About Us

Orientation is shown to enhance student success and to make the transition of starting at an institution of higher education easier. We employ several national best practices at our programs that make them exceptional. Our staff members utilize NODA, The Association for Orientation, Transition and Retention to make sure that we are up to date on everything related to Orientation and Transition programming. Orientation for undergraduate students is managed by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Vision
Every undergraduate student will experience a seamless transition to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee through outstanding orientation and transition programs.

Mission
The Orientation Office is committed to providing all incoming students the resources to be successful. We strive to provide excellent customer service and knowledge about the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. We provide intentional and specific orientation and transition programs for first-year students, transfer students, and their families.

Meet the Orientation Team!

Erin CanonGraduate Assistant - OrientationStudent Success Center eecanon@uwm.eduBolton Hall 130D
Colin DalyDirector of New Student ProgramsStudent Success Center(414) 229-3309daly@uwm.eduBolton Hall 130
Jennifer SchansbergCoordinator of Orientation & OperationsStudent Success Center(414) 229-7213jmmolus@uwm.eduBolton Hall 130B
Jessica SubletteNODA InternStudent Success Center sublette@uwm.eduBolton Hall 130G
Heather WarpinskiAdmitted Student SpecialistStudent Success Center414-229-2779warpinsk@uwm.eduBolton Hall 130C

Meet the Orientation Leaders