You are invited to learn more about architecture and urban planning while you are still in high school. A one-day visit program at the School, a week-long architecture summer camp, and the pre-Urban Planning program for Milwaukee youth, are great first exposures to the professions and the School. Ready to learn even more? Enroll as a Youth Options or High School Special Student in our Arch 100 and/or Arch 103 course. Get a jump start on your architecture courses while still in high school.

Schedule a Visit

Visit the School of Architecture and Urban Planning and see the design studios, gallery, and student resource centers. You can join us through a UW-Milwaukee campus tour or one of our events, including Experience Architecture, our day-long event that includes area professionals, faculty and current architecture students.

Architecture Summer Camp

A week-long educational program for students contemplating the study of architecture at the university level. Students live in the residence halls at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Find out the more about Architecture Summer Camp.

Two options for high school and college credit

Online architecture courses:
Arch 100 Architectural Making I, fall semester and/or
Arch 103 Architectural Making II, spring semester.

Youth Options Program: Wisconsin public high school
Prior Learning Assessment: Any high school in-state or out-of-state, public or private

Learn more about these courses and the application requirements.

High School Class Visits

Teachers, bring your class to the School for a visit, or have our High School Outreach Coordinator come to you! Learn more about these opportunities to engage your classroom.

Pre-Urban Planners (PUPS)

PUPS is a summer and after-school educational program for Milwaukee’s urban youth sponsored by the Urban Planning Department. Please contact Urban Planning Department Chair, Nancy Frank, for more information.