Most classes will be online during Summer 2021. We currently plan to shift to primarily face-to-face instruction in Fall 2021. The format for specific courses can be found in PAWS.
To ensure the health and safety of the campus community, orientation will be hosted in a virtual format for new undergraduate students who are starting at UWM’s three campuses. Orientation is required for both freshmen and new transfer students. More… Read More
The emergency time clock accommodation for graduate students in degree programs allows graduate students to extend their time to degree by one year in both doctoral and master’s programs. There is no extension for the relatively long time clock for graduate… Read More
UWM plans to offer primarily in-person classes for the Fall 2021 semester, with a mix of online and hybrid classes. The policy for fall courses is that they will be scheduled with a modality mix similar to the Fall 2019… Read More
UWM is planning for a fully operational fall semester on all our campuses, as long as conditions permit us to do so safely. Classes are being scheduled and plans will continue to focus on the health and safety of our… Read More
Yes. UWM’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning has posted a helpful guide on how to be a successful online student. UWM also has peer mentors available to work with students who need help acclimating to Canvas. All first-year students… Read More
The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin has posted a detailed list of internet service providers throughout the state offering free or low-cost internet options in response to the public health emergency. The commission’s guide for residents also includes a map of public Wi-Fi… Read More
UWM has a limited number of the following items available to borrow: Dell i7 laptops, made available by a generous donation from Dell Google Chromebooks, made available by the UWM Libraries Wi-Fi hot spots, made available by private donors Devices… Read More
Yes. UWM will hold spring break as scheduled on March 21-28, 2021. For more information on key dates, see the academic calendar.
Yes. Students can choose “mode of instruction” in the PAWS search function. They also can search in the online schedule of classes using “Instruction Method” in the search function.
Wēpa print stations are available in the most commonly-used campus locations. Wēpa has also released a touch-free solution that allows students to pay for and release print jobs from their computer or cellular device. Visit this website for more information…. Read More
Students will be asked to stagger their arrivals to and exits from classrooms, including filling seats from front to back and leaving the classroom in reverse order. Some seats will be unfilled. Plexiglass will be installed at lecterns as needed. For… Read More
Maintaining social distancing and wearing face coverings/masks are two key factors in maintaining a safe classroom environment. All students and staff are responsible for following UWM’s safety standards and COVID health and safety rules. You personally are not responsible for… Read More
Please first consult with your instructors or academic advisor to see if there is any possibility to make up assignments or receive an incomplete (which gives students extra time to finish the course and receive a letter grade). Students who… Read More
The Career Planning & Resource Center, Student Success Center and TRiO/Pre-College program are expected to reopen their physical offices for the spring semester after Monday, Jan. 18, 2021. The offices also can be reached virtually through the following email addresses:… Read More
UWM quickly adjusted many operations for the 2020-21 school year to offer more services in an online format. Here are some examples: All students can access the Virtual Student Union in Canvas to connect to student communities and services including… Read More
The UWM Libraries are open on all three campuses, though access is limited at the Golda Meir Library on the main campus. Building hours, which are subject to change, are posted on the UWM Libraries website. Please note that face coverings… Read More
In PAWS, online courses that have regularly scheduled meetings will list a campus location of “ONLINE WEB,” but will also include a day and time (for example, “Tuesday/Thursday 1-2:30 p.m.”). For online courses that are more self-paced, the listing box for “Days and… Read More
Visit the UWM Center for International Education website for the latest information for students pertaining to the pandemic. The center also will provide information on its COVID-19 updates page when necessary. CIE’s International Students and Scholars Services office offers visa services and immigration… Read More
A spike in coronavirus in the community prompted UWM to move to almost exclusively online instruction for the last few weeks of the Fall 2020 semester, but plans haven’t changed for Spring 2021: We still plan to offer a mix… Read More