Thanks For Being A Part Of Family Weekend And The Panther Prowl In 2021!

The UWM campus came alive this past weekend with the return of the Panther Prowl and Family Weekend. The day began with runners and walkers of all ages raising money for student scholarships. Then, families of current students enjoyed a variety of activities throughout the day, including shows at the UWM Planetarium and a performance by ComedySportz.
UWM Celebrates Fall Welcome 2021

UWM Celebrates Fall Welcome 2021

Students were welcomed back to campus and kicked off a new school year with dozens of Fall Welcome events. Students participated in boat tours, tie-dye decorating, games, beach days, live music, mindfulness walks, campfires and much more. Check out the video recap above.

Managing Roommate Conflicts

Now that we are more than a month in to the school year, it's a good time to offer some tips on how to guide your student through one of the traditional collegiate challenges: roommate conflict. Keep in mind that University Housing’s Resident Assistants and Residence Life Coordinators are always available to help support your student. READ MORE

Making Of The UWM Class Photo

The annual UWM Class Photo for incoming students required some unique planning and organization this year. Check out just how it got done.

Get Your Panther Gear At!

Celebrate the start of fall with great items from! From t-shirts and sweatshirts to drinkware and hats, there's something for everyone. Plus, there are great specials and discounts available on select products. PLACE YOUR ORDER NOW

Panther Gear Also Available On Amazon

UWM has partnered with Amazon to make Panther Gear more widely available across the country. Many products are available for free, fast shipping via Amazon Prime. CHECK OUT THE UWM STOREFRONT

Video: Fall Coffee Talk - Supporting Your Student

Did you miss last week's Panther Families Coffee Talk with tips and insights on how to support your student? The full recording is now available to watch on demand.

Graduate School Virtual Open House 2021

Are you or your student considering an advanced degree and trying to find the right graduate school fit? The annual Graduate School Open House will provide an opportunity to meet virtually with UWM faculty and staff from over 135 graduate master’s, doctoral and graduate certificate programs. READ MORE

UWM Eliminates Dozens Of Enrollment Holds As Part Of Moon Shot Work

UWM has eliminated more than three dozen administrative or financial holds that can prevent students from enrolling in classes and hinder their path to graduation. The work is the result of a comprehensive review of holds that started in April as part of the university’s participation in the Moon Shot for Equity initiative, which is dedicated to ensuring that students of various racial and ethnic backgrounds graduate at the same rate by 2030. READ MORE

More Great Fall Events At The UWM Planetarium

Fridays throughout October, experience stars, stories, and cultural perspectives throughout Latin America with Culturas Celestiales. Also on October 16, it’s International Observe the Moon Night. Gaze at the crescent Moon through our telescopes in the Physics building courtyard and enjoy the planetarium show Lunar Light. READ MORE

Now Hiring Orientation Leaders For Summer 2022

Is your student looking for a paid leadership opportunity this summer? Would they like to be a part of a positive community here at UWM? If your student is an enthusiastic, school spirited, and motivated individual, they are highly encouraged to apply to join the team as an Orientation Leader. READ MORE

Check Out The Panther Families Facebook Group

Are you looking to take your interaction with fellow families and the Panther Families program to another level? Then check out the Panther Families Facebook Group, where you can easily interact with other families and share questions, tips and tricks.

Join The External Relations Team

The Neighborhood Housing Office is looking to hire four new student staff members to assist other students living off-campus or exploring a move off-campus. Student employees will also have the opportunity to work at events around the campus and in Milwaukee.

Norris Health Center Fall Flu Clinics

All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to get their flu shot and help contribute to the good health of the campus community. Flu shots are available on campus on both Oct. 20 (Sandburg Flicks) and Oct. 27 (Union Fireside Lounge). Preregistration is requested on the following dates.

Single-Game Tickets Now On Sale For Milwaukee Basketball

Single-game tickets for the 2021-22 Milwaukee basketball season are now on sale. Prices start at $11 for men's games and are $7 per game for women's contests.

WinterIM 2022 Schedule Now Open

The UWinteriM 2022 schedule is now available at, and in the PAWS class search.  For additional dates and deadlines associated with UWinteriM 2022, please see the Registrar’s Office calendar, and the Registrar’s Add/Drop calendar

Safety Report

The 2021 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is now available. The electronic version is posted on UWM's Health and Safety page. Hard copies of the report are also available from the Dean of Students Office.

Exploring Majors Fair Set For Oct. 18

Is your student unsure of their major or thinking of adding a major, minor, or certificate? The Oct. 18 Exploring Majors Fair will give your student the opportunity to speak with faculty and staff from majors, minors and certificate programs.

Campus Connect Suicide Prevention Trainings

The Campus Connect Suicide Prevention Training is an interactive, experientially-based workshop designed to improve participants’ suicide intervention skills and develop a network of individuals at UWM who are prepared to assist in identifying and supporting students in crisis. Training sessions are scheduled for later this month and in November.
Dates To Remember
Oct. 18 - Exploring Majors Fair 
Oct. 28 - Graduate School Open House
Nov. 11 - UWM Women's Basketball vs. North Dakota State
Nov. 13 - UWM Men's Basketball vs. Eastern Kentucky
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