MATC Open House scheduled for Nov. 3

Prospective students and parents are invited to Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Open House, Saturday, Nov. 3, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the Downtown Milwaukee Campus. Free parking is available in the parking structure at 8th and State Streets. Guests should begin by picking up a tour guide flyer in the Cooley Auditorium on the second floor of the Main Building, 1015 N. 6th St. The $30 application fee will be waived for individuals who apply for admission at the Open House. Attendees who plan to apply for admission are encouraged to bring a copy of their high school or college transcript.

Participants will learn about approximately 200 associate degree, technical diploma and certificate programs and meet with faculty in their labs and classrooms. Representatives from MATC’s four campuses – Downtown Milwaukee, Mequon, Oak Creek and West Allis – will share details about campus-specific programs and activities. Staff from financial aid, counseling, admissions, registration and student life will be on hand to answer questions. Representatives also will be available to discuss transfer options for students interested in continuing to four-year colleges and universities after earning MATC associate degrees.

Visit to RSVP. For more information, contact John Lopez at (414) 297- 6345,

Wisconsin’s largest technical college and the most diverse two-year institution in the Midwest, Milwaukee Area Technical College is a key driver of southeastern Wisconsin’s economy and has provided innovative education in the region since 1912. Approximately 50,000 students per year attend the college’s four campuses and community- based sites or learn online. MATC offers affordable and accessible education and training opportunities that empower and transform lives in the community. The college offers 200 academic programs; nearly 400 transfer options leading to bachelor’s degrees; and the Pre-College Education division that assists people to complete high school, prepare for college or enter the workforce. Overwhelmingly, MATC graduates build careers and businesses in southeastern Wisconsin.

The college is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission, the national standard for academics and student services.