Resources

Student Support Services


Black Student Cultural Center

uwm.edu/bcc/

The Black Student Cultural Center (BSCC) facilitates the recruitment, retention, and growth of students of African descent by maintaining an environment that promotes academic excellence and personal achievements.


UWM MAVRC

https://uwm.edu/mavrc/

The Military and Veterans Resource Center (MAVRC) annually serves over 1,000 UWM military-related students. MAVRC offers a safe, supportive environment for UW-Milwaukee’s current and former service members and dependents to help ensure successful transition from the military life to college, academic success, and achievement of career goals


Life Impact Program

uwm.edu/lifeimpact/

The Life Impact Program assists disadvantaged parents in their efforts to attain a higher education. The program provides participants with a renewable scholarship as well as academic, professional, and personal support. Program scholars have access to a Life Coach team who serves as a first point of contact for all concerns. This team follows students’ progress, assesses their needs, and provides them with resources, workshops and/or referrals to other on-campus or community programs. To date, program efforts have resulted in 85% graduation and retention rate for the 234 UWM student parents that have been served. Of the program graduates, 100% have reported employment and/or are seeking advanced degrees within 6-9 months of graduation.


Inclusive Excellence Center

https://uwm.edu/inclusiveexcellence/

We are part of the Centers for Advocacy and Student Engagement (CASE), a collective effort to educate, connect resources and develop programming that advocates for all students, ourselves, and each other to impact change at structural, institutional, and systemic levels.

The members of CASE include the Inclusive Excellence Center (IEC), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer Plus Resource Center (LGBTQ+RC), Military and Veteran’s Resource Center (MAVRC), and the Women’s Resources Center (WRC). Each of these Centers serve students by creating spaces, programs and resources that support each student’s journey through UWM.


Student Success Center

https://uwm.edu/studentsuccess/venue/student-success-center/

The Student Success Center connects UW-Milwaukee students to peers, faculty, staff, and resources throughout our campus community to support the personal and academic success of each student. We provide students a variety of academic and support services to empower them to achieve and succeed.


Student Support Services

https://uwm.edu/student-support-services/

The TRIO SSS program mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. Its two main purposes are to: Increase the college retention, persistence, and graduation rates of program participants; and foster a climate supportive of the success of students whose parents did not complete a four-year college degree and/or are disabled and/or whose family income may hinder them from remaining in college without financial assistance to receive the full range of services and opportunities at UW-Milwaukee.


Student Accessibility Center

uwm.edu/arc/

The Accessibility Resource Center at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee provides 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.


Career Planning & Internships


Career Planning and Resource Center (CPaRC)

https://uwm.edu/careerplan/

Empower our students and alumni with the knowledge, skills, and experiences to:

  • Make sound career and academic decisions
  • Prepare for satisfying employment, and
  • Develop successful lifelong career plans in an evolving global world of work

To do this, we work directly with students and collaborate with UWM faculty/staff in developing resources and experiences that connect career with academics and student life. We also partner with employers and others to provide students/alumni rewarding opportunities, internships, jobs, and career-related education.


Tech Support


Campus Technology

https://uwm.edu/technology/

Discover the technology offered at UWM. Explore the services and resources provided to empower your success both in and out of the classroom. From the Walk-in Help Desk to research computing, connect with what you need.


Golda Meir Library

Tiffany Thornton

Outreach & Community Engagement Librarian

https://uwm.edu/libraries/user-services

I provide research help and meet students where they and direct them to resources for class available online, over the phone and in person. I am committed to helping all UWM students feel supported in reaching your educational and career goals


Financial aid and Scholarships


UWM Financial Aid

https://uwm.edu/onestop/finances/types-of-financial-aid/scholarships/

Our mission is to aid students and their families in meeting the financial costs of attaining a degree in higher education. This supports the University’s goal of encouraging economic, social, cultural, and academic diversity in the student body, by providing educational opportunity to all students.


Lawton Program

https://uwm.edu/inclusiveexcellence/u-1-0/lawton-scholars/

Lawton is known as the Lawton Undergraduate Minority Retention Grant Program. It is designed to provide financial assistance to statutorily designated minority undergraduate students to improve their opportunities for retention and graduation and reduce the burden of student debt. Lawton is INVITATION ONLY and students must meet the necessary eligibility requirements to be invited. Eligible students can receive up to eight (8) semesters of Lawton. Lawton is awarded on a first come first serve basis. If offered, students are strongly encouraged to accept the award.


Architecture and Urban Planning

https://uwm.edu/sarup/apply/scholarships/

You must be admitted to or enrolled in a UWM School of Architecture and Urban Planning undergraduate or graduate program to be eligible for scholarships.


McNair Scholars Program

https://uwm.edu/graduateschool/mcnair/about/

The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program is designed to increase the number of students from underrepresented backgrounds who enter graduate studies leading to the doctorate.

Advance Opportunity Program (AOP)

graduateschool.uwm.edu/faculty-staff/award-processing-guidelines/aop-fellowships/


Architecture and Urban Planning

https://uwm.edu/sarup/apply/scholarships/ 

You must be admitted to or enrolled in a UWM School of Architecture and Urban Planning undergraduate or graduate program to be eligible for scholarships.


New Freshmen or Transfer Students

Incoming admitted undergraduate students may be eligible for scholarships based on review of the admission application, including personal statement and any submitted letters of recommendation. Completed admissions application must be on file by January 1 (New Freshmen) and January 15 (New Transfer).


New Graduate

Incoming admitted graduate students may be eligible for awards based on review of the academic record, letters of recommendation, reasons statement, and test scores. Selected students will be contacted by email prior to their first semester.


Continuing students

Continuing students will receive an email to their UWM email account in the spring semester that includes the scholarship application.

Peck School of the Arts Scholarships Art & Design Scholarships

Scholarships & Financial Aid


School of Informational Studies Scholarships

Undergraduate Scholarships


School of Informational Studies (SOIS) proudly offers funding opportunities awarded for academic achievement to students entering or enrolled in the Information Science & Technology (IST) program

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Scholarships


School of Education

Scholarships & Aid


Health and Safety


Norris Health Center

https://uwm.edu/norris/

The mission of the Norris Health Center is to assist students in identifying, understanding, and responding to their most urgent health issues through medical and mental health care and health promotion programs; and to assist the UWM campus community through collaborative partnerships designed to enhance the university’s academic and community service mission.


University Counseling Center

https://uwm.edu/norris/university-counseling-services/

University Counseling Services (UCS) provides a wide range of mental health services for UWM students.


Academic Support


Mathematics tutoring

https://uwm.edu/math/undergraduate/resources/tutoring/

SSC is here to provide UW-Milwaukee undergraduate students with a variety of academic support services to empower them to learn, achieve, and succeed in college. Our services include Supplemental Instruction, Small Group Tutoring, Walk-In Tutoring, Residence Hall Tutoring, and Online Tutoring.


Chemistry tutoring

https://uwm.edu/chemistry/undergraduate/tutoring-supplemental-instruction/

CHEMISTRY TUTORING

Offered in the McFarland Learning Center in the Chemistry building room 164

Chemistry Supplemental Instruction – Live Sessions

CSI sessions are being held in CHM 271 or 123 and on Canvas


Panther Academic Support Services

https://uwm.edu/mavrc/campus/panther-academic-support-services/

Panther Academic Support Services (PASS) is here to help you succeed academically at UWM, especially in your introductory college courses. PASS provides weekly group tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, online tutoring, and walk-in tutoring. Join PASS by visiting our website or stopping by any of our locations. Take advantage of our free services whether you want to earn an “A” or find a course a challenge.


Student Accessibility Center

uwm.edu/arc/

The Accessibility Resource Center at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee provides 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.


Student Success Center

https://uwm.edu/studentsuccess/venue/student-success-center/

The Student Success Center connects UW-Milwaukee students to peers, faculty, staff, and resources throughout our campus community to support the personal and academic success of each student. We provide students a variety of academic and support services to empower them to achieve and succeed.


Nursing Study Center

The Study Center helps and supports nursing students with supplemental instruction, study groups, and other study aids. The Study Center is a great place to study alone, meet with study groups, or relax for a few minutes in between classes. It also coordinates events with other resources on and off-campus. It is in Cunningham Hall, Room 147.


Other Resources


Undergraduate Research

https://uwm.edu/our/

The Office of Undergraduate Research is a central location for undergraduates seeking on-campus research opportunities and faculty seeking enthusiastic, motivated undergraduate students with whom to collaborate. The OUR also supports these collaborations by providing student salary, travel support, and professional development opportunities.


STEM-Inspire/WiscAMPProgram/

www.uwm.edu/steminspire

The STEM-Inspire Program offers a pyramid structure, with valuable experiences that build upon one another and serve as the foundation for student success. Our program support, opportunities and experiences are designed to facilitate student success, with the goal of increasing the number of underrepresented minority students who graduate from UW-Milwaukee and pursue careers or graduate/professional schools in STEM fields.


Transportation Services

https://uwm.edu/transportation/

Offer information regarding parking on campus, and student UPASS


College of Nursing Academic Enrichment Center

https://uwm.edu/nursing/academics/resources/


Nursing Learning Resource Center (NLRC)

The NLRC provides teaching and learning resources through a variety of strategies with simulation as one of the major tools.


UWM Children’s Learning Center

https://uwm.edu/children/

The Children’s Learning Center is committed to supporting children and their parents by using theory-based care and learning practices. Through playing, interacting and communicating, the UWM Children’s Learning Center is committed to the growth of each child in all aspects of their life. We believe in not only providing education, but also providing a supportive and safe place for your family to grow socially and emotionally.