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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 new 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 93-acre campus is lively and active from early morning until late at night. UWM serves 25,000 students from 46 states and 73 countries. In a typical semester, over 800 undergraduate and graduate courses are offered during the late afternoon and evening. 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.

Credit Courses In Your Area

In addition to the classes offered at the UWM campus, many of our credit courses are offered at other convenient locations throughout the metropolitan area. The Civic Center Campus (soon to be situated at the Grand Avenue Mall) will also provide credit courses in the evening. Specific locations are noted in the Schedule of Classes. To find out how to obtain a copy, please call 414-229-2222.

Success Is In Your Future

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

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

Not Sure Yet Which Program Fits You?

Contact the Department of Admissions and Recruitment 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. UWMs Children's Center is located in the Kunkle Center, 2114 East Kenwood Blvd.

Parking And Transportation Options At UWM

A number of programs have been developed to make trips to the campus as easy as possible. Parking in the evening is available in the Union, the new Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business Building, the Engineering and Mathematical Sciences Building, the Sandburg Residence Halls, and in all of the surface lots beginning at 5:00 p.m. There is a fee to park on campus. At certain times, demand for campus parking exceeds the supply. Therefore, students are encouraged to consider other travel alternatives to UWM, using campus UPARK lots with free shuttle bus service to the University, or riding the Milwaukee County Transit System buses free with UPASS. For a brochure detailing on-campus parking locations, UPARK and UPASS, please call the UWM Parking and Transit Office at 414-229-5644.

Student Accessibility Center

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