Passenger limits on UWM shuttles

September 15, 2020

To allow social distancing, UWM shuttles between the residence halls, UPARK and campus will allow only 25% of the seats to be occupied. For example, a 40-seat bus would be limited to 10 passengers. BOSS will allow a maximum of… Read More

New testing program for residential students set to begin

September 11, 2020

UWM is poised to fully implement a widespread testing program for COVID-19 for residential students. Starting Monday, all students living in residence halls – regardless of whether they have symptoms or think they have been exposed – will be regularly… Read More

An update on UWM’s budget and layoffs

September 8, 2020

A number of employees have asked questions about UWM’s plans for layoffs in light of pending budget issues. UWM has always striven to keep layoffs to a minimum and instead use attrition and voluntary separations to reduce salary expenses during… Read More

University begins testing all students living in residence halls

September 3, 2020

UWM has begun COVID-19 testing of all students living in residence halls, even those without symptoms. The testing will be scaled up in the next two weeks to accommodate regular, required testing of all students living in the residence halls…. Read More

Students strongly discouraged from attending unmasked in-person gatherings

September 1, 2020

UWM strongly discourages in-person social gatherings with others who are not members of your household if social distancing cannot be maintained and face coverings cannot be worn. Students are responsible for working with the rest of the UWM community for… Read More

Criteria for moving to all online instruction

September 1, 2020

UWM has devised a decision-making strategy that considers many factors when taking appropriate measures to protect the health and safety of our campus. Those factors include: Number of positive cases among students, faculty and staff Infection rate within specific  classrooms,… Read More

How to handle COVID-19 related events

September 1, 2020

The following information has been shared with instructors and may also be useful for non-teaching staff: Dear Colleagues, As we prepare for the start of the semester, we know there are many questions arising among our instructors about what to… Read More

What will campus look like?

August 31, 2020

When students return to campus for fall semester, things will look and feel somewhat different. Places like the Library, Klotsche Center, Student Union and even University Housing commons spaces will have fewer people engaged in group activities. In part, this… Read More

Reopening of buildings

August 31, 2020

UWM wants to make sure that students, faculty and staff returning to campus this fall are able to study, work and interact in a safe environment, with the goal of minimizing the spread of COVID-19. The Emergency Operations Center’s Building… Read More

New and online-only students can sign up for bus passes

August 20, 2020

UWM is continuing its partnership with the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) to provide bus passes to students who are enrolled at the main campus in Milwaukee. The cost of the bus pass, known as U-PASS, is covered by segregated… Read More

Students have options for class schedule

August 14, 2020

As we approach the beginning of the Fall 2020 semester, UWM wants to remind students of their options regarding their class schedules. The health and safety of our campus community remains our top concern. We also know from surveys of… Read More

Employees must complete safety training

August 14, 2020

The UW-Milwaukee Onsite Employee Work Practices have been updated to comply with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. In an effort to ensure that employees who will be returning to campus have reviewed and acknowledged these work practices, University… Read More

UW System announcement on COVID-19 testing on campuses

August 6, 2020

Dear Students, Today, UW System President Tommy Thompson announced a $32 million COVID-19 testing regimen for the Fall 2020 semester across UW System campuses, including a portion to UW-Milwaukee. (UW-Madison is excepted due to their own testing program.) Details are… Read More

UW System announcement on COVID-19 testing on campuses

August 6, 2020

Dear Faculty and Staff, Today, UW System President Tommy Thompson announced a $32 million COVID-19 testing regimen for the Fall 2020 semester across UW System campuses, including a portion to UW-Milwaukee. (UW-Madison is excepted due to their own testing program.)… Read More

August 12 student town hall meeting with campus leaders

August 4, 2020

As we continue plans to reopen our campuses for the Fall 2020 semester, with the goal to provide a safe and healthy environment for you, we understand that you have many questions and concerns. Please join me and other UW-Milwaukee leaders… Read More

UWM’s financial outlook

August 4, 2020

UWM faces unprecedented challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our top priority is the health and safety of students, faculty and staff as we plan fall classes, ramp up research activities and continue to engage meaningfully with the… Read More

UWM adopts COVID-19 safety rules

August 3, 2020

UWM has adopted a set of rules intended to keep the campus community safe by limiting the potential spread of COVID-19. All students, visitors, faculty and staff are required to wear face coverings, maintain social distancing and wash their hands. Following… Read More

UWM adopts COVID-19 safety rules

August 3, 2020

UWM has adopted a set of rules intended to keep the campus community safe by limiting the potential spread of COVID-19. All students, visitors, faculty and staff are required to wear face coverings, maintain social distancing and wash their hands. Following… Read More

Tuition stable, fees reduced for fall semester

July 29, 2020

UWM’s tuition and fees are set annually by the Board of Regents. UWM tuition and fees consist of several components: tuition, which pays for teaching and instruction; segregated or mandatory fees, which pay for services such Norris Health Center and… Read More

Guidelines updated for large-group events

July 29, 2020

Guidelines have been updated for UWM departments or units planning large-group events amid the pandemic. These guidelines apply to events on UWM campuses and offsite events sponsored by UWM. They are subject to change with public health guidance. A “UWM… Read More