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Important Dates & Announcements

  • May 27:  First day of classes for most early sessions. Late enrollment fees are applicable on or after the first day of the earliest session in which the student is enrolled. The enrollment date is determined by the date the student enrolls via PAWS, or when a signed Add/Drop form is received in the Registrar's Office if processed administratively.
  • June 1:  Deadline for Summer 2014 graduation applications for graduate students. Submit application via PAWS.
  • July 4:  Independence Day - University closed.
  • August 16:  Last day for most summer sessions.
  • August 19:  Priority deadline for instructor grading in PAWS per faculty policy. More information on instructor grading at grading.uwm.edu.
  • August 23:  Last day of the Summer 2014 term. Date of degree conferral for Summer 2014 graduates.
  • August 26:  Final call deadline for instructor grading (final grade run date). All grades not entered into PAWS by 4:30pm will result in a value of NR, or not reported. After this point, all grade entries need to be submitted as a grade change.
  • August 27:  Approximate date that Academic Standing and Dean's Honors appear for Summer 2014.

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We realize that college is a transition not only for students, but also for the students' family. The Panther Families Program is your link to the UWM campus and provides resources to help you support your students and ensure their success at UWM.

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