If you kept your distance from this student, weren’t within six feet for longer than 15 minutes in a 24-hour period (that’s a cumulative total), and you both wore your masks, you are not a close contact according to the… Read More
At the present time, the plan is to continue instruction in the current mode through the end of the fall semester. Classes taught face-to-face currently will continue in that mode until the end of the semester. UWM leadership monitors the… Read More
Given ongoing public health advisories and international travel restrictions, UWM has canceled student participation in study abroad programs programs through the Spring 2021 semester, including faculty-led and exchange programs. Individual students may apply for an exemption through UWM’s International Travel… Read More
Yes. All students must complete training and a pledge regarding COVID-19. (Faculty and staff will do the same.) The training covers symptoms, rules about face coverings and distancing, and what to do if you’re sick. At the end of training,… Read More
Posting of tuition and fee charges to student accounts started Aug. 1, 2020. Billing statements were mailed after Aug. 14, 2020. Students will be able to view their online billing statements on their PAWS accounts. Please contact the Bursar’s Office… Read More
First, please log into PAWS to review your fall schedule. If you want to change a class or move to an online section, please contact your advisor. Advisors will shift students who want fully online schedules to (1) online sections… Read More
The deadline to withdraw (drop all classes) from Fall 2020 courses without being charged any tuition or fees is Sept. 1, 2020. Students who withdraw from all Fall 2020 courses between Sept. 2 and Sept. 8, 2020 will not be… Read More
Wēpa print stations are available this fall 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… Read More
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
Online courses at UWM will be offered through Canvas, the campus-supported learning platform. It’s possible that a few instructors will use Google sites or some other platform, but it would be a very small group.
Go to the website of the individual L&S department (for example, https://uwm.edu/anthropology/) and you will see a “Class Updates” button to click for checking on class formats. If the course isn’t listed, it’s entirely online.
The UWM Libraries are open on all three campuses for the Fall 2020 semester, though access will be limited at the Golda Meir Library on the main campus. Golda Meir Library is reopening in phases, starting with most public spaces… Read More
Here is the most recent, approximate breakdown of how UWM’s roughly 6,000 classes will be taught in the Fall 2020 semester: Entirely online: 59% In-person: 22% Hybrid: 19% (mix of online and in-person instruction)
To ensure the health and safety of the campus community, orientation will be offered in a virtual format for new undergraduate students who are starting at UWM’s three campuses. The experience will include a Canvas course, online sessions with orientation… Read More
If a student is interested in borrowing a laptop, UWM has a limited number of Dell i7 laptops, made available by a generous donation from Dell, and Google Chromebooks, made available by the UWM Libraries. Devices are available on a first-come, first-serve… Read More
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 as Norris Health Center… Read More
All individual student meetings with faculty, teaching assistants, peer mentors, advisors, coaches, coordinators and tutors will happen online in the fall. Instructors and student support offices and centers will post clear information about availability and scheduling.
Students who drop individual courses but do not withdraw from all fall 2020 courses should review the UWM Interactive Add/Drop Calendar to determine the deadlines and corresponding fee assessments for their course. Students will not be refunded for courses if their enrollment remains in… Read More
Yes. The City of Milwaukee Health Department has approved UWM’s fall reopening plan. The Health Department recently enacted more restrictive guidelines for when in-person classes may resume. UWM is the first college or university in Milwaukee to receive permission from… Read More
Because of social distancing requirements, all classes of more than 100 students will be held online. Many smaller classes will use a hybrid approach that will reduce the number of students present in a classroom at one specific time. Read… Read More