Cooperative Academic Partnership Program (Capp)
Spring Semester Dates/Deadlines:
Jan 6th - Application Deadline
Students who have not already completed an application for UW-OshKosh must have it complete by this date. Applying is free and there is no commitment attached to completing the application.
Feb. 7th - Enrollment Deadline
Students will receive an email prior to the start of 2nd semester from UW-OshKosh with enrollment information. They will need to enroll for their specific course by Feb. 7th. Classroom teachers will share information on the enrollment process and the specific UW-O course name. This officially enrolls the student in the CAPP program.
Feb 20- March 5th - Payment Window
Fees should be paid through MCPASD FeePay system during this window.
March 7th - Drop Deadline
Students have until this date to drop the class without penalty. Dropping after this date will result in a "W" on their UW-O transcript.
Unpaid fees will also result in a drop at this time.
The Cooperative Academic Partnership Program (CAPP) at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (www.uwosh.edu/capp/ ) provides academically able high school juniors and seniors with a GPA of 3.25 or higher the opportunity to earn college credits while still in high school.
Students who register and successfully complete courses offered through CAPP earn University of Oshkosh credit, verified by an official transcript. Note: All dual credit options are dependent upon appropriate teacher certification and may change with changes in staffing.
While there have been several changes to the funding of this dual credit program over the past several years, CAPP courses are currently tuition based and parents are responsible for this tuition. This year, tuition was $90 per college credit and courses range from 1 to 5 college credits. 2016-17 rates are anticipated to increase slightly. This remains a substantial tuition reduction from on campus tuition. CAPP tuition is set by the UW-system and is subject to change. Students who qualify for Federal Free/Reduced lunch are eligible for a fee waiver.
Enrolling in CAPP
The process of becoming a CAPP student is 3 steps:
- Apply through UW-O
- Register through UW-O with help from your course teacher
- Pay through MCPASD feepay
MHS Courses that offer CAPP credit
- Business/Marketing: AP Computer Programming, Entrepreneurship, Personal Finance-full and no longer accepting applications for 2016-17 school year
- PE/Health: Fitness for Life, Lifeguard Training, Rest, Eat, Move
- Social Studies: Economics, Intro to Sociology 101
- World Language: French V and VI, German V and VI, and Spanish V and VI
Please note: all classes are subject to teacher availability and may change due to staffing assignments and requirements.
If you are a junior or senior and meet at least one of the following requirements, you may enroll in CAPP:
- Class rank in the top 25 percent
- GPA of 3.25 or above (on a 4.0 scale)
ACT score of 24 or higher and at least one of the following:
- class rank in the top 50 percent
- GPA of 2.75 or above
Don't meet the minimum requirements?
If a student is exceptional in a certain area in which he or she desires to take a CAPP course, but this student does not meet the above criteria, he or she may be allowed to enroll. Students should contact their instructor for additional information.