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UWM Accessibility Resource Center

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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Don’t miss this exciting opportunity!

Preview Day for Deaf/Hard of Hearing, Deaf-Blind Students, and Students interested in ASL Studies or Sign Language Interpreting

In partnership with the UWM Office of Undergraduate Admissions, the Accessibility Resource Center, along with the UWM American Sign Language Studies Department and the Interpreter Training Program, invites you to attend Meet UW-Milwaukee! All high school juniors and seniors who are Deaf/Deafblind/Hard of Hearing, as well as those students who are interested in ASL Studies and/or the Future Interpreters Academic Program may attend. Teachers and parents are also encouraged to join us.

When: October 20, 2023
Where: UWM Union
Registration is open!
Submit your form by October 6, 2023

During this full-day experience — with lunch included! — students will explore programs, accommodations, and opportunities at UWM. Contact Nicole Stelzner with any questions.

UWM students with a documented disability may apply for academic and housing accommodations. An ePanther ID and password are required.

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

ARC serves students with a variety of disabilities. Learn about different academic and housing accommodations at UWM.

Your one-stop-shop for on: ARC news and ARC-sponsored events. Bookmark this page to stay up-to-date on what’s new and where you can hang out with your peers.

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.

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

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