Register Today For Virtual Family Week

This year's Family Weekend is moving online and will include a full week of activities! All events are designed for you to join from home, while your student can join from wherever they are living this school year. Highlighted events include a Virtual Olympics, Family Trivia (space limited), a UWM Planetarium Show, presentations throughout the week on topics of interest, and more. Plus you can also register for the annual Panther Prowl and join the Panther Families team for this year's virtual race. READ MORE

VIDEO: Faculty Tips For First-Year Students

UWM faculty offer up advice they have for new students, including building relationships, asking for help and writing your own stories.

December Commencement To Be Virtual Ceremony

TIn light of health and safety concerns, the Fall 2020 UWM commencement will be a virtual celebration on Sunday, Dec. 20. The university had hoped to hold an in-person ceremony, but there remains considerable caution and uncertainty surrounding large gatherings as COVID-19 remains a threat in the community. READ MORE

Thriving In The First Six Weeks Of School

The first six weeks of school might well turn out to be the most challenging for your student. This school year is especially unique, but these early weeks of a student's first six weeks in college almost always push a student more than they were ever pushed in high school. They’ll be adapting to the academic and social rigors of college while also learning to manage their own time and make good choices. READ MORE

Tips For Handling Homesickness

Homesickness is a natural reaction to going away to college and is a very normal part of the human experience. When we feel homesick, we’re feeling insecure or uncomfortable with where we are, physically and emotionally, and are longing for something that is known, predictable, consistent and stable. But there are plenty of great ways for students to overcome that homesickness, which is one of many emotions your students may be experiencing during this unique semester. READ MORE

Let's Talk Counseling Services: Talking Can Help

Whether it’s stress, sadness, relationship or academic problems, or coping with the impacts of COVID-19, sharing your concerns with another person can make a positive difference. “Let’s Talk” is a program that provides brief, informal, virtual consultations for UWM students with counselors from University Counseling Services. READ MORE

UWinteriM 2021 Schedule Of Classes Is Now Live

The UWinteriM 2021 schedule of classes is now live on PAWS and available online. For additional dates and deadlines associated with UWinteriM 2021, check out the Registrar’s Office calendar and the Registrar’s Add/Drop calendar. Additionally, the eCampus website for course book adoptions will be available soon. READ MORE

Download The Rave Guardian App

RAVE Mobile Technology is the emergency communications platform that UWM uses to send emergency alerts by email, text, social media and website connection. RAVE Guardian is a safety app, through RAVE Mobile Technology, that students, staff and faculty can use to enhance their safety while at UWM. 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 will be available closer to the date of the first clinic.

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. The deadline to complete voter registration online in Wisconsin is Oct. 14, though voters can also register at polling locations when voting.

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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