UWM To Lift Mask Requirement March 19

UWM will no longer require students, employees and visitors to wear masks indoors on campus, starting March 19. This change is in response to a directive from UW System that reflects declining infection rates on UW campuses, and a high vaccination rate among faculty, staff and students. Consistent with System guidance, other UW campuses are also lifting their mask requirements this month. READ MORE

Cambridge Commons Updates

UWM continues to provide updates following a carbon monoxide incident at Cambridge Commons on Feb. 28. All of the latest information, including messages to students, faculty, staff and families, is being posted on a website. The investigation into the incident continues.

UWM Police Offers Personal Safety Tips

The mission of the UWM Police Department is to provide a safe and secure environment in which to learn, live and work. UWMPD operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and is staffed by 34 sworn law enforcement officers and 11 civilian staff members who are dedicated to serving the needs of the university community. There are a number of tips your students can follow while on-campus, in Milwaukee and even back in their hometown. READ MORE

How To Mindfully Manage Midterm Stress

College life is stressful, with midterms and other exams sending stress levels even higher. By taking a few minutes to create your stress management plan, you can set yourself up to perform at your academic best. READ MORE

10 Things Your Student Should Do Before The Semester Ends

It's a great time to explore the campus and the city while also focusing on a strong finish to the school year. With only about eight weeks left in the semester, here is a list of things your student should check-off before summer break. READ MORE

Whether In College Or About To Start, FAFSA And Financial Planning Are Key

A key date is approaching for students looking for help to pay for college tuition this fall. And for UWM seniors scheduled to graduate in May, it’s time to start thinking about financial planning after earning their diploma. READ MORE

Special In-Person Graduation Recognition Ceremony Scheduled For April 10

UWM is holding a special in-person recognition ceremony in April for any students who graduated virtually in May 2020, December 2020 or May 2021. Graduates will have a chance to hear their names read and walk across the stage at noon on Sunday, April 10, at the UWM Panther Arena. Doors open at 10:30 a.m. READ MORE

UWM Planetarium Hosts Stars In The Tropics

Escape the winter with a simulated trip to the tropics at the UWM Planetarium this weekend. In this live, interactive show, you'll travel to different cities near the equator to view vibrant landscapes, cosmic night skies, and ancient astronomical monuments. The program will include an indoor stargazing session of the night sky followed by the opportunity to ask questions. Shows are scheduled for March 11 and 13. REGISTER NOW

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

Neighborhood Housing Office Rental Guide

UWM's Neighborhood Housing Office has a step-by-step guide to assist students in finding a place to live off-campus. Plus, the spring Housing Fair is scheduled for March 15.

Cybersecurity Best Practices

It has never been more important to ensure your personal information stays safe and secure online. Educating yourself on the topic of cybersecurity helps keep scammers at bay and can greatly decrease the likelihood of your personal information becoming compromised. Look through the following information to learn how to secure your personal data. READ MORE

Award Affirms UWM’s Commitment To Veterans

UWM is one of the 10 best colleges and universities in the country when it comes to educating and fostering welcoming environments for students currently or formerly in the military. Military Friendly designated UWM a Top 10 school for 2022-23 in the "large, public" institution category in their latest rankings. It's the university's best-ever status in the annual rankings. 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.

Suicide Prevention Training Available

Help strengthen the network of UWM faculty, staff and students prepared to reach out and support students in crisis. Join UWM’s 2022 Campus Connect Gatekeeper Training to learn about crisis response and suicide prevention. Booster sessions are available for those who have already completed the initial training.

TechStore Sale On Macs Runs Through March 26

Take advantage of the UWM TechStore’s Spring Mac Sale with $25 off all MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models. Get an additional $25 off with an add-on purchase of a pair of AirPods Pro. This promotion is available in-store or online through the UWM TechStore, and is available only to UWM students, faculty and staff. Sale runs through March 26.

Off-Campus Housing Fair Set For March 15

The UWM Student Union, along with HGA Architects & Engineers, invite your student to participate in the UWM Student Union building survey. The purpose of this survey is to understand the current level of satisfaction with the design and functionality of the overall Union building. The data from this survey will be used to study the success of the design strategies used in the Union Renovation plan.

Spring '22 Greetings From The Writing Center

The UWM Writing Center is ready to support UWM students, faculty and staff in person and synchronously online this spring. Whether a writer is working on a short-term assignment, a long-term project, or a ‘personal’ document such as a resume, job application, or personal essay, the center is available to help.

Help Your Waukesha, Washington County Students Stay Informed

Students on both the UWM-Waukesha and UWM-Washington County campuses are receiving weekly news and event updates via email. Remind your student to look for these messages each Sunday night or Monday morning. You can view the latest Waukesha message here and the latest Washington County message here.
Dates To Remember
March 11,13 - Planetarium Stars In The Tropics
March 11 - Admitted Student Day
March 12 - Admitted Student Day
March 13 - UWM Concert Chorale Winter Concert
March 15 - Housing Fair
March 17 - Zilber School of Public Health Graduate Program Info Session
March 18 - Transfer Visit Day
March 20-27 - Spring Recess
April 1 - Admitted Student Day
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