Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Personal Visits & Group Tours

Have a student that would like more information about MSTC? 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 MSTC programs and student activities.
To schedule a visit, contact 715.422.5301 or

2015 - 2016 Events

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



Careerview provides an excellent opportunity to learn about Mid-State through general program exploration, facility tours, instructor interaction, and current student testimonials by selecting four different program areas to explore. Students will learn the steps needed for college admissions. Careerview is geared toward high school sophomore, junior, and senior students.
Lunch is provided.

Stevens Point Campus
Friday, March 11 - 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Friday, October 16 - 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

To register students, contact Xiong at 715.422.5521 or


College Goal Wisconsin is a national event that provides free information and assistance to students who are filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. Completing the FAFSA is the first and most important step in qualifying for aid.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Wednesday, February 24 - 6:00 p.m.
For more information and what to bring, visit:


Explore high-pay and high-demand program careers! Mid-State’s Technical & Industrial Division will host Engineering Day in celebration of National Engineering Week. Student groups from district math, science, engineering, and Tech Ed areas are invited to attend three 60- to 90-minute, college-level learning activities offered by each of Mid-State’s three engineering programs. Programs include Civil Engineering Technology-Highway Technician, Electrical Power Engineering Technician, and Instrumentation & Controls Engineering Technology.
Snacks and lunch will be provided.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Wednesday, February 24 – 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
To register, contact Carrie at 715.422.5400 or


Come explore all Mid-State programs! Students visit the program(s) they are interested in and participate in hands-on learning activities.

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

To register students, contact Xiong at 715.422.5521 or


This camp provides an opportunity for high school students and educators to explore the multidisciplinary fi eld of nanotechnology. Nanotechnology scientists and high-tech equipment will support four days of guided and self-guided experimentation and research.
Registration and fee are required.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
July 11 - 14 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
For more information, contact Carrie at 715.422.5400 or


Don’t miss this great opportunity to have your students participate in forestry activities while getting a closer look at how MSTC’s Urban Forestry Technician program reaches out to communities. Visit Wisconsin Rapids Campus and work with program students and faculty, while participating in tree planting, tree biology, and tree climbing. The day will also include a tour of the Urban Forestry Lab as well as  admissions and career program information.
Lunch will be provided.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Friday, May 6 - 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
To register, contact Kris at 715.422.5375 or


Join us for the Fall 2015 WEF sponsored by Wisconsin educational organizations. It’s a great opportunity for students to review their future education options.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Friday, October 2 - 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
To register students, contact Laurie at 715.422.5430 or



During Discovery Days, students explore MSTC programs through interactive sessions, receive 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, November 20

Stevens Point Campus
(Limited to the first 90 students registered)
Friday, November 6

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
(Limited to the first 120 students registered)
Friday, November 13
Friday, April 15

To register, contact Laurie at 715.422.5430 or


Students participate in exploration workshops during this exciting, one-day camp. MSTC’s College Camp creates opportunities for students entering 6th, 7th, or 8th grade in Fall 2016 to explore careers and skills needed for tomorrow’s jobs. The cost of Camp 2016 is $35. This includes all exploration workshops, snacks, lunch, camp gift, and bus transportation.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Wednesday, June 8 - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
To register, contact Betsy 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 refi ne the performance of their robots. For students entering grades 6-8 in Fall 2016. Each camp is FREE and includes hat, t-shirt, continental breakfast, snacks, and lunch on Thursday.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
June 13 - 16 - 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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June 20 - 23 - 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


For students entering grades 7-9 in Fall 2016 that attended previous VEX Robotics Camps and want to learn more. This camp focuses on advanced programming and electro-mechanical systems. This camp is FREE and includes t-shirt, continental breakfast, snacks, and lunch.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
June 27 - 30 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
To register, contact Carrie at 715.422.5400 or




Reasons Businesses Should Hire an MSTC Graduate

Employer-based program advisory committees
88% of us work in-state following graduation
We are tech savvy
We have the soft skills you desire
We receive skills/insight from industry leaders
You get a high-quality and job-ready employee

Frequently Asked Admissions Questions


How do I know if I’ve been admitted to a program?

Once you have completed all admissions requirements, you will receive a letter indicating you have been accepted.

What are official transcripts?

Official transcripts are transcripts with the school's seal sent directly from the school you attended previously.

Do I need to take an entrance assessment to be admitted to MSTC & my program?

MSTC requires most new students to complete the Accuplacer prior to acceptance into a program.

How does MSTC tuition compare to tuition for a four-year public university?

On average, an MSTC education costs 45% less than two years at a public university.

Is there a fee to take the Accuplacer?

Yes. There is a $20 fee to take the Accuplacer.

If I’ve taken the Accuplacer or ACT in the past, can MSTC use those scores?

Yes. The scores can be used if the test has been taken within the past five years.

Is there an Application for Admission deadline?

MSTC continuously accepts applications for admission.

MSTC needs a copy of my transcripts. Can I send a copy of the one I have?

No. MSTC requires all transcripts to be official.

Do college graduates still need to provide high school transcripts?

Yes, but only if your program requires transcripts.

Do I need to be admitted to a program to take classes at MSTC?

No. Anyone can register for most General Studies classes.

When can I take the Accuplacer?

The Accuplacer is offered on a daily basis

I applied to MSTC in the past. Do I need to repay my application fee?

The $30 application fee is a one-time fee.

How do I apply to a program?

Click on How to Apply above to get started!

Will a GED or HSED be accepted in lieu of a high school diploma?

Yes. Contact the institution that awarded your GED/HSED and have them send your test scores directly to MSTC.