affect the Wisconsin Lutheran College (WLC) campus, the College has maintained a COVID-19 dashboard. Data reflects the number of confirmed positive COVID-19 cases reported to WLC Health Services and/or Human Resources by students, faculty, and staff in the respective week.


    MAY 7-13, 2022

    • Number of positive tests - students: 7
    • Number of positive tests - faculty/staff: 1

    APRIL 30-MAY 6, 2022

    • Number of positive tests - students: 9
    • Number of positive tests - faculty/staff: 4

    APRIL 23-29, 2022

    • Number of positive tests - students: 3
    • Number of positive tests - faculty/staff: 1

    APRIL 16-22, 2022

    • Number of positive tests - students: 1
    • Number of positive tests - faculty/staff: 4

    APRIL 9-15, 2022

    • Number of positive tests - students: 0
    • Number of positive tests - faculty/staff: 0

    APRIL 2-8, 2022

    • Number of positive tests - students: 0
    • Number of positive tests - faculty/staff: 0

    MARCH 26-APRIL 1, 2022

    • Number of positive tests - students: 0
    • Number of positive tests - faculty/staff: 0

    MARCH 19-25, 2022

    • Number of positive tests - students: 0
    • Number of positive tests - faculty/staff: 0

    MARCH 12-18, 2022 (Spring Break)

    • Number of positive tests - students: 0
    • Number of positive tests - faculty/staff: 0

    MARCH 5-11, 2022

    • Number of positive tests - students: 0
    • Number of positive tests - faculty/staff: 0

    FEBRUARY 26-MARCH 4, 2022

    • Number of positive tests - students: 1
    • Number of positive tests - faculty/staff: 0

    FEBRUARY 19-25, 2022

    • Number of positive tests - students: 0
    • Number of positive tests - faculty/staff: 1

    FEBRUARY 12-18, 2022

    • Number of positive tests - students: 3
    • Number of positive tests - faculty/staff: 0

    FEBRUARY 5-11, 2022

    • Number of positive tests - students: 2
    • Number of positive tests - faculty/staff: 1

    JANUARY 29-FEBRUARY 4, 2022

    • Number of positive tests - students:
    • Number of positive tests - faculty/staff:

    JANUARY 23-28, 2022

    • Number of positive tests - students:
    • Number of positive tests - faculty/staff:

    FALL 2021: COVID-19 DASHBOARD STATISTICS
    SPRING 2021: COVID-19 DASHBOARD STATISTICS
    FALL 2020: COVID-19 DASHBOARD STATISTICS
  • 2021-2022: HEERF REPORTING

    FALL 2021 BUDGET AND EXPENDITURE REPORT

    FOURTH QUARTER 2021 BUDGET AND EXPENDITURE REPORT

    FIRST QUARTER 2022 BUDGET AND EXPENDITURE REPORT

    As recipients of HEERF funds of the CARES Act (HEERF I), CRRSAA (HEERF II), and ARP (HEERF III) funds, Wisconsin Lutheran College is posting the following information:

    Wisconsin Lutheran College signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement on April 13, 2020, and the HEERF III funds have been made available to the College on May 21, 2021  The College is required to distribute at least $1,310,352 to students.

    As of September 30, Wisconsin Lutheran College has not disbursed any HEERF III dollars to students and has not drawn any funds pursuant to the institution's Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Student for HEERF III.  The College will distribute to students in excess of $1,310,352 beginning October 6, 2021.

    Approximately 1,050 students at Wisconsin Lutheran College were estimated to be eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

    As September 30, 2021, no students have received an Emergency Financial Aid as the College made its first dollars available to students in October.

    Wisconsin Lutheran College plans to disburse financial Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students, up to $2,450 (and as low as $200), based on the Total Family Contribution (TFC) {calculated by the filing of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)}, as well as an unmet need calculations, and dollars for students living on campus. Priority was given to students with a zero TFC, and phased out with increasing TFC.

    Students were notified via email to apply for funds:

    September 27, 2021

    Dear WLC Student:

    The College is now making funds of $200 (part-time students) to $2,450 available to students based on the Total Family Contribution (TFC) calculated by the filing of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Please fill out the form located at https://www.wlc.edu/2021-Fall-HEERF/ (or you can access the form at https://www.wlc.edu/coronavirus/) to indicate how you would like to receive your funds, no later than October 29. The funds will be disbursed to you within 1-2 weeks of filling out the form.

    The federal government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic related to funding for colleges and college students is called the American Rescue Plan, also known as HEERF III. Wisconsin Lutheran College applied for the emergency grant and has received funds to disburse to all students to help cover expenses related to the continued disruptions related to coronavirus.

    We know this health crisis has impacted everyone, and the financial hardship on students and their families may be overwhelming. We are committed to doing everything we can to help you continue your education so you can fulfill your career aspirations and continue your journey of Christian servant leadership.  

    Also, keep in mind that there will be additional funds to apply for on a first-come, first-served basis for students who can demonstrate exceptional need.  Watch for further information regarding that application if you feel you need additional funds.

    You will need to indicate how to receive these funds by October 29. After that deadline, all unrequested funds will be reallocated to assist other students with exceptional needs.

    SPRING 2021: HEERF II REPORTING

    QUARTERLY BUDGET AND EXPENDITURE REPORT


    UPDATE: JUNE 30, 2021

    As recipients of HEERF funds of the CARES Act, and CRRSAA (HEERF II) funds of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021, Wisconsin Lutheran College is posting the following information:

    Wisconsin Lutheran College signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement on April 13, 2020, and the HEERF II funds have been made available to the College on January 17, 2021. The College is required to distribute at least $463,000 to students.

    As of June 30, Wisconsin Lutheran College has disbursed to students $511,875 (and has drawn down $463,000 from the student allocation and $48,875 from the institutional allocation) from the Department pursuant to the institution's Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Student.

    Approximately 996 students at Wisconsin Lutheran College were estimated to be eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as evidenced by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)) and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

    As June 30, 2021, 942 students have received an Emergency Financial Aid.

    Wisconsin Lutheran College disbursed financial Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students, up to $1,100 (and as low as $100), based on the Total Family Contribution (TFC) calculated by the filing of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Priority was given to students with a zero TFC, and phased out with increasing TFC.


    Students were notified via email to apply for funds:

    Dear Students,

    WLC is preparing to disburse Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (passed on December 27, 2020) -- (CRRSAA) /(HEERF II) funds before April 1.  The College has set the amount per student based on the Federal guidance in the Act. Most eligible students can expect from $100 to $1,100.  Please use the link below to indicate how you want to receive your funds.  In this iteration you may choose to use these funds to pay for your spring semester charges or return spring semester loans.  If you choose to leave the funds on your account, and a credit balance (overpayment) results, you can request a check for the overage at any time later.  See options on form by clicking the link below.  You can check your balance due for the spring semester by logging on to your MY.WLC.EDU account and select the MY ACCOUNT tab, then click GO TO CASHNET to view your E-Bill.

    https://www.wlc.edu/CRRSAA/

    Business Office
    414.443.8627


    UPDATE: MARCH 31, 2021

    As recipients of HEERF funds of the CARES Act, and CRRSAA (HEERF II) funds of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021, Wisconsin Lutheran College is posting the following information:

    Wisconsin Lutheran College signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement on April 13, 2020, and the HEERF II funds have been made available to the College on January 17, 2021. The College is required to distribute at least $463,000 to students.

    As of March 31, Wisconsin Lutheran College has disbursed to students $418,100 (and has drawn down $273,200) from the Department pursuant to the institution's Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Student, and is working through distributing another $92,775 to eligible students.

    Approximately 996 students at Wisconsin Lutheran College were estimated to be eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as evidenced by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)) and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

    As March 31, 2021, 708 students have received an Emergency Financial Aid.

    Wisconsin Lutheran College disbursed financial Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students, up to $1,100 (and as low as $100), based on the Total Family Contribution (TFC) calculated by the filing of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Priority was given to students with a zero TFC, and phased out with increasing TFC.


    Students were notified via email to apply for funds:

    Dear Students,

    WLC is preparing to disburse Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (passed on December 27, 2020) -- (CRRSAA) /(HEERF II) funds before April 1. The College has set the amount per student based on the Federal guidance in the Act. Most eligible students can expect from $100 to $1,100. Please use the link below to indicate how you want to receive your funds.  In this iteration you may choose to use these funds to pay for your spring semester charges or return spring semester loans. If you choose to leave the funds on your account, and a credit balance (overpayment) results, you can request a check for the overage at any time later. See options on form by clicking the link below. You can check your balance due for the spring semester by logging on to your MY.WLC.EDU account and select the MY ACCOUNT tab, then click GO TO CASHNET to view your E-Bill.

    https://www.wlc.edu/CRRSAA/

    Business Office
    414.443.8627

    SPRING 2020: HEERF REPORTING

    As recipients of Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF) of the CARES Act, Wisconsin Lutheran College is required to post the following information:

    Wisconsin Lutheran College signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement on April 13, 2020, and has used over 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

    As of June 30, 2020, Wisconsin Lutheran College has received and disbursed to students $467,825 from the Department pursuant to the institution's Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Student, which is over one half of the total amount allocated for Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

    Approximately 850 students at Wisconsin Lutheran College were estimated to be eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (as evidenced by filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)) and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

    As of June 30, 2020, 687 students have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.

    Wisconsin Lutheran College disbursed financial Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students, up to $1,500, based on the Total Family Contribution (TFC) calculated by the filing of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Priority was given to students with a zero TFC, and phased out with increasing TFC. Additional funds of up to $500 were provided to students remaining on campus without access to a meal plan and for displaced work-study students. $435,225 was awarded to 675 students with this method. The College also disbursed an additional $32,600 to students who applied for funds stating they had additional need via an application process.

    HEERF QUARTERLY REPORTING PDF


    Letter to students who received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act:

    May 8, 2020

    Dear Student,

    We hope this letter finds you well despite this challenging time. You may have heard about the federal government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic related to funding for colleges and college students. It's called the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, and within it is the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. Wisconsin Lutheran College applied for the emergency grant and has received limited funds to disburse to eligible students to help cover expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus.

    Through funding by the CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund, Wisconsin Lutheran College is providing this check to you. The funds are to cover expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus (including eligible expenses under your cost of attendance, such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care, and child care). Please note, at this time the taxability of these funds is unknown.

    We know everyone has been impacted by this health crisis, and the financial hardship on students and their families may be overwhelming. We are committed to doing everything we can to help you continue your education so you can fulfill your career aspirations and become a strong Christian servant leader

    If you do not have added expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus, please void the check and return it to:

    Wisconsin Lutheran College Business Office
    8800 W. Bluemound Road
    Milwaukee, WI 53226

    Please visit www.wlc.edu/coronavirus/ for additional information. If you have questions about this emergency grant, please contact Diane Hoehnke at diane.hoehnke@wlc.edu.

    Sincerely,
    Diane Hoehnke
    Assistant Vice President, Finance

    FALL 2021: ARP FUNDS REQUEST FORM

    Update: Due to overwhelming response, it is anticipated that the additional ARP Funds have been spent. 


    Wisconsin Lutheran College has additional Federal funds for those with exceptional need. To see if you qualify and to apply see below.

    WLC applied for the emergency grant through the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act and has received funds to disburse to eligible students to help cover expenses related to the disruptions related to the COVID 19 pandemic.

    We know this health crisis has impacted everyone, and the financial hardship on students and their families may be overwhelming. We are committed to doing everything we can to help you continue your education so you can fulfill your career aspirations and continue your journey of Christian servant leadership.

    The application form will ask for specific ways the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted you. Among other factors, loss of a job by parents or student, or reduced hours or pay, can impact ability to fund your education. When considering the impact please think about the entire time of the pandemic - beginning in March 2020. Also consider additional expenses under your cost of attendance, such as food, housing, course materials, technology, transportation, health care, and child care that were impacted by the pandemic.

    The College has already made funds of $200 to $2,450 available to students based on the Total Family Contribution (TFC) calculated by the filing of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), but if you believe that you need additional funds, please complete the form to apply for funds. You will need to document or describe how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted you and/ or your family in order to be considered for additional funds on a first come, first served basis.

    FALL 2021: HEERF III FUNDS REQUEST FORM

    Wisconsin Lutheran College disbursed Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) III money to current students; all of these funds have been distributed.