Mini-Courses Saturday Academy sessions, scheduled in the fall and spring, are designed to enhance student’s academic skills and interest in higher education. Saturday Academy is an intense academic program designed to serve students who are willing to go the extra mile to enhance their education. Students may elect from a variety of classes including math, reading, English, writing, science, computers, foreign language, and various career related courses. Student’s academic performance will be assessed and evaluated in the specific subject areas and instruction will be provided that will build on existing strengths and work on identified weaknesses. Saturday Academy families have the opportunity to participate in tutoring, workshops, community service projects, and social events throughout the school year. Program is limited to 125 students.
|Fall Orientation:||Saturday, October 22, 2016|
|Program Dates:||Saturdays, October 29 – December 10 , 2016|
|Closing Ceremony:||Saturday, December 10, 2016|
|Spring Orientation:||Saturday, February 4, 2017|
|Program Dates:||Saturdays, February 11- March 18, 2017|
|Closing Ceremony:||Saturday, March 18, 2017|
|Fall Orientation:||Saturday, October 21, 2017|
|Program Dates:||Saturdays, October 28 – December 9, 2017|
|Closing Ceremony:||Saturday, December 9, 2017|
|Spring Orientation:||Saturday, February 3, 2018|
|Program Dates:||Saturdays, February 10 – March 17, 2018|
|Closing Ceremony:||Saturday, March 17, 2018|
There is no grade point average requirement to be eligible for Saturday Academy. Students must be in grades 6-8.
How to Register
To receive an application, please call the Mini-Courses office at 414.229.6236 or email email@example.com to be placed on our mailing list for the upcoming session. Otherwise, applications are available for download under the Brochures link during open registration. Please note: classes fill up quickly and reach full enrollment before the deadline date.
Policies and Fees
The fee for the program is $180 per course. Students who are eligible for free/reduced lunch can apply for a full DPI Pre-College Scholarship.
Q: What if I want Mini-Courses to write a letter of recommendation or participation for my child?
A: Download Letter of Recommendation Form
Mitchell Hall Rm 141
3203 N Downer Ave.
Milwaukee WI 53211
Mini Courses – Saturday Academy
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee WI 53201-0413