Transition to UWM
Learn about the differences
between high school and college accommodations, and explore some helpful online resources for making
the transition. Learn more about transitioning to UWM
Advice for college students with disabilities from college students with disabilities
DREAM (Disability Rights, Education Activism, and Mentoring) is a national organization for and by college students with disabilities.
UWM is proud of the quality of support services available to students with disabilities. The UWM Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) offers a biennial “Preview Day” to give high school juniors and seniors, as well as teachers, counselors and parents, a chance to learn more about our services. Preview Day explains the process and procedures for requesting academic accommodations at the post secondary level and includes sessions on accommodations, other support services, self advocacy and a student panel. Learn more about Preview Day
Getting Connected with ARC
Learn about the steps and requirements for obtaining services and accommodations from the Accessibility Resource Center (ARC) at the “Getting Started” web page.
Information, requirements, and procedures for requesting housing accommodations.Learn more about housing accommodations
Placement Test Accommodations
The process for requesting placement test accommodations, which are available to students who have been admitted to UWM and need accommodations for their placement tests.
Documentation Guidelines (All Disabilities)
General guidelines and requirements that apply to all types of disabilities and disability documentation submitted to ARC. Learn more about documentation guidelines for all disabilities
Resources for Undiagnosed Students
Resources for obtaining an evaluation for a learning disability, Attention Deficit Disorder, or a mental health concern such as depression, anxiety, etc.
Learn more about resources for undiagnosed students
Updated: December 2018