Memberships & Admissions

All Union Cinema films are free for UWM students!

Some festivals and series are free for all patrons and will be noted on our calendar when this is the case. Admission for all other films is $5 for non-students.

If you’re a frequent Union Cinema patron, please consider becoming a member!

Benefits of membership:

  • Get in free to all* of our 180+ films during the academic year! (*the one exception is the MKE LGBT Film/Video Festival)
  • Receive free passes to bring a guest with you to two movies per semester!
  • Get a free small popcorn on Wednesday nights!
  • Access to exclusive Members Only screenings!

$50 general public, $40 for campus community/alumni/seniors/veterans.


Memberships can be purchased at the Union Cinema during operating hours, by calling 414-229-4070, or by emailing

***Click Link to Download Membership Form:Cinema Membership Form