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Next Steps After Your Admission

  • Set up your ePantherID. Use your ePantherID to login to all UWM systems. Use your Campus ID (991-xx-xxxx) from your official admission letter to activate your ePantherID
  • Set up Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). MFA is a dual-authentication system required to keep your data secure. Set up MFA and read the information under FAQ > International Students. Bring the device with MFA with you to the U.S. to prevent problems logging in later. 
  • Access your UWM email. All important information from UWM will be sent to your UWM email address. Check it frequently. Go to the UWM main website > For Students > Office 365. Log in with your ePantherID@uwm.edu and password, and open Outlook.
  • Access your PAWS account. You’ll use your PAWS account to enroll in classes, update your personal information, and view and pay your tuition. Go to the UWM main website > For Students > PAWS. Log in with your ePantherID and password.
  • Join us on social media to connect with other admitted international students. Join our Facebook group, WhatsApp undergraduate student groups (Spring 2024, Fall 2024), WhatsApp graduate student groups (Spring 2024, Fall 2024), and WeChat group.  
  • Get your I-20 and apply for a visa 
  • Explore scholarships and funding opportunities.

Planning Your Arrival

After You Arrive at UWM