Students at the Milwaukee campus who live off campus have several options for testing on campus and in the community. Students with symptoms should make an appointment to be tested at Norris Health Center. Off-campus students who don’t have symptoms… Read More
UWM is unable to provide quarantine spaces for students who do not live in its residence halls. Students and their roommates who live off campus should quarantine or isolate in their off-campus residence. According to the Centers for Disease Control… Read More
UWM has expanded existing efforts to address off-campus behavior issues to account for health and safety concerns related to COVID-19. All off-campus safety and disruption concerns will be addressed through a combination of proactive education and cooperative layers of enforcement… Read More
The federal Centers Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an order on Sept. 4 that temporarily halts evictions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The order, which applies to students in off-campus housing, is in effect until Dec. 31,… 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
The University Legal Clinic is available online and will continue to review leases for UWM students free of charge at this time. Submit a form on their website to start the process of reaching out to the clinic. You also… Read More
It is strongly encouraged that students speak with their roommates about COVID-19, quarantining, social distancing, gathering expectations and health concerns. Read the Neighborhood Housing website guidance on how to have this conversation and ideas of what to discuss.
You can move out, but you will still need to pay your rent. Your lease is a legally binding contract that cannot be broken or changed unless you and your landlord mutually agree to end or change the terms of… Read More
Most likely, yes. Most leases have a “joint and several liability” clause. Under Joint and Several Liability, all tenants and each tenant on a lease are responsible for paying the rent in full and paying for any damage to the unit. Landlords can hold tenants accountable… Read More
You can set up a virtual meeting. From the home page of the Neighborhood Housing website, you can fill out a form to create an online appointment with a staff member. NHO staff will respond and schedule the appointment through… Read More
You can use the Neighborhood Housing Office’s online listing service. Log in to find potential roommates or subleasers.
You should continue to pay your utility bills or cancel accounts as needed. Communicate with your roommates about their expectations for payment.