Some food service outlets in the UWM Student Union will be open in the fall. Initial plans call for the reopening of the Grind coffee shop and the Flour Shop, which are located on the atrium level. Retail services will… 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
Service/information desks and department offices throughout the Milwaukee, Waukesha and Washington County campuses will have a supply of disposable masks available. Exact locations will be updated as they are determined. If a student cannot afford a cloth mask, they can… Read More
Student employees should reach out to their supervisors. If work is available, students are not prohibited or discouraged from working under UWM’s current COVID-19 guidelines, although it is likely the work will be performed remotely. Access to UWM buildings and facilities… Read More
No, graduate assistants, including teaching assistants, research assistants and project assistants, are exempt from intermittent furloughs under UWM’s guidelines.
According to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, student employees who are facing unemployment may apply for unemployment benefits. Students may be eligible based on previous jobs, but there is no guarantee of benefits.