Support for Students

Students may face serious challenges  such as health emergencies, personal tragedies, or unexpected financial struggles that may impact their college experience. The Dean of Students Office helps students navigate such circumstances and connects students to resources.

The Dean of Students Office provides the following services:

Absence Notifications: For students who are hospitalized or are physically unable to contact their instructors.

Student Support Coordinators & Case Managers (non-clinical): Assistance connecting to campus and community resources and planning next steps.

UWM Emergency Grant – A private donor-funded grant for students facing unforeseen financial emergencies.

College of General Studies Emergency Grant -An emergency grant for students who attend UWM at Washington County or Waukesha. Students are also eligible for the UWM Emergency Grant.

Food Center and Pantry – For students seeking access to food.

Laptop Loan Program – For students who need to borrow a laptop.

Resources for Students – Check out this page to find out about other resources at UWM and in the greater community.

Medical Withdrawals – For students who experience a serious and unexpected condition during the academic semester that completely prevents them from being able to function as a student.

Tuition and Fee Appeals – For students who believe their tuition charges are incorrect due to university error.