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uwm_apply_logoHave you thought about finishing that college degree you postponed years ago? If you have no college credits, are you ready to take that next step toward success. Do you want to expand your career options? Now is the time to make your move. UWM has extended its high quality degree programs to the evening hours. You can complete all courses required for the degrees listed in this brochure in five, seven, or eight years (or less if you have applicable college credits). As a participant in these evening degree options, you'll receive the best educational value in the Milwaukee area, plus the following:

  • Instruction from UWM faculty, teaching staff, and community professionals
  • A comprehensive course plan for your degree program
  • A guarantee that the courses in your plan will be offered
  • An advisor dedicated to working with you throughout your degree program
  • Access to UWM support services and resources (including courses that will help you make the transition to college level math and English)

UWM's Evening Programs have been designed specifically to serve the needs of adult students. Our faculty and staff understand the unique demands on those who are balancing job and family responsibilities while earning a degree. We are committed to offering you the best service to help you meet your educational goals.

Campus Overview

UW-Milwaukee is located in a quiet residential neighborhood on Milwaukee's northeast side, just a few blocks from Lake Michigan. The 103-acre campus is lively and active from early morning until late at night. UWM serves over 28,000 students from nearly all 50 states and 83 countries. Evening classes are an integral part of the UWM curriculum. These programs demonstrate UWM's commitment to making higher education more accessible to all, including those who have family and work responsibilities.

Success Is In Your Future

You can earn baccalaureate degrees at night in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Anthropology
  • Community Education
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Education Studies
  • Finance
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Resources
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Social Work

Not Sure Yet Which Program Fits You?

Contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 414-229-2222 for assistance and advising.

Financial Aid

Students enrolled in Evening Degree Programs who take a minimum of six credits in a semester may be eligible for financial aid. Students who demonstrate financial need may receive assistance for all or part of the cost of tuition/fees, books and supplies, child care and other living expenses incurred while enrolled. Contact the Department of Financial Aid at 414-229-4541. The Department of Financial Aid is located in Room 162 of Mellencamp Hall, 2500 East Kenwood Blvd.

Child Care

Degree-seeking students enrolled for three credits or more are eligible for child care at UWM's Children's Center. The Center, accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, provides high quality care for the children of UWM students at reasonable fees. Evening child care may be available if sufficient demand exists. Call 414-229-5384 for information on day care availability or to indicate interest in evening child care services. 

Parking And Transportation Options At UWM

A number of parking options are available in the evenings on and near the campus, as well as alternative ways to get here other than driving and parking.  Please call the UWM Parking and Transit Office at 414-229-5644 for complete information.

Accessibility Resource Center

The Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) promotes access to educational programming for UWM students with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations, provided through ARC, offer students of ability an equal opportunity to benefit from UWM's educational offerings. For more information, call 414-229-6287 (V/TTY).