Student Resources

Update 4/17/17: Due to last Saturday’s fire in our Theatre building, some classrooms and offices located in our Art, Music, and Theatre complex have been temporarily relocated across campus. See updates

Facilities & Events

Classroom/Studio, Practice Room, Office Access
Convocation

Convocation is an opportunity for Faculty & Staff in the Peck School of the Arts to recognize students who are graduating with bachelor and master’s degrees. The event was established in response to student requests and precedes the large UWM Commencement. We encourage you to attend both ceremonies.

Hand Scanning & After-Hours Building Access
  • All PSOA Buildings are open 7AM-10PM, 7 days a week
  • Students, Staff & Faculty who require access outside of business hours must request hand scanning access at the Box Office
In Case of Emergency
Locker Rental

To rent a PSOA locker per semester/annually please visit the Box Office. Upon payment, you will receive the combination to your assigned locker in your desired location.

Logos (UWM & Peck School of the Arts)

The UWM logo must be included on all publications/materials. Visit the University’s Branding site for more information on logo usage. Space permitting, the Peck School of the Arts logo should be included as well. In both instances the preferred full logo should be used when possible. When using both logos, UWM must always appear to the left or above the school logo and should be relatively equal in size.

Print Use

Web Use ONLY

Lost & Found

All Lost & Found items are located in ART 203.

Reserve a Room
  • Call (414) 229-4947 or Visit Art 203 to place your reservation request
  • Programs Assistants review and email you with approval or denial of request
Request or Renew a Kenilworth Square East Studio (Graduates Only)

To request or renew a Kenilworth Square East Studio, complete the KSE Studio Request Form.

Rental Information

  • Requests Due April 1 for the Upcoming Academic Term
  • Notifications emailed by May or Early June
  • Payments to the Box Office Due October 1
  • Unpaid rentals will lose studio access by November 2

2017-18 Annual Fees

Fees are for occupancy and are not related to the size of the studio or whether it is being shared.

Graduate Students: $200
(First time renters must also pay a refundable $50 key deposit)
Academic Staff & Assistant Professors: $250
Associate Professors: $275
Full Professors: $300

Services

Advising & Student Services

Academic advising is an important aspect of long-term academic success. Visit the Advising & Student Services Office in the Theatre Lobby Room 120, or schedule an appointment online.

More information: arts.uwm.edu/advising, (414) 229-4763

Feedback/Comments Form

We’re striving to make the Peck School of the Arts an amazing place to learn and work! Please provide any feedback or comments.

Share News & Announcements
Alert Peck School of the Arts’ offices of Development, Marketing, and Recruitment of your artistic and academic successes by emailing psoa-news@uwm.edu.

Tutoring

Panther Academic Support Services (PASS) offers many different types of tutoring, including weekly small group, walk-in, and online. To schedule an appointment, please complete the online request form.

Undergraduate Grievance & Appeal Procedures

Students may initiate a grievance/appeal by following appropriate procedures in these instances:

  1. Adverse decisions in academic matters (dropping courses, grades, etc.)
  2. Class related matters
Free resources available to promote your event
  • Community Calendar Submission
  • Personal E-­blast
    • Request that all performers and crew send a personal event announcement to colleagues/peers
  • Facebook Event Page Promotion
    • Add performers as hosts
    • Post status updates in the event thread at least 2x per week to keep activity elevated; upload photos and videos from rehearsals and remember to tag performers
    • Require all performers and crew to “invite” area colleagues/peers to the event page
  • Social Media
    • Post regular event/rehearsal updates to personal social media accounts; photo, and especially video, posts have the best organic reach

Department Resources

Art & Design
Milwaukee Art Museum Membership Pass

Art & Design majors and minors receive a free annual Milwaukee Art Museum (MAM) membership (a $35 value!) for each year that they are a student in the department. This allows them to visit MAM and its events (including MAM After Dark!) free of charge. Pick up your pass each Fall semester at the Box Office. You will need your Student ID. You will also need to have your ID with you when you use the membership card at the museum.

Portfolio Review Criteria
  • Design & Visual Communication (BFA)
    Eligible students must have completed First Year Program courses as well as Art 124, 221, and 223 with a B- or better by the end of the Spring semester when the Portfolio Review is held. Qualifying students will be notified of specific requirements and timelines at the beginning of each Spring semester. For more information students should consult their academic advisor.
  • Digital Studio Practice (BFA)
  • Photography (BFA)
Student Handbook
Dance
Film
Foundation Review Criteria
Music
Theatre

Undergraduate Student Handbook (coming soon)

Cross Disciplinary