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MEDIA ALERT: WCTC to host spring open house Feb. 22

PEWAUKEE, Wis. (Monday, Feb. 19, 2024) -- Waukesha County Technical College is excited to welcome guests to the main Pewaukee campus for its spring open house set for Thursday, Feb. 22, from 3 to 7 p.m.

The event is designed to share with potential students and their families details about the College and its 170-plus areas of study, including certificate, associate degree, technical diploma and apprenticeship programs.

WCTC staff will be on hand to share information about new programs, including the artificial intelligence degree program and certificates, as well as dual enrollment opportunities, and the  Associate of Arts (AA) and Associate of Science (AS) -- that began  last  year. The AA and AS programs, offered in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), allow students to seamlessly transfer to UWM to earn a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science degree.

FALL OPEN HOUSE275Open house guests can stop by at any time during the four-hour event to:

  • Tour state-of-the-art training labs and facilities, as well as departments within the College Center.
  • Participate in hands-on, interactive activities and view industry-specific projects.
  • Make connections with WCTC instructors and staff.
  • Talk with representatives from Admissions, Registration, Financial Aid, Advising and other areas.
  • Get an up-close and personal look at specific programs of study.

The event will also feature multiple breakout sessions where  guests will be able to learn about how to navigate the admissions and financial aid process, discover resources for student success, explore the many dual enrollment opportunities and more.

Open house participants will receive a $30 voucher to waive their WCTC application fee along with a coupon good for 20 percent off select items at the WCTC Bookstore. Additionally, the College will be awarding five $300 scholarships to randomly selected open house participants who fill out and turn in their application by Feb. 29, 2024. The recipients will be announced on Tuesday, March 7, 2024.

The event will be held at WCTC’s main campus, 800 Main Street, Pewaukee; the main check-in area will be in the Anthony J. Natalizio Center in Building S. The Waukesha campus, which houses WCTC's Dental programs, will also be open.

To register, visit, or for more information, call the outreach/recruitment office at 262.691.5129.