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MATC Promise for New High School Graduates

The MPS College and Career Centers are here to help students with the MATC Promise program application process. To get started, apply, and learn more, please visit MATC Promise. Students must complete both the MATC application and the MATC Promise application. If you are interested and need help, please visit your nearest MPS CACC!

What is the MATC Promise for New High School Graduates?

The MATC Promise was the first program of its kind in Wisconsin, providing free tuition for eligible students. The MATC Promise is helping to make college an option for students who never thought it was possible. This public/private “last dollar” partnership covers tuition and fees for program courses, after other grants and scholarships are applied, for up to 75 credits. Students may be responsible for other fees and for the cost of books.*

*Source: MATC Promise


MATC Promise for Adults


Are you 24 years old or older and live in the MATC district? Do you have an annual family income of $56,000 or less? Have you earned at least six college credits but have not earned an associate or bachelor’s degree? Then you qualify for the MATC Promise for Adults. Apply today!

Summer Hours

We look forward to serving you this summer. Three of our locations will be open to all students during Summer Academy. Please see the locations, days, and hours below.

Open during Summer Academy (June 4 to July 27):

CACC Milwaukee High School of the Arts: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
CACC Obama: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
CACC South Division: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Special Hours

Please see below for special hours during the summer of 2018.

Week of July 16, 2018:

All centers closed Friday for Professional Development.

To see school-year hours of operation for each center and more, please visit our Locations and Hours page.

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