Programs and Services

  • Provides a repository of useful processes and tools to assist academic leaders in their decision making role.

  • Visualizing the Academic Economic Connection: Aligning the Academic Pipeline with State Economic Need
    Tuesday, November 15, 2016 | 12:00 PM, MST

  • Frequently Asked Questions About the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education

  • Career coaches from each institution participating in the CHEO grant were invited to attend this workshop. Experts in the career coaching field presented information on using assessments to assist students in making career choices, using social media for communication and networking and creating effective strategic partnerships with workforce and industry. In addition, career coaches learned about the data collection process and the career hub being developed for allied health students. Participants also participated in working group sessions.

  • WICHE coordinated three face-to-face workshops and eight professional development webinars for career coaches the first three years of this U.S. Department of Labor TAACCCT grant.  Topics focused on best practice in providing career coaching services to students and other topics identified by career coaches as important in building their knowledge and skills.

  • Through an agreement between WICHE and the Midwestern Higher Education Compact, colleges and universities; K-12 districts and entities; city, county, and state governments, and some non-profit organizations are achieving substantial cost savings by purchasing computers, software, printers , and other products through MHECtech.

  • Faculty and instructional designers from institutions participating in the Consortium for Healthcare Education Online (CHEO) initiative were invited to attend this workshop. The focus for this final workshop was to provide participants thought-provoking topics that guide them when developing and enhancing their hybrid and online curriculum developed for their allied health courses. 

  • The Internet is a crucial part of higher education today. Students, faculty, and staff must have access to institutional web content for many essential activities such as registering, applying for financial aid completing assignments, employment, testing, and delivering or augmenting courses. However, if websites that provide necessary information are not accessible, those with disabilities may not be able to independently complete their daily tasks or compete with their peers in academia and beyond.

  • WICHE ICE enables students, through their home institutions, to seamlessly access high quality online courses and programs offered by other four-year and two-year ICE member institutions.

  • Interstate PassportSM – A new program that facilitates block transfer of lower-division general education based on learning outcomes and transfer-level proficiency criteria, with the goals of improving graduate rates, shortening time to degree, and saving students money.

  • Interstate Passport

    Resources For Registrars

  • NANSLO is an international consortium enabling access to high-quality, modular, openly licensed courseware, integrating immersive web-based labs with software, video and robotics for the study of science courses.

  • WICHE's Professional Student Exchange Program enables students in 10 western states to enroll in selected out-of-state professional healthcare programs and pay reduced tuition.

  • Provides the West’s top academic leadership at four-year institutions and related system and state agencies with a forum for sharing information and expertise and collaborating on regional initiatives.

  • Provides chief academic leaders of two-year institutions and related system and state agencies with the opportunity to share resources and expertise as they collaboratively address issues of common concern which are beyond the scope of a single institution or state.

  • The Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) allows master’s, graduate certificate, and Ph.D. students who are residents of the WICHE member states to enroll in some 380 high-quality programs at 60 participating institutions outside of their home state and pay resident tuition.

  • Students who are residents of WICHE states are eligible to request a reduced tuition rate of 150% of resident tuition at participating two- and four-year college programs outside of their home state.

  • WICHE NewsCap – an electronic digest reporting on WICHE initiatives and events

  • W-SARA – The WICHE State Authorization Agreement, and those of the other three regional higher education compacts, make distance education courses more accessible to students across state lines and make it easier for states to regulate and institutions to participate in interstate distance education.