Northwoods residents and visitors have come to depend on Nicolet College for wide variety educational and cultural offerings. Academically, the college offers more than 65 associate degrees, diplomas, certificates, and apprenticeship programs as well as a University Transfer Liberal Arts Program, where students complete the first two years of a bachelor’s degree before transferring to a four-year college or university. Annually, about 2,000 students take credit classes at Nicolet. More than 5,000 take non-credit classes. The college also offers economic development programs for businesses with a variety of specialized training opportunities, and adult education GED, HSED classes. Learning in a more relaxed setting takes place in Community Education classes, Learning in Retirement offerings, and the Outdoor Adventure Series. Culturally, the college offers the Creative Arts Series, which features more than 40 theatre, concert, art, literature and travel events every year. The college also has a highly-rated library that is open to the public and features extensive online content and research capabilities. The Nicolet College campus, located one mile south of Rhinelander just off of Hwy. G, covers 280 mostly-wooded acres and about 3,000 feet of frontage on scenic Lake Julia. The college also has numerous outreach centers located in smaller communities throughout the district, including centers in each of the three tribal communities it serves. The Nicolet College covers approximately 4,000 square miles and includes all of Oneida, Vilas and Forest counties and portions of Lincoln, Iron and Langlade counties. The population of the district is about 84,000. Annually, more than 10,000 people will utilize some aspect of the college. Nicolet is one of the 16 colleges in the Wisconsin Technical College System. To learn more about Nicolet, visit the college’s website at www.nicoletcollege.edu or call (715) 365-4493, 1-800-544-3039, ext. 4493; TTY 1-800-947-3529 or 711.