Ask Keri: Answers To Recent Common Questions

The beginning of a new school year often leaves parents and families with many questions, and the unique circumstances of the fall 2020 semester is creating more questions than ever. External Relations Director Keri Duce answers some of the questions most commonly being asked over the first week-plus of school. READ MORE

Academic Success Coffee Talk Set For Next Week

Join the Panther Family Association for another Coffee Talk, scheduled for Wed., Sept. 16, from 4-5 p.m. With the semester underway, this coffee talk will focus on your student's academic success and will features guests who can inform you about the resources, tips and ideas that will make your student successful in person or online. READ MORE

UWM Partnerships Help Manage Off-Campus Health And Safety

The health and safety of students and the entire Panther community has always been a top priority for the UWM. COVID-19 adds another layer of safety concern for our entire community, but all off-campus safety and disruption issues are addressed with a combination of proactive education through UWM's Neighborhood Housing Office and cooperative layers of enforcement by MPD, UWMPD and the Dean of Students Office. READ MORE

Four Tools To Advance Student Communication

When students are looking for answers, they will often reach out to someone they know instead of digging through FAQs or going to the relevant office. A new guide, compiled and edited by the Dean of Students Office, contains some easy methods and quick reminders of how UWM staff, along with our families, can assist students in finding the answers and information they're looking for. READ MORE

Join CIE For Education Abroad Week

UWM’s Center for International Education will be offering an extensive schedule of programming next week to promote international experience as part of your student’s UWM education. The inaugural Education Abroad Week runs from Sept. 14-18 and will feature a two-day Virtual Study Abroad Fair. READ MORE

UWM Startup Challenge Taking Applications

The UWM Startup Challenge is a co-curricular program that fosters an innovative and entrepreneurial culture at UWM by encouraging students to research and develop their ideas, prototype products, services, or social ventures, launch new businesses, and gain the skills that come from entrepreneurial experience. Your student can apply today to join the 2020-21 cohort. READ MORE

Writing Center Services Available For Fall 2020 Semester

UWM’s Writing Center will again be offering extensive services to UWM students during the fall 2020 semester. All writing center sessions will be conducted virtually. Writers may opt to text back and forth with a tutor or to use online audio/video options. For more about how online sessions work including two brief videos, “How-To Make/Cancel Appts” and “…Meet Your Tutor,” please visit the Writing Center website. 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

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 COVID Website

Updates and news items will continue to be posted on UWM's COVID Website as events warrant. Be sure to regularly check the site for additional updates, including consistently updated FAQs and the COVID-19 Dashboard. You can also ask your own question. Information for the Waukesha and Washington County campuses is also available online.

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.

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.

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.

Effectively Navigate Today’s Remote Workplace

UWM's School of Continuing Education has scheduled a series of courses to help navigate the new “at a distance” workplace. Plus, business certificate and remote group training options remain available.

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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