Congratulations on the achievements that have led you to this step in your journey. New Student Orientation marks your entrance into the UWM community. This 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. New Student Orientation is once of the many steps you will take towards establishing a successful college career. We look forward to meeting you and assisting you in your journey at UWM.

The Purpose:

As a result of involvement in the New Student Orientation Program students will:

  • make a class schedule and register for glasses
  • be aware of the importance of getting involved and the methods for doing so at UWM
  • understand what diversity means at UWM
  • learn the importance of and strategies for a successful advisor relationship
  • identify the expectations university faculty and staff have for successful students

What to Expect:

  • New Student Orientation is a one day program.
  • All students are required to be at the program for its entirety —early departure cannot be accommodated.
  • You will learn about campus resources, receiving academic advising and registering for classes.
  • Students gain a deeper understanding for UWMs traditions, socialize with new students and experience campus life.