University Housing COVID-19 Protocol Reminders

University Housing continues to provide regular updates to students on operations, testing and other COVID-19 protocols. Processes continue to adapt and change based on updated public health practices in working to keep both students and staff safe. Plus, COVID-19 testing times are now available for students living off-campus. READ MORE

No Post-Thanksgiving Schedule Change Planned

Some have asked if there are plans to move face-to-face classes online after Thanksgiving. At the present time, the plan is to continue instruction in the current mode through the end of the fall semester. READ MORE

Managing Roommate Conflict

Now that it's more than six weeks into the school year, it's a good time to offer tips on how to guide your student through one of the traditional collegiate challenges: roommate conflict. This year may also be posing unique roommate challenges for you and your student as everyone navigates through the impacts of COVID-19. READ MORE

VIDEO: Tour Of Isolation/Quarantine Rooms

UW-Milwaukee Assistant Director of University Housing Beth Lobner takes us on a tour though the COVID-19 isolation and quarantine rooms in RiverView Residence Hall and Kenilworth Square Apartments. She also shows what a meal ordered from UWM Dining could look like and provides info on what to have in your “go bag” in case you need to move quickly into isolation or quarantine for 14 days.

Study Abroad Canceled Through Spring 2021

Given ongoing public health advisories and international travel restrictions, UWM has canceled student participation in study abroad programs programs through the Spring 2021 semester, including faculty-led and exchange programs. READ MORE

Add Important UWM Dates To Your Calendar

Families can easily add important UWM dates to their outlook calendars and make sure they don’t miss any academic, application or billing deadlines. READ MORE

National Survey: College Parents Speak Out

The Panther Family Association is happy to be part of a national research study to understand the needs and experiences of families during the COVID-19 pandemic. This survey will help us and other programs like ours understand your experience and consider how we can better serve parents and families as they support their college students. READ MORE

2020 Panther Prowl Sets Fundraising Record For UWM Alumni Association

This year’s Panther Prowl 5K Run/Walk raised nearly $67,000 for student aid and set a new fundraising record for the UWM Alumni Association. Unable to hold an in-person race due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Alumni Association organized a virtual 5K that participants could walk or run on their own. READ MORE

Become An Orientation Leader

UWM's Orientation Leaders welcome and acclimate new students to the campus during New Student Orientations, Transfer & Adult Student Orientations, Panther Academic Welcome, and other programs. They play a vital role in helping facilitate the transition of new students by providing students and their families information about University programs and services. This is a great opportunity for your student to get involved in a leadership position! READ MORE

Show Your Panther Pride With

Whether you're looking for a gift for your UWM student or trying to find an item to help show your Panther Pride, is your one-stop shop for all things Panther and UWM. From shirts and hats to sweatshirts and drinkware, has something for everyone. Plus, royalties from the sales of UWM merchandise are directed to student scholarships. SHOP NOW

Continuing Updates Available On UWM's Fall 2020 Website

Updates and news items will continue to be posted on UWM's Fall 2020 Website. You can find the latest updates collected on this page and the latest FAQs are available here. There is also a COVID-19 Dashboard available and you can also ask your own question. Information for the Waukesha and Washington County campuses is also available online.

Flu Clinic Dates Set For Fall 2020 

A number of dates for 2020 Fall Seasonal Flu Clinics on the Milwaukee campus are now set. Due to COVID-19, the flu clinics will be by appointment only. An online link for making appointments is available.

Panthers Vote 2020 

UWM has a website with all of the information students need to vote this fall, either in their hometown or in Milwaukee. Early voting begins in the UWM Student Union on Oct. 20.

Panthers Protect Panthers Website 

UWM has a website to educate students on slowing the spread of COVID-19 and keeping the community safe.

UWM Food Pantry Open, Accepting Donations

The UWM Food Center and Pantry is open this fall and accepting online donations. It is currently operating Thursdays out of the 8th Note Coffeehouse in the UWM Union, with hopes of adding additional open hours during the semester. Contributions can also be made to the food pantry through their Amazon wishlist as well as through the UWM Foundation.

Off-Campus COVID-19 Testing Sites

Impact 2-1-1 provides the latest list and hours for COVID-19 testing sites across Milwaukee County. Additionally, there is a listing of testing sites across the state, including in Waukesha and Washington County.

Panther Pride Website

Show your Panther Pride by downloading yard signs, Facebook frames, video backgrounds and more. This website is a great resource for FREE graphics and more content is being added regularly.

Chancellor's Student Success Fund

The Chancellor’s Student Success Fund will provide a wide range of emergency financial assistance, including scholarships, to keep students on the path to success. Please consider a donation.
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