Future Students

Transition to UWM

Are you ready?


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.

DREAM Video with Audio Description and Captions
DREAM Video with Captions

Preview Day

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.

Housing Accommodations

Information, requirements, and procedures for requesting housing accommodations.Learn more about housing accommodations

Placement Test Accommodations

Scantron testing form with pencil 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.

Learn more about placement test accommodations

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

July 2019