The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh PreCollege Programs offer residential (i.e., live on campus) summer programs for middle and high school students entering grades 8-12 in the fall. Students will have an opportunity to actively engage in hands-on classroom and laboratory experiences, and structured educational, cultural and recreational activities, as well as a chance to experience a sneak preview of campus life and to view college as an attainable and realistic goal.
The PreCollege Programs co-sponsors include UW Oshkosh College of Business, College of Education and Human Services, College of Letters and Science, College of Nursing, STEM Office, the National Association of Black Accountants-Milwaukee Chapter, the Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the University of Wisconsin (UW) System-Office of Academic and Student Affairs. .
The UW Oshkosh PreCollege Programs include a seven year partnership with the Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) through a GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) grant to promote college awareness and readiness at selected schools.
2017 Proposed PreCollege Programs (pending DPI funding approval) (i.e., entering grade levels in fall following the summer programs):
7th Grade: Summer Mathematics and Reading Talent Scholars (SMARTS)
8th-12th Grades: New Social Activists for Equality (SAFE)
8th-12th Grades: Exploring Science, Technology & Engineering Education Majors (ESTEEM)
10th-12th Grades: Arts in the Media (AIM), Learning, Inspiring & Fostering Education (LIFE) (formerly APPLE), Wisconsin Youth in Nursing (WYN), Young Entrepreneurial Scholars (YES)
10-12th Grade: YES Internship Program (Only Milwaukee area students are eligible to apply for the internship via Milwaukee partnership)
Please contact the PreCollege Programs for enrollment status for 2017 Summer Programs.
Application form (PDF) - AVAILABLE early January 2017
- For SMARTS:
(PDF) - AVAILABLE early January 2017
This institution will comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act and DPI's Nondiscrimination provision for all students.