Mini-Courses Saturday Academy

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. Program is limited to 125 students.

Saturday Academy Brochure for Spring 2017

Fall 2016

Fall Orientation: Saturday, October 22, 2016
Program Dates: Saturdays, October 29 – December 10 , 2016
Closing Ceremony: Saturday, December 10, 2016

Spring 2017

Spring Orientation: Saturday, February 4, 2017
Program Dates: Saturdays, February 11- March 18, 2017
Closing Ceremony: Saturday, March 18, 2017

Fall 2017

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

Spring 2018

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 $180 per course. Students who are eligible for free/reduced lunch can apply for a full DPI Pre-College Scholarship.

Brochures

Saturday Academy Brochure for Spring 2017
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!

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 – Saturday Academy
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee WI 53201-0413