Mini-Courses Saturday Academy

All Sessions will be held on-line with live instruction

Mini-Courses Saturday Academy Program is an intense, academic program for middle school students in the 6th, 7th and 8th grades that meets for twelve Saturdays. Saturday Academy is designed to enhance students’ academic skills, and knowledge in careers and college options. Classes are 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 40 students each session. The fee for the program is $100 per session. Scholarships are no longer available.

Fall 2020 – Spring 2021

November 2020 – April 2021
Two Saturdays each month from 9:30am-12:00pm

Program Dates

November 14, 2020 November 21, 2020
December 12, 2020 December 19, 2020
January 16, 2021 January 23, 2021
February 13, 2021 February 20, 2021
March 13, 2021 March 20, 2021
April 17, 2021 April 24, 2021


There is no grade point average requirement to be eligible for Saturday Academy. Students must be in grades 6-8.

How to Register

Please complete the Online Application. If registration is closed for the current session, please email or call the Mini-Courses office at 414-229-6236.

Policies and Fees

The fee for the program is $100. Scholarships are no longer available. We accept check or money order made payable to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee/Mini Courses. Please mail payments to Mini-Courses at the address listed below as we cannot accept payments in person at this time.

UWM Mini Courses
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201


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