Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Personal Visits & Group Tours

Have a student that would like more information about Mid-State? Schedule a visit. Students can meet one-on-one with staff, tour a campus, or even sit in on a class. A campus visit is a great way for your students to learn more about Mid-State programs and student activities.
To schedule a visit, contact 715.422.5301 or

2016 - 2017 Events

Check out the many options listed for high school, junior high, and middle school students to start your future at Mid-State.



For grades 10-12. Learn about Mid-State through general program exploration, facility tours, instructor interaction, and current student testimonials. Participants will select four different program areas to explore and receive steps needed for college admissions.
Lunch is provided.

Marshfield Campus (Healthcare)
Friday, March 3 - 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Stevens Point Campus
Friday, March 10 - 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Friday, March 17 - 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

To register, contact Jackie at 715.422.5413 or


Wisconsin Rapids Campus: Wednesday, November 9 • 6:00 p.m. This national event provides free information and assistance to students filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, the first and most important step in qualifying for financial aid.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Wednesday, November 9 - 6:00 p.m.
For more information and what to bring, visit:


Explore high-pay and high-demand program careers! Student groups from district science, engineering, Tech Ed, and math areas attend three 60 to 90-minute, college-level learning activities offered by Mid-State’s Civil Engineering Technology-Highway Technician, Electrical Power Engineering Technician, and Instrumentation & Controls Engineering Technology programs.
Snacks and lunch will be provided.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Wednesday, February 22 – 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
To register, contact Carrie at 715.422.5400 or


Students tour high-tech manufacturing facilities showcasing educational and career opportunities in welding, fabricating, machining, engineering, and manufacturing trades.

Multiple Locations: Wednesday, October 5 • 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Eighth-grade students only. This Heavy Metal Bus Tour is sponsored by the North Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Board with additional support from the Central Wisconsin Metal Manufacturer’s Alliance (CWIMMA) and three technical colleges, including Mid-State Technical College.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus: Friday, October 14 • 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. For grades 9-12. Also includes a tour of Mid-State’s Wisconsin Rapids Campus and information about how to earn a degree relevant to those careers. This Heavy Metal Bus Tour is sponsored by the Heart of Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce.

To register, contact Jackie at 715.422.5413 or


Come explore all Mid-State programs! Students visit the program(s) they are interested in, participate in interactive activities, and talk with expert staff.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Tuesday, January 26 - 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

To register, contact Jackie at 715.422.5413 or


Don’t miss this opportunity to participate in forestry activities while getting a closer look at how Mid-State’s Urban Forestry Technician program reaches out to communities. Visit with program students and faculty to experience tree planting, tree biology, and tree climbing. Also includes a tour of the Urban Forestry Lab and provides admissions and career program information.
Lunch will be provided.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Friday, May 5 - 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
To register, contact Kris at 715.422.5375 or


Join us for the Fall 2016 WEF sponsored by Wisconsin educational organizations. It’s a great opportunity for students to review their future education options.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Wednesday, October 5 - 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
To register, contact Jackie at 715.422.5413 or



Explore Mid-State programs through interactive sessions, get information about technical education, and participate in a career exploration activity. Schools are required to register a minimum of two weeks in advance of the Discovery Day they wish to attend.
Discovery Days begin at 9:00 a.m. and are approximately 3 hours in length.

Marshfield Campus
(Limited to the first 60 students registered)
Friday, December 2

Stevens Point Campus
(Limited to the first 90 students registered)
Friday, November 18

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
(Limited to the first 120 students registered)
Friday, November 11
Friday, April 21

To register, contact Jackie at 715.422.5413 or

Students participate in exploration workshops during this exciting, one-day camp. Mid-State’s College Camp creates opportunities for students entering grades 6-8. The cost of Camp is $35. This includes all exploration workshops, snacks, lunch, camp gift, and bus transportation.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Wednesday, June 14 - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
To register, contact Jackie at 715.422.5413 or

Working in teams of two, students will design, construct, and program a VEX robot to accomplish a particular objective. Along the way they are exposed to principles of design, engineering, electronics, and programming. Teams cooperate and compete with 11 others as they use creativity to refine the performance of their robots. For students entering grades 6-8 in Fall 2017.
Includes t-shirt, continental breakfast, snacks, and Thursday lunch.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
June 19 - 22 - 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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June 26 - 29 - 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Competition is from Noon - 2:00 p.m. on Thursday

To register, contact Carrie at 715.422.5400 or