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Administrative Announcements

Garland Parking Lot Closed, Sept. 5
To accommodate Fall Welcome activities.

One Stop Student Services Website Is Live
The new website is a resource that delivers information from the offices of the Registrar, Bursar, and Financial Aid for students’ administrative business.


Sept. 15-19, Annual Campus-wide Fire Drills
University Safety and Assurances, will conduct campus fire drills September 15-19

Active Shooter Training
UWM Police Department will be providing training on how to respond, react in the event of an active shooter incident.

Save the Date

Sept. 3, Reception for Jan Karski Exhibit "The World Knew"
Featuring a talk by UWM History Professor Neal Pease at 6:30 p.m.

Sept. 4, Center for Jewish Studies Lecture
"From Mubarak to Morsi to Sisi – What is Egypt’s Future?,” Eric Trager, Washington Institute for Near East Policy.

Sept. 10, LACUSL Lecture
Susana Munoz, Administrative Leadership, UWM, presents "Identity, Social Activism, and the Pursuit of Higher Education."

Sept. 10, Ctr. for Jewish Studies Reading
Milwaukee-raised Stuart Rojstaczer will read from his first novel "The Mathematician's Shiva" followed by Q&A.

Sept. 12, SARUP Friday lecture
“Fabricating Wilderness: Presenting Nature Through the Specter of Sullivan”

Sept. 12, Ctr. for 21st Century Studies Fellows Presentation
Marcus Philipello, UWM History; Tracey Heatherington, UWM Anthropology; and Annie McClanahan, UWM English, present their work from 2013-14.

Sept 12-13, UWM School of Freshwater Sciences Grand Opening
Join us for a Freshwater Odyssey

Sept. 15-19, Annual Campus-wide Fire Drills
Conducted by the Department of University Safety and Assurances, in collaboration with the University Police and Facility Services.

Sept. 12-Oct. 24, Planetarium Fall Show
"The Red Planet" features the past, current and future endeavors of the Mars Rover program.


Remind students to use Office 365 (not pantherLINK!)
Students are encouraged to check their Office 365 accounts daily for official UWM email.

Register Now for a Learning TECHniques Short Course
In-person training sessions are available for Windows 8.1, Office 365, Microsoft Office and more. Sign up now!

Fall semester tech timeout
Friday, Aug. 29 at 12:01 a.m. to Monday, Sept. 8 at 11:59 p.m.

Read&Write Gold now in UITS labs and free for home use
Literacy software helps English language learners and learning disabled;

UWM productivity and budgets get a boost with Adobe Creative Cloud
Campus technology managers may now deployhe professional versions of Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier, and more.

Free Word!! Microsoft Office 365 Student Advantage
UWM students now have access to free productivity software through the Microsoft Office 365 Student Advantage (SA-365) program.

Best Place to Work

Featured UWM Gem: Employee Commuter Value Pass. Deeply-discounted bus passes are available for both faculty and staff. Currently, six local bus routes and three express bus routes take passengers directly to the University.

UWM Gems, Discover nearly 50 cool, free & discounted things in and around UWM!

Who do you know that makes UWM a great place to work? Nominate a BP2W Champion

2014-15 Black and Gold Spirit Weeks
Become a part of the Black and Gold Spirit team!

Strategic Plan

Important Dates

September, Continue work with governance groups

Professional Development

Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, Records Management Basics Workshop
Learn how to use records management to increase your job efficiency and comply with state records law.