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This two-year program, beginning with the summer prior to your freshman year, is for Biology, Chemistry, and Environmental Science students. Jump start your career by exploring different science career options, working in a science learning community with peer and faculty mentors, and engaging in science research and industry apprenticeships early in your major.





  • Students admitted and planning to first enroll for fall 2016 at UW-Whitewater.
  • Students declared as biology, chemistry, or environmental science majors at UW-Whitewater
  • Students prepared to enroll in and participate in the full two year Science Academy program
  • Attend Plan-It-Purple on Tuesday, June 21, 2016
    • Registration starts March 1, 2016
    • To register, follow The Next Steps #4 here
    • This Plan-It-Purple program marks the start date of the Summer Institute hosted by Science Academy.
  • Students must obtain a 23 or lower on the Math subset of their ACT score in order to meet the initial requirements for Science Academy. Once you have completed your Math Placement Test, your Learning Community placement may change.
    • It is strongly recommended that students take the Math Placement Test prior to attending Plan-It-Purple!!
    • Registration starts February, 1, 2016
    • To register, follow The Next Steps #5 here

Apply to Science Academy

You can find the application here.
Application deadline: Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Register for the June 21st Plan It Purple (registration begins March 1, 2016)

Summer Institute 2016 for incoming scholars will take place Tuesday, June 21st through Friday, July 1st.

For questions please contact:
Sonya Pavela, Science Academy Graduate Assistant
(920) 492-1993