“Go boxes” with bottled water and snacks are available at the front desks of each building. Students can pick them up on arrival or whenever they need them. The boxes are not meals but meant to tide students over until… Read More
Residence hall students who must quarantine or isolate due to COVID-19 are not required to do so at an off-campus location. University Housing provides isolation locations, as well as (if applicable) the ability to quarantine or isolate in a student’s assigned space. As… Read More
All students living in UWM residence halls must have regular antigen tests as part of the campus’ effort to manage infections through early detection, contact tracing and quarantine. The goal is to test all students living on campus, even those… Read More
If you received a positive test result from a UWM testing site, go to your room and wait for a call to walk you through the process. You should also complete the campus COVID-19 reporting form. (If you receive a positive test result elsewhere,… Read More
We hope that all members of the UWM community are doing their part to slow the spread COVID-19. Simple steps like washing hands for at least 20 seconds, maintaining social distancing and wearing a face covering can help keep you and… Read More
We understand that some students have asked advisors and other staff members about how to terminate their housing contracts and withdrawal procedures related to COVID-19. UWM has not seen large numbers of positive cases yet, and campus leadership will continue… Read More
We recommend that students living in university residence halls use UWM’s designated isolation and quarantine housing. However, students may return to their permanent homes to isolate there if they can do so safely in light of their family circumstances.
UWM is committed to offering a wide variety of food options in a safe and healthy environment for students living in residence halls. We’ve had to adjust some services and operations to meet campus or City of Milwaukee Health Department… Read More
The UWM Food Center and Pantry will be open every Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the fall semester. Distribution will return to a shopping model, hosted in the Eighth Note Coffeehouse space on the first floor of… Read More
Housing and meal plan charges were posted to student accounts by Aug. 11, 2020. Billing statements were mailed after Aug. 14, 2020. Students also will be able to view their online billing statements on their PAWS accounts. Please contact the… Read More
University Housing has been hard at work finding a balance between virtual programs and small, socially distanced in-person programming. We will have many opportunities for programs and engagement within the halls and on campus in a variety of formats to… Read More
Room and board rates are reviewed each fiscal year, and proposed increases are based on departmental fixed costs such as utilities and service charges. Room rates are then approved by the UW System Board of Regents each summer. Room and… Read More
Residents will not have access to spaces that are not part of their housing assignment. Unassigned spaces have been intentionally left vacant to support social distancing measures in the residence hall communities.
University Housing looks to support all students in their college experience and academics regardless of whether they are taking online or in-person classes. Students who live in the halls will continue to receive support from resident assistants, as well as… Read More
Housing is assigned based on available spaces and capacity. Therefore, as long as there are open spaces in the Spring 2021 semester, a student would not need to live on campus in the fall to qualify to live in the… Read More
UWM continues to work to mitigate the impact of this crisis on our students and their families. Support efforts include: Distributing nearly $8.4 million in federal emergency CARES Act grants to eligible students. Refunding $7.4 million in Spring 2020 housing,… Read More
As in the Spring 2020 semester, UWM students without housing options will be allowed to remain in the residence halls if the university must shift all classes back to online instruction later in the fall, though room assignments might have… Read More
A student without an academic year contract can apply for a spring 2021-only contract by adding their name to the wait list and selecting “Spring 2021” from the drop-down menu. University Housing usually begins contacting those on the wait list… Read More
Here are the standard cleaning procedures in student housing: Hand sanitizer stations located in first floor lobbies are checked daily and refilled as needed. Restrooms are cleaned and disinfected daily before 9 a.m. Power cleaning with disinfectant cleaners is completed,… Read More
Students living in UWM residence halls are expected to clean their own bedroom, suite/apartment and bathroom. They also are expected to clean their own kitchen if they have one in their suite or apartment.