Mini-Courses Saturday Academy

Mini-Courses Saturday Academy Program is an intense, academic program for middle school students in the 6th, 7th and 8th grades that meets for six Saturdays. Saturday Academy is designed to enhance students’ academic skills, and knowledge in careers and college options. Each semester, a selection of classes is offered to reinforce skills in one or more of the following subject areas: math, reading, English, science, STEM, computers, foreign language, arts, and/or career-related classes. Curriculum reinforces basic skills and competencies through various hands-on activities, group projects, classroom instructions and/or presentations. Program is limited to 90 students each session. The fee for the program is $195 per session. Students who are eligible for free/reduced lunch can apply for a full DPI Pre-College Scholarship.

Fall 2017

Note: Registration is closed.

Fall Orientation: Saturday, October 21, 2017
Program Dates: Saturdays, October 28 – December 9, 2017
Closing Ceremony: Saturday, December 9, 2017

Spring 2018

Note: All Department of Public Instruction Scholarships have been awarded.

Spring Orientation: Saturday, February 3, 2018
Program Dates: Saturdays, February 10- March 17, 2018
Closing Ceremony: Saturday, March 17, 2018

Eligibility

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 minicourses@uwm.edu 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 $195 per session. Students who are eligible for free/reduced lunch can apply for a full DPI Pre-College Scholarship.

Brochures

Please contact our office at 414-229-6236 or email minicourses@uwm.edu to be added to our mailing list. Thank you for your interest in our program!

2017-18 Saturday Academy Brochure (Fall and Spring)

FAQ

Q: What if I want Mini-Courses to write a letter of recommendation or participation for my child?
A: Download Letter of Recommendation Form

Staff

Tricia Maldonado
Program Coordinator
414-229-6236
tmpipia@uwm.edu

Londan Roohr
Advisor
414-229-6236
roohr@uwm.edu

Contact Us

Email: minicourses@uwm.edu
Telephone: 414-229-6236
Fax: 414-229-3490

Office Location

Mitchell Hall, Room 141
3203 N. Downer Ave.
Milwaukee WI, 53211

Mailing Address

Mini Courses
University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee WI 53201-0413