Declare Your Certificate

When to Declare a Certificate

Ideally, you should declare the certificate as early as possible. That way you can take advantage of program advising in planning the best sequence of upper-level courses.

How to Declare a Comparative Ethnic Studies Certificate

If you are ready to declare a certificate in Comparative Ethnic Studies, fill out and submit the

Declaration of Certificate Form »

Initial Advising Appointment to Declare the Certificate

The next step is to make an appointment with the Program Director by sending an email to rbuff@uwm.edu. You are required to make an appointment. The Program Director will respond via email, and possibly set up a virtual or in-person meeting as well, in order to answer your questions about the certificate and to assign you an individual faculty advisor within the program.