EMS Expo

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April 4, 2019 | 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The Engineering, Mathematics and Science (EMS) Expo at UW-Platteville is an open-house style event where current college students and faculty share their projects and open their lab spaces and classrooms to the public for demonstrations, exhibits, workshops, and contests.

The EMS Expo is open to students in fifth through twelfth grade. Participants will experience engineering, mathematics, and science up close through more than 50 hands-on activities, all designed to provide a glimpse into the exciting world of STEM!

If you have a disability and would like to request accommodations, please contact us at expo@uwplatt.edu or 608.342.7137.


Registration is free and open to the public. If you plan to attend, please complete the Participant Registration. Each participant under the age of 18 must bring a signed consent form.


To get an idea about what types of exhibits you can expect to see at the Expo, check out the 2017 Exhibits.

Call for UW-Platteville Students to get Involved

The EMS Expo would not be possible without the involvement of current UW-Platteville students. There are several ways you can get involved, either individually, with friends, or with your student organization:

  • Submit a project or exhibit to be eligible to win $250 in cash prizes. Apply by March 16, 2018.
  • Enter the Science as Art contest. Deadline to submit artwork is March 23, 2018. Deadline extended to April 6!
  • Volunteer as a room host, hallway monitor, or crossing guard. Sign up by March 16, 2018. Deadline extended to April 6!
  • Fundraise for your student organization by selling food at the event. All fundraising spots are now full.

Please note that all of these opportunities require pre-registration and approval.