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You've been in college before, but you’ve spent some time away. How have things changed? What do you need to do to get back in the swing of things? Check out the tips and links below to answer your questions and make your return to school simple. And if you can’t find what you’re looking for, let us know! For information on the application and admission process, and the University and our programs, email us at

Tips for returning transfer students

It’s been a while since you’ve been to school, and you might be looking for some one-on-one guidance about the process. Talk to our returning adult advisors in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and get all the help you need.

Finish What You Started with UWM ONLINE. Looking to change your career or advance it? Wondering how your credits would transfer in to UWM's 7 online major options? Like the thousands of returning adult students at UWM, you can do it! Our advisers, faculty, staff, including financial aid specialists, are available to help. Discover degree options—both online and in person—and how our classes are designed to work for you. Visit

Looking for a fast track to earning your bachelors? UWM offers many degree completion options. Visit our School of Continuing Education to see how you can earn your degree while working. Our School of Information Studies' (SOIS) offers a BS in Information Science and Technology program. Check out your school/college to see what other options we have for you!

The financial aid process can be intimidating, but don’t let it bog you down. UWM offers grants, loans, and even a scholarship program called the Life Impact Program for qualifying students with children. Visit our Financial Aid Office for more information on completing the financial aid process.

Are you a Veteran? UWM’s Military Education Benefits Office (MEBO) is dedicated to providing you and your family with accurate information regarding state and federal military educational benefits. Information on financial aid, scholarships, and our Student Veterans’ Organization can be found on MEBO’s website.

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