Multicultural Student Services is proud to offer the following summer PreCollege programs.  These programs serve all Wisconsin students who qualify for a Department of Public Instruction (DPI) scholarship (receive free or reduced lunch at their school or are income-eligible).

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Graphic Design

July 10-16, 2016
Current 10 & 11 graders

Students explore the fascinating world of Design (Graphic, Game or Entertainment). Students will create an innovative project and learn design methods in an interactive classroom environment.

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Studio Art

July 17-23, 2016
Current 8 & 9 graders

Students reveal their inner artist through printmaking in an art studio lab.
Students will be inspired and learn advanced art techniques as they create an original art piece.

Masterpiece of Life 2015 Photos


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STEM & Leadership

July 17-23, 2016
Current 8 & 9 graders


Students explore the exciting areas in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics). With hands-on learning students will build academic self-confidence and leadership skills.

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Why You Should Consider PreCollege at UW-Stout

Who is eligible? What is the cost?

Students who qualify for a DPI PreCollege scholarship (receive a free or reduced school lunch) and have a 2.0 minimum GPA can apply to our programs. The program is FREE to qualified students. Only students who qualify for DPI PreCollege scholarships are eligible to attend our programs.

How do I get there? Transportation information

Our PreCollege programs are held on the University of Wisconsin-Stout campus in Menomonie, WI. Menomonie is 130 miles west of Wausau, 210 miles west of Green Bay and 270 northwest of Milwaukee. 

Bus transportation is provided to and from campus from selected locations around Wisconsin and is based on program enrollment.

Forms to Apply to PreCollege (now available for 2016)

All forms must be completed in their entirety and contain appropriate signatures before a student will be accepted to our programs: Download, print and complete all Forms!

A forms packet can also be requested by calling the Multicultural Student Services office at 715-232-1381.

1. DPI Scholarship Application

  • Section I. Parent/Guardian signature required
  • Section II. School Principal, Food Services Authorized Rep or DPI/WEOP Staff signature required
  • Attach copy of most recent grade report or school transcripts

2. UW-Stout PreCollege Application

  • Both student and parent/guardian signatures required
3. Parental Consent Release Form

  • Parent/Guardian signature required

4. Youth Event Health Form

5. Stout Adventures Form

  • Student signature required on both pages
  • Parent/Guardian signature required on both pages if student is under 18

Return completed forms and school transcripts to:

Multicultural Student Services
PreCollege Programs
PO Box 790
Menomonie, WI 54751

Contact information:

Vickie Sanchez, PreCollege Coordinator
Phone:      715/232-1108
Fax:          715/232-1696
Toll-Free:   866-337-9377
E-mail: or

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