Wisconsin Rapids Campus

Welcome to the Wisconsin Rapids Campus!

Mid-State’s Wisconsin Rapids Campus plays an important role in the community. We provide comprehensive hands-on education and job training. We are also a trusted partner and resource for local businesses.

The Wisconsin Rapids Campus houses the largest variety of Mid-State’s programs and general education classes. Automotive Technician, Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technician, Arborist Technician, HVAC Installer, and Renewable Energy Technician are unique trades programs in Wisconsin Rapids. A student is able to complete other unique Wisconsin Rapids Campus programs like Cosmetology, Barber Technologist, Culinary Arts, Criminal Justice-Studies, Criminal Justice-Corrections & Community Advocacy, EMT-Paramedic, Paramedic Technician, and Fire Protection Technician.

The campus also features the University Transfer Liberal Arts programs, public safety and emergency services classes, and business classes. Check out the complete list of degree programs offered at the Wisconsin Rapids Campus.

Our LiNK is open to the public. Anyone can access GED/HSED, career awareness, computer basics, and other adult education classes. The campus also features a gymnasium, an auditorium, The Salon at Mid-State, a cafeteria, a greenhouse, an EVOC (emergency vehicle operator course) track, an outdoor fire training space and burn tower, and numerous specialty labs. Other amenities include a spacious commons and lounge area.

Mid-State’s Healthcare Simulation Center is close by at Aspirus Riverview Hospital. The center is able to recreate complex health scenarios using specialized spaces equipped with simulation technology, creating highly trained and confident health care professionals.

Want to finish your bachelor’s degree without leaving the Wisconsin Rapids Campus? Check out Lakeland University, housed right here on the Wisconsin Rapids Campus.

Classrooms and meeting spaces on the Wisconsin Rapids Campus are often rented for meetings and conferences by businesses and organizations in central Wisconsin and beyond.

Learn more in the Campus Services below.

If you have any questions about the Wisconsin Rapids Campus or surrounding community, please reach out to me directly.

Dr. Chris Severson, Wisconsin Rapids Campus Dean


Campus Services

Mid-State’s Wisconsin Rapids Campus offers a unique mix of services and opportunities tailored to the communities it serves. Below are some of the options at this campus.

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Learning Opportunities

Continuing Education
Mid-State’s continuing education offers something for everyone! Browse the affordable and free courses we offer to enrich your life or grow as a professional.

Degree Programs
A wide variety of degree programs can be completed fully on the Wisconsin Rapids Campus, including technical diplomas and associate in applied science degrees.

Workforce Training
Talent development courses and customized employee training programs help central Wisconsin businesses recruit, develop, and retain a highly skilled workforce.


Meet with an academic advisor to make a plan for success as you work toward your educational and career goals. 

Career Services
Personalized career planning services connect education and the world of work for Mid-State students and alumni. 

Our student success counselors support students in a variety of ways outside of academic advising. 

Disability Services
Accommodations ensure equal access to education for students with learning, sensory, emotional, or physical disabilities.  

Dislocated Workers
Help and resources for workers and employers in the event of staff reductions, business closings, and mass layoffs.

Financial Aid
Support and resources for students to access government-funded grants, student loans, and work-study employment to help pay for college.

Relax, learn, and connect in the LiNK! This is your hub for adult education, career awareness classes, the GED/HSED program, English language learning (ELL) instruction, and much more.


Facility Rentals
State-of-the-art spaces for rent, including training rooms, conference rooms, and computer labs. All have updated technology to support delivery methods, various room configurations, and wireless internet.

Electric Vehicle Charging
Mid-State’s electric vehicle charging stations are free and available to the public. Check out the charging station located in the northwest side of the parking lot of our Wisconsin Rapids Campus.


Located at the main entrance, the Student Services & Information Center (SSIC) connects students to the resources they need for a smooth transition from application to graduation. It is also the “Information desk” for everything Mid-State: class registration, advising and counseling appointments, bookstore, and more.

Monday – Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Friday – Sunday


Monday – Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Friday – Sunday


Monday – Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Friday – Sunday

Visit our web page for The Salon at Mid-State for current salon hours and services.