Microsoft Office Excel 2010 advance training

Microsoft Excel 2010 is much more than a quick way to add up numbers. In this training you will learn advanced features, such as nesting IF statements, how to calculate the mean of a group of numbers using AVERAGEIF, SUMIF, and more. You will learn about performing lookups with HLOOKUP and VLOOKUP. This training goes in-depth with pivot tables and charts. Finally, you will learn how to create and record your own macros.

Date: June 13, 2013
Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. 
Room: Truax 220A

To register for this training please sign up on the CETL Registration site.

For additional information, please contact G Thao or (608) 616-3488. 

South entrance to Gateway opens soon!

The South entrance of the Gateway building will open June 17, 2013. Click here for a link to a map of the temporary Truax Campus Student Walkway (PDF, 216) . This walkway path will be used from June 10 until July 11, 2013. 

Downtown bookstore closes

The last day the Downtown Bookstore will be open is June 14. Thank you for your patronage!

The area that is the Bookstore will re-open July 1 as the campus point of sale. They will sell some candy, soda and school supplies.

It's bookstore inventory time

It's that inventory time again! The Bookstores at Madison College will be closed June 24-28, 2013 for inventory and system upgrades.

Sorry for any inconvience.

Contact Holly Deering at (608) 246-6016. 

CETL Office Closed Monday, June 10

The CETL office will be closed on Monday, June 10 so that CETL staff can attend an offsite planning retreat.

Regular summer hours (8:30 am-4 pm) will resume on Tuesday, June 11th.

Retirement statements mailed out this week

Wisconsin Retirement System statements from the Department of Employee Trust Fund (ETF) will be mailed out to employees this week.

If you have questions about your statement please contact ETF directly at the Employee Trust Fund website or by phone at 1-877-533-5020.

Unity Park celebrates grand opening

On Friday, June 14 at 1 p.m., Madison College's Unity Park will celebrate the grand opening.

The park is located next to the old tennis courts off the bike path. Cake and punch will be served. 

Designed by architechtural instructor Bob Corbett, Unity Park was paid for by Student Activity Fees. 

$25 catering deliveries to Downtown Campus

Now that the Downtown Campus kitchen is closed, there will be a delivery charge of $25 for any catering requests delivered to the Downtown Campus starting immediately.

Financial Aid Book Charge notifications sent to students

Notifications regarding the Fall 2013 Financial Aid Book Charge Process have been sent to eligible financial aid students via their myMadisonCollege Student Center Message Center.Eligible students will be able to charge up to $800 of textbooks against their awarded financial aid from Monday, August 12 through Monday, August 26, 2013. Students will not be able to use this program any later than August 26 (the first day of the fall term). This is to prevent delays in financial aid disbursement for all students.

New for fall: Students have the option of using this program to purchase books through the bookstore on campus or online at
As a reminder, textbook adoptions and supply lists were due to the Bookstore on April 1. Timely adoption submissions are critical to ensure that the Bookstore has the required textbooks on hand for purchase during the book charge program between August 12 and August 26.

Additional information can be found on the Financial Aid Book Charge Process web page.

Contact Kate Sopha with Financial Aid at 608-246-6194 or Mike Panten with the Bookstore at 608-243-4634

Professional development funding and course reimbursement deadlines

Full-time faculty please note the following deadlines for submission of funding and reimbursement requests.

June 1 is the deadline for Full-time Faculty Professional Development Funding. For more information, please click here

June 10 is the dealine for Full-time Faculty Course Reimbursement. Please click here for more details. 

Please contact CETL if you have any questions by calling (608) 246-6646.