VIDEO: Chancellor Mone's Welcome To UWM

Chancellor Mark Mone is excited to welcome UWM students back to campus and celebrate the start of a brand new school year.

Fall Welcome Activities Give Students The Chance To Get Involved

Numerous Fall Welcome activities are planned for UWM's campuses in Milwaukee, Waukesha and Washington County. In person activities will follow social distancing mandates and other campus safety policies. Some events will take place in the residence halls or large facilities like the Klotsche Center, while numerous others will take place outdoors. READ MORE

Criteria For Moving To All Online Instruction

UWM has devised a decision-making strategy that considers many factors when taking appropriate measures to protect the health and safety of our campus. For most criteria, there is no absolute threshold or level that dictates a pre-prescribed action. There is also a COVID-19 Dashboard which includes self-reports from students and positive tests done at Norris Health Center. The strategy allows UWM to track important data and their combined effects to manage a fluid situation. READ MORE

COVID-19 Training, Self-Reporting

UWM will be closely monitoring any potential coronavirus outbreaks on campus. To assist with that, any students who test positive for COVID-19 or have been diagnosed as infected based on their symptoms are expected to report that to the university. Students are also required to complete an online COVID-19 training module befor classes begin. READ MORE

Ask Keri: How Do I Pay Tuition And Fees

How to pay tuition and fees is a common question as the school year begins. UWM tuition and fees are most often paid through your student’s PAWS account. Your student can give you designate access to their PAWS account so you can view charges and assist them in paying if you choose. READ MORE

Hours For Enrollment Management Offices

The Division of Enrollment Management has announced its current remote and in-person opening hours for its various offices. This includes the Student Success Center, Career Planning and Resource Center and Office of Financial Aid. READ MORE

Restaurant Operations Updated Operating Hours

UWM's Restaurant Operations has updated its operating hours and open locations as the fall semester begins. In addition to food operations in the residence halls, a handful of service locations in the UWM Union will also be open. App and online ordering is also available for most locations. UWM's Restaurant Operations website is updated weekly with the latest open locations and hours.

Fall Semester Textbook Ordering

No matter where your students is attending classes this fall, ordering textbooks can be done online from home. Plus, free shipping is available. Milwaukee students should order from Books by eCampus. Free shipping is available for orders over $35 and the Books by eCampus store in the UWM Union is open weekdays from 10 a.m-4 p.m. Students at UWM-Waukesha should order from the bookstore on that campus, with online ordering and free shipping available. The bookstore at UWM-Washington County also has online ordering and free shipping. The stores on each campus are also open weekdays.

Chancellor Lays Out Path To Confront Unprecedented Challenges For UWM

Chancellor Mark Mone opened his plenary address last week with a slide from last year’s plenary, followed quickly by a view of the current, radically changed, situation facing the university as UWM heads into the 2020-2021 academic year. READ MORE

Regents Approve Bachelor’s Program For UWM’s School Of Freshwater Sciences

A pioneer in water-focused research and the largest institution of its kind on the Great Lakes, the School of Freshwater Sciences at UW-Milwaukee will offer its first undergraduate program beginning in Fall 2021. READ MORE

Join The Panther Families Team For The Virtual Panther Prowl

To ensure the health and safety of all participants, the 16th Annual Panther Prowl 5K Run/Walk, scheduled for October 11, will be held virtually. All 2020 Panther Prowl proceeds will support the Chancellor’s Student Success Fund. Panther Families can register to be a part of the Panther Families team for this year's Virtual Panther Prowl. READ MORE OR REGISTER TODAY

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Continuing Updates Available On UWM's Reopening Website

Updates and news items will continue to be posted on UWM's Reopening Website as events warrant. Be sure to regularly check the site for additional updates, including consistently updated FAQs. You can also ask your own question. Information on the reopening plans for the Waukesha and Washington County campuses is also available online.

Panthers Protect Panthers Website 

UWM has launched a new website to educate students on slowing the spread of COVID-19 and keeping the community safe.

COVID-19 Student Support Resources

The Dean of Students Office has assembled a website with links and information for resources available to students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rec Center, Arts And Crafts Centre Among UWM Student Union Facilities Opening This Fall

The UWM Student Union is open for the fall semester. While some individual operations and offices may remain closed or be operating with extremely limited hours, other spaces will be open with social distancing and other safety practices in place. Among the open spaces are the Rec Center and the Arts and Crafts Centre.

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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