University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Resources & Policies


New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation marks your entrance into the UWM community. This two-day program will introduce you to the UWM campus, as well as to other new students and families. New Student Orientation is intended for both students and parents.

More info at: uwm.edu/ssc/nso/

Student Success Center

Provides quality comprehensive services to newly enrolled freshmen and transfer students.

Bolton Hall 120
414-229-5385

More info at: uwm.edu/ssc/fyss/

Campus-Wide Academic Advising Website

Refer to this website for a comprehensive list of advising units on campus. This is especially good to know if you are double majoring/minoring in another area or plan to change your major.

More info at: uwm.edu/academics/academic_resources/advising.cfm

Career Development Center (CDC)

The Career Development Center (CDC) helps students choose satisfying majors, build career skills, and make successful transitions from campus to career. Through a variety of programs, students can plan an education which is both rewarding and marketable. They also can plug into the largest job market in the state. Nearly two out of three jobs in Wisconsin are found in the Milwaukee metropolitan area.

Mellencamp Hall, Room 128
414-229-4486

More info at: uwm.edu/cdc

Norris Health Center

On-campus health resource, providing treatment and counseling services to UWM students, and assisting in understanding health needs so students may learn to make healthy choices.

3351 North Downer Ave.
Emergency: 800-967-6644
General: 414-229-4716

More info at: uwm.edu/norris

Panther Academic Support Services (PASS)

PASS provides a variety of academic support services to students such as: supplemental instruction, small group tutoring, walk-in tutoring, online tutoring, residence hall tutoring and study groups. Please check out the website below for more information including campus locations and to schedule an appointment online.

More info at: uwm.edu/pass

Registration

More info at: uwm.edu/current_students/register_course_info/registration_information.cfm

Schedule of Classes

The instructors, times and locations of classes offered in the upcoming semester.

More info at: uwm.edu/schedule

Student Accessibility Center (SAC)

The Student Accessibility Center’s (SAC) mission is to create an accessible and inclusive campus environment for students with disabilities which foster the development of each student’s full potential. SAC facilitates reasonable academic accommodations to promote equal access to students’ in their educational programs at UWM.

Mitchell Hall 112
414-229-6287

More info at: uwm.edu/sac

UWM Undergraduate Catalog

A complete listing of courses, degree requirements and majors.

More info at: uwm.edu/ugcatalog/AcademicInfo.html

FERPA

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 as amended requires that you be advised of your rights concerning your education records and of certain categories of public information which the University has designated "directory information." This information will help you learn more about what your rights are, provide your parents with a resource to help them understand FERPA and assist you in understanding what UWM faculty and staff are required to do to protect your privacy.

More info at: uwm.edu/current_students/records_grades/ferpa.cfm

Academic Misconduct

Academic misconduct is an act in which a student seeks to claim credit for the work or efforts of another without authorization or citation, uses unauthorized materials or fabricated data in any academic exercise, forges or falsifies academic documents or records, intentionally impedes or damages the academic work of others, engages in conduct aimed at making false representation of a student's academic performance, or assists other students in any of these acts.

More info at: uwm.edu/acad_aff/policy/academicmisconduct.cfm