Explore Engineering Summer Program Parent Information

Thank you for allowing us to host your student at the Explore Engineering Summer Program!

As you help your student plan, here is some information that might be helpful to you.

If you have additional questions or if there is any way we can help, please get in touch!

Closing Program

Parents and guests of participants are invited to join us on the last day of the program to learn more about what your student accomplished during the week.

Session 1 Closing Program: Friday, June 23, 1:00-2:00 pm.
Session 2 Closing Program: Friday, June 30, 1:00-2:00 pm.

Location: Engineering Hall, Lower level


Maps and Directions

For driving directions to campus, please use the address 1200 Southwest Road, Platteville, WI in a GPS or GPA app.

Visit Explore Campus for more resources.


Campus parking lots are by permit only, and are patrolled during the summer months. In order to avoid being ticketed, please follow the parking guidelines listed here.
Visit the Parking Map page for lot locations.

  • For drop-off/check-in, use Lot 27 (only for unloading).
  • For overnight, commuter, and closing session, use Lot 24.
  • For pick-up/check-out, use Lot 27 (only for loading).

Please note that due to driveway construction, you will need to turn onto Longhorn Drive and drive on a pedestrian path in order to access the building entrance and Lot 27. Signs will be posted to direct you. To view a map of the construction and detour, please visit the Conference Services Housing page.

Rules and Behavioral Contract

In order to ensure a positive and safe experience for all participants and staff, attendees are required to abide by certain rules and regulations. Thank you for partnering with us to help your student understand these rules. Participants and their parent/guardian must sign a behavioral contract stating that they understand the rules and potential consequences of breaking them. Please visit the Participant Information page to view the complete rules.


Please be sure that the emergency contact information listed on the registration form is up to date. If you need to change or update emergency contact information, please contact the Continuing Education Office at 608.342.1314 or 888.281.9472.

If you need to get ahold of your student during the program in the case of an emergency, please use the following contact information:
Program Director
Jaclyn Esqueda
Daytime: 608.342.7158
After Hours: 912.656.2136 (text or call)
Email: esquedaj@uwplatt.edu

UW-Platteville Campus Police

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