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

2014 - 2015 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 MSTC through general program exploration, facility tours, instructor interaction, and current student testimonials. Students will also learn the steps needed for college admissions. Careerview is geared toward high school sophomore, junior, and senior students. Students attending Careerview can select four different program areas to explore.
Lunch will be provided.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Friday, March 13 - 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 25 - 6:00 p.m.
For more information and what to bring, visit:


MSTC’s Technical & Industrial Division will host “E” Day in celebration of National Engineering Week. Student groups from district math, science, engineering, and Tech Ed areas are invited to attend three 90-minute college-level learning activities offered by each of the three engineering programs throughout the day. 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 25 – 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
To register, contact Gary at 715.422.5572 or

Marshfield Campus - Health Programs Showcase

Friday, November 14 - 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Come explore the Marshfield Campus. MSTC will showcase health programs with information and fun, interactive activities. If you are interested in a health-related career or want more information, this is your opportunity to learn about what MSTC can offer you.

Stevens Point Campus
Friday, November 7 - 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Come explore the new Stevens Point campus. Are you interested in learning what programs are available on the Stevens Point campus? MSTC will showcase programs with fun, interactive activities.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Tuesday, October 21 - 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Come explore all MSTC programs! Students visit the program(s) they are interested in and participate in hands-on learning activities.

To register students, contact Xiong at 715.422.5521 or


Students won’t want to miss this exciting and fun opportunity to explore all Technical & Industrial programs and certificates offered in Apprenticeships, Automotive Technician, Civil Engineering Technology-Highway Technician, Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technician, Electrical Power Engineering Technician, Industrial Mechanical Technician, Instrumentation & Controls Engineering Technology, Machine Tool Technician, Process & Biorefinery Technology, Renewable Energy Specialist, Solar Electric Technician, Sustainable Heating and Cooling Technician, Urban Forestry Technician, and Welding programs. Industry partners will be on hand to answer questions and discuss job prospects for graduates. 
Win door prizes! Pizza and refreshments will be provided.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Thursday, March 5 - 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
To register, contact Kris at 715.422.5375 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. Students will 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 and admissions and career program information.
Lunch will be provided.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Friday, May 1 - 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
To register, contact Kris at 715.422.5375 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 7

Stevens Point Campus
(Limited to the first 90 students registered)
Friday, November 21

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
(Limited to the first 120 students registered)
Friday, November 14
Friday, April 17

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 2015 to explore careers and skills needed for tomorrow’s jobs. The cost of Camp 2015 is $35. This includes all exploration workshops, snacks, lunch, camp gift, and bus transportation.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Thursday, June 11 - 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
To register, contact Betsy at 715.422.5413 or


Students will work in teams of two and design, construct, and program a VEX robot to accomplish a particular objective. Along the way they will be exposed to principles of design, engineering, electronics, and programming. Teams will cooperate and compete with 11 others as they use creativity to refine the performance of the robots. Each camp is FREE and includes hat, t-shirt, continental breakfast, snacks, and lunch on Thursday.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
June 15 - 18 - 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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June 23 - 26 - 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
To register, contact Kris at 715.422.5375 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.

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.

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.

When can I take the Accuplacer?

The Accuplacer is offered on a daily basis

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.

Is there a fee to take the Accuplacer?

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

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

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

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

No. Anyone can register for most General Studies classes.

How do I apply to a program?

Click on How to Apply above to get started!

What are official transcripts?

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

Do college graduates still need to provide high school transcripts?

Yes, but only if your program requires transcripts.

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.

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.