PreCollege Programs

A Commitment to Student Success

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater's PreCollege Programs provide youth the support, enrichment, and inspiration that helps them strive for and achieve post-secondary access.

Learn more about UWW's Upward Bound program that serves high school students from the Racine and Milwaukee communities and UWW's award winning summer camps for 6th - 12th grade students.

Summer 2024 is fast approaching and families often have questions.  Before emailing PreCollege, please check these Frequently Asked Questions.

News & Events

We are accepting applications

for summer camps.  Click HERE

to complete your application.

Click here if you want more information.

Our camps are residential, in person and held

at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. 

We hope to see you there!


Phone: 262-472-1126


Upward Bound Program

Serves college-bound students in

grades 9-12 at targeted schools. 

Participants for Upward Bound must:

  • Attend Racine Park, Racine Horlick, Racine Case, Milwaukee Hamilton, or Milwaukee South Division High Schools
  • Be a US Citizen or Resident
  • Personally qualify for Free and Reduced Lunch and/or  be a potential first-generation college student (parents have not earned a college degree)
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GenCyber Program

The GenCyber program provides cybersecurity experiences for students as they increase their awareness of postsecondary and career opportunities.  Enrollment in the program provides both virtual and in-person activities. 

Join the UWW GenCyber Program

More information can be found at the national GenCyber program.

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Summer Academic Camps

A residential, in-person experience.  These camps provide academic, career, cultural and recreational activities for first generation and underrepresented students in grades 6-12. 

We are proud to announce that we will be hosting 4 amazing academic camps for summer 2024.