The Student Support Services Team provides a wide range of opportunities for academic and personal support, social and cultural awareness, and is dedicated to assisting students in achieving success through targeted support services outside of the NWTC classroom.

Student Support Services Office is located in SC133, (right next to the Buzz). 

Services include:

  •  Support Services for Students of Color
  •  Peer Mentoring Program
  •  Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Services
  •  Foster Youth Programming
  •  Connecting Families
  •  Non-Traditional Occupation (NTO) Services
  •  Financial Coaching Services
  •  Student Emergency Fund


Support Services for Students of Color

Student Support Specialists are available to assist all students from a variety of cultural, ethnic, and social backgrounds with:

  • Admissions/Enrollment Assistance
  • College Transition
  • Financial Assistance
  • Scholarship Information
  • Social-Cultural Engagement
  • Cultural/Community Connections
  • Student Advocacy
    • Support and Understanding of Needs/Barriers
    • Clarification of NWTC Policies
  • Support Services for DACA/Undocumented students

Peer Mentoring Program

The Peer Mentoring Program connects first semester students with a current NWTC student to share resources and experiences that will increase academic success and campus involvement. Active participation in one-on-one interactions between mentors and mentees, and engagement in college and community events, are meant to give first year students a foundation for successfully completing their academic goals at NWTC.

For more information please contact Wa Yia Thao at 920-498-6895 or 1-800-422-NWTC ext 6895.

Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Services

WIOA is a federal program designed to assist dislocated/laid off workers, adults and youth enter into occupations that are in-demand. To learn more about the services available through WIOA, check out the WIOA Services pageInterested individuals should contact the Wisconsin Job Center in Green Bay at (920) 448-6760 to get connected to a WIOA Case Manager.

Foster Youth Programming

Student Support Specialist available to assist former foster youth transition into college.
Services include: referral to on-campus resources, mentoring, counseling, information on scholarships and grant, as well as referral to community resources.

For more information please contact: Martha Bayer at 920-498-6941 or 1-800-422-NWTC ext. 6941.

Connecting Families

Childcare resources, monetary support for parents, referrals to college and community resources, support services and family fun engagement activities are available for eligible parenting students.

Contact Student Services at 920-498-6258 or e-mail

Financial Coaching Services

The Financial Coach can offer financial assistance from building a budget, understanding your credit score, balancing your checkbook and understanding your financial aid and student loans.

Contact Faith Laatsch to schedule a FREE and confidential session.
920-498-5503, 800-422-NWTC, ext. 5503

Student Emergency Fund

The goal of NWTC's Student Emergency Fund is to help students at risk of dropping out of college due to unforeseen, unplanned financial emergencies. Students may be eligible to receive short-term financial assistance and have access to financial literary resources, along with student support services within NWTC and the community.

Meet with a Student Support Specialist to discuss your situation and find out if the Student Emergency Fund is right for you.

To make an appointment call (920) 498-6258 or stop by Room SC133 in the Student Center on the Green Bay campus. You can also call our toll free number: 800-422-6982 ext. 6258 or e-mail