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 90 students.

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


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


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


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


Tricia Maldonado
Program Coordinator

Londan Roohr

Contact Us

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