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UWM Accessibility Resource Center

Save the Date: Meet UW-Milwaukee!

Friday, October 18, 2024 | Full-day experience with lunch provided

Designed specifically for students who are D/deaf, deaf-blind, or hard of hearing, we welcome high school students and their families to visit UW-Milwaukee and learn more about the academic process, available resources and support through the Accessibility Resource Center, and next steps for transitioning to college. Students interested in ASL Studies and the Future Interpreters Academic Program are invited to attend as well!

Mark your calendars and watch for more information about the event and how to register. Contact Nicole Stelzner ( with questions.

Our Mission

The Accessibility Resource Center at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee is dedicated to providing equal access for students with disabilities to the University’s academic, social, cultural and recreational programs. We provide comprehensive services and accommodations for students with disabilities as well as outreach and support to faculty and staff. The Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) is committed to creating an inclusive and accessible University experience for all students.

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Upcoming Events

Location: MIT 120
Time: 11am to 1pm
Dates: March 14th, April 11th, & May 9th
Do you identify as neurodivergent, and are you looking for a quiet, safe place to study on campus this semester? If so, please join us in ARC for Neurodivergent Social Club Study Breaks this spring! Come and enjoy a quiet, safe place to study with other students who identify as neurodivergent.
March 7th from 1:00 to 3:00 pm
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This training will review concepts and tools in Canvas for making curriculum accessible and will provide hands-on activities to apply what you learn in your own Canvas course sites.
Click here to register

View answers to the most common questions asked by instructors and students. If your question isn’t answered here, try our Live Chat option.

ARC students can manage their accommodations and disability related services through their student portal, ARConnect.

With the increase in online courses and use of media in course curriculum, ARC provides services to ensure media, such as YouTube and pre-recorded lectures, is accessible.

Check out and follow our calendar of ARC-sponsored events and deadlines. Stay up-to-date on what’s new, where to hang out with your peers, and important academic deadlines.

ARC provides education, awareness, and outreach to the UWM student and staff population as well as to affiliated UWM community members.

If you encounter a building or a campus accessibility barrier, please alert UWM Facility Services. Email our office as well, so we can alert other students in ARC.

Contact UWM’s Accessibility Resource Center

Mitchell Hall, room 115
3203 North Downer Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Phone: (414) 229-6287
Fax: (414) 229-2237

Office Hours
Monday-Friday 7:45 AM to 4:30 PM

General Testing Hours
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Final Exam Testing Hours
Morning Block 8 AM-12 PM
Afternoon block 1 PM-5 PM