Time To Plan For A Safe Thanksgiving Break

UWM is reminding students how they can start planning now for a safe Thanksgiving break and a safe return to campus after the holiday. Students are encouraged to self-isolate and get tested prior to leaving campus, and to get tested again when returning. Plus University Housing will remain open for students who do not wish to return home. READ MORE

Credit/No Credit Policy For Fall 2020

As we enter the final two months of the Fall 2020 semester, UWM wants to remind students that the university’s regular credit/no credit policy is back in effect and there are no plans to offer an emergency credit/no credit option at the end of the Fall 2020 semester. READ MORE

Enrollment Appointments Now Available For Spring 2021

An enrollment appointment is the first day and time that your student is able to enroll in classes for the next term. All active students, except new freshmen, are assigned an enrollment appointment. An enrollment appointment date and time appears in your student’s PAWS account. Students should look in their PAWS Student Center under Enrollment Dates. READ MORE

Counseling Available For UWM Students

Is your student struggling with interpersonal relationships or mental health? UWM’s Norris Health Center and the UWM Psychology Clinic are welcoming students to seek services for a variety of matters. For general counseling, UWM students are eligible to receive approximately 10 free sessions with the Norris Counseling Center. READ MORE

Campus Life During Pandemic: Library Gets A Little More Quiet

Campus looks pretty much the same. But a lot has changed at UWM amid the coronavirus pandemic. As part of the effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, the university requires students, faculty and staff to wear masks while indoors. Tables and workstations are spaced out in all buildings. On nearly every floor, Panther paw prints mark proper social distancing guidelines, each sticker at least six feet apart from the others. The library is no different. READ MORE

Video: A Day In The Life Of A UWM Nursing Student Learning Online

UWM College of Nursing student Brikny Ayala shares how she’s taking classes at UW-Milwaukee during these unprecedented times. Ayala describes her motivations for becoming a nurse, how classes are being taught and how she’s staying on track to meet her goals.

UWM Expands COVID-19 Testing To All Employees, Community

UWM has joined other UW System campuses in serving as a location for a federal “surge testing” effort aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19 in areas where there have been recent spikes. The six-week program done in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services uses Abbott BinaxNOW antigen tests that provide results in about 15 minutes. READ MORE

Spectator Plan For Panther Home Basketball Games Announced

With the health and safety of student-athletes, staff and supporters top of mind, the Milwaukee Athletic Department has announced it will not host spectators for any home men's or women's basketball games in the months of November and December due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE

Show Your Panther Pride With ShopUWM.com

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

Celebrate Your Panther Pride During Homecoming Week

UWM invites you to display your Panther Pride as it celebrates with UWM Stay at HOMEcoming 2020 this week! The remaining days of the week are full of events – with the majority of them virtual – for students, faculty/staff, alumni and families. READ MORE

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.

Student Internships In The Virtual Space 

The Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, Global & International Studies, and the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at UW-Milwaukee all want to support students in understanding the great opportunities that exist for remote work experiences and tips for success.The departments are sponsoring a pair of webinars where students will learn about advantages of virtual internships and ask key questions as they review their opportunities for internship placements.

Panthers Protect Panthers Website 

UWM has a website to educate students on slowing the spread of COVID-19 and keeping the community safe. There is also a COVID-19 Self-Care and Monitoring Guide available for students.

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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