Wellness Resources For Your Student

The last two years have offered unique challenges for all students and families. And these are on top of the regular challenges of everyday life, especially for college students adjusting to living on campus and more rigorous academic demands. UWM's Dean of Students Office offers a wide variety of resources for students. READ MORE

Guiding Your Student’s Progress Toward Graduation

How do I know if my student will graduate in four years? It's a common question families ask. Most students can graduate in four years if they successfully complete 15 credits each semester. Students should attempt to complete their general education requirements early while they are still exploring possible majors and careers. READ MORE

Should I Co-Sign My Student's Lease?

This is the time of year where many students start looking for off-campus housing for the next school year. Two to three months prior to moving in often provides the best rate, so for students looking for a new home as of June 1, the time to pick your spot is growing closer. Many parents and family members are asked to co-sign a lease, but what does that mean? READ MORE

First Coffee Talk Of 2022 Highlights Career Planning And Resource Center

The first Panther Families Coffee Talk of 2022 is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 22 at 4:30 p.m. The event will highlight UWM's Career Planning and Resource Center and give families insight into the resources available for students in finding internships and jobs, selecting a major, careers, and more. The event will be virtual. You can access the ZOOM LINK or an ARCHIVE of past Coffee Talks.

Ground Broken For New Chemistry Building

UWM broke some very frozen ground in late January, taking the first concrete step toward a new chemistry building. Inside the adjacent Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Complex, dignitaries lifted a smoking lemonade toast to the start of a project that’s been 10 years in the making. READ MORE

New Police Chief Wants To Engage With UWM Community

Over his 26 years in law enforcement, David Salazar Jr. has seen the focus of police work change to community policing. That’s an approach he wants to continue at UWM. Salazar became UWM's new police chief in December. READ MORE

Partnership Debuts New Panther Pilsner

The Milwaukee Brewing Company, in conjunction with Milwaukee Athletics and its university partners, has introduced a Pilsner to celebrate two area institutions The MKE Panther Pilsner is a true Pilsner made with Saaz Hops and Briess Barley Malt that produces a smooth and easy-drinking, refreshing lager. READ MORE

Great Discounts For Winter Weekends In Milwaukee

Celebrate winter by planning a visit to Milwaukee. Along with seeing your student, you can take advantage of ticket discounts, hotel specials and plenty of activities that keep Milwaukee vibrant even during the coldest months of the year. Discounts are now available for upcoming Panther basketball and Milwaukee Admirals games, as well as for select downtown hotels. READ MORE

Get Your Panther Gear At ShopUWM.com!

Shop for great items on ShopUWM.com! From t-shirts and sweatshirts to drinkware and hats, there's something for everyone. Items make great surprise gifts for students and are a great way for you to show your own Panther Pride! 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 with free, fast shipping via Amazon Prime. CHECK OUT THE UWM STOREFRONT

Student Association Election Nominations

The UWM Student Association is another way your student can get involved and make a difference at UWM. The Student Association is the student government and shared governance body representing the students of UWM. Election nominations are being accepted through Feb. 21, and there are other ways to get involved too. READ MORE 

Spring 2022: Your Technology Newsletter

UWM IT offers a number of resources and tools to help your student succeed academically. This includes free downloads, discounted purchase programs and technical support. 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.

Summer School Schedule Now Available

The Summer 2022 class schedule is now live. Summer school is a great way to get ahead in progress for a degree, catch up on a class or return to school. For additional dates and deadlines associated with Summer 2022, please see the Registrar’s Office calendar, and the Registrar’s Add/Drop calendar.

Study Abroad Applications Now Open For 2022-23

Applications are now being accepted for UWM's Study Abroad programs for Summer 2022, Fall 2020 and the 2022-23 academic year. With some exceptions, most application deadlines are March 1. UWM's Center for International Education coordinates UWM's study abroad opportunities.

Get Books Online From eCampus

Spring textbooks are still available from eCampus. Orders over $35 are also eligible for free shipping. eCampus is fulfilling orders for all three UWM campuses.

Off-Campus Housing Fair Set For March 15

The annual Housing Fair is a showcase of properties available in the area. Landlords and management companies are invited to campus to promote their available rentals to prospective off-campus residents, and student can explore and begin a search for an off-campus home.

Fall Dean's List Honorees

The list of UWM's Dean's List honorees from this fall is now available online. There are currently over 4,300 entries on the searchable list.

UWM Libraries Open Physically, Virtually

The UWM Libraries are committed to being open both physically and virtually for spring semester.
The Golda Meir Library will be scheduling several fun pop-up events inside and outside the library during the spring. Hours can be found on the library website.
Dates To Remember
Feb. 9 - Winter Involvement Fair
Feb. 11 - Engineering & Computer Science Industry Expo
Feb. 11 - Men's Basketball vs. Wright State
Feb. 18 - Men's Basketball vs. Cleveland State
Feb. 19 - Women's Basketball vs. UIC

Feb. 22 - Lubar School of Business Career Fair
Feb. 22 - Panther Families Coffee Talk
Feb. 23 - Diversity Career Fair
March 15 - Housing Fair
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