Discounts, Events and ServicesLocationFor WhomCostWhen
Art Galleries
Peck School of the Arts, Union Art Gallery, Emile H. Mathis Art Gallery, Golda Meir Library
Arts Building 2nd Floor, Union W199, Mitchell Hall 154, Golda Meir LibraryEveryoneFreeYear-round
350+ theater, dance and music perfomances, film screenings, art exhibitions every year
Peck School of the ArtsEveryoneDiscount and free optionsYear-round
Bicycle Club
Enjoy your Wednesday night with after-work rides that go through summer/early fall. Long, intermediate, short rides offered. Yearly National Bike Challenge starts in May.
Rides leave from the east side of the Klotsche Center and finish at 6:30 p.m. at Estabrook Park, where there is an optional social gathering.EveryoneFreeScheduled
Bicycle Fix-it Station on Spaights Plaza, outside the northeast Union entrance. Air filling stations are inside the NWQ, EMS, Union and Pavillion parking structures.EveryoneFreeYear-round
Indoor Bicycle ParkingEMS GarageEveryoneFreeYear-round
Blood DrivesEveryoneFree
Easy shopping for quick gifts, cards, electronics. 25 percent discount on the first Friday of each month for the campus community.
1st Floor of UWM Student UnionEveryoneDiscountYear-round
Campus Gardens
People can grow their own food, and even “pick their lunch” without leaving campus.
Next to Sandburg Hall East Tower & outside of Physics BuildingEveryoneFreeYear-round
Cell Phone Plan DiscountsUWMDiscountYear-round
Center for Nursing History
Experience rare artifacts, mementos and photos related to advances in nursing.
Cunningham HallEveryoneFreeYear-round
Child care
UWM faculty, staff, students, alumni and MPS/Shorewood school-age children can enroll at this facility on campus.
Children’s Learning Center, 2025 E. Newport Ave.EveryoneYear-round
College for Kids
Great summer program for kids.
Enjoy talks about geoscience topics.
Lapham Hall, Room N103EveryoneFreeWatch schedule
Community Audiology Services
One-stop shop where you can find the products and services you need to live more successfully with hearing loss.
EveryoneBy appointment
Commuter Value Pass
Discounted bus pass.
Computer Hardware & Software DiscountsUWMDiscountYear-round
Cooking Classes
Outstanding small group, hands-on cooking classes.
UWM Student Union, 3rd floorUWMDiscountScheduled
Downer Woods
Enjoy a stroll through nature on footpaths.
North of Sandburg HallEveryoneFreeYear-round
Electric Vehicle standard-charge stations
Will charge an electric vehicle with a depleted battery in 4+ hours (depending on battery capacity).
2 at EMS & 4 at NWQ Parking garagesEveryoneYear-round
Employee Assistance Program
Service line dedicated to employee well-being. Covers employees, dependents and household members. Includes counseling, work/life and healthy living services, financial planning, legal advice, and more.
Company Password: SOWI
Ergonomic Services
Ergonomic assessments, office ergonomic training, back care training, early return to work services.
Enderis Hall, Room 980UWMDiscount and free optionsBy appointment
First Fridays
Mingle with other faculty/staff on campus. Details emailed monthly.
Freebies & Discounts Guide
Deals and Discounts with a valid UWM ID. Some are just for students, but some are for all!
Friends of the Golda Meir Library Used Book Sale
Thousands of used books for sale. First day reserved for UWM faculty, staff, and students.
UWM (first day), EveryoneTwice a year
Geological Museum, Thomas A. Greene
Contains the fossil and mineral collection of Thomas A. Greene.
Lapham HallEveryoneFreeScheduled
Golda Meir Library
Over 2 million books, and thousands of DVDs and CDs. Browsing collection contains newest fiction and more. All available for checkout.
Golda Meir Library BuildingUWMFreeYear-round
Great Books Roundtable Discussions
Monthly from 7-9 p.m.
4th Floor of the Golda Meir LibraryEveryoneFreeOnce a month
Lactation Room Sites
Dedicated lactation sites & certified lactation counselor
Chapman Hall 150F, Cunningham 703A, Engelmann Hall 168, KIRC 2085, School of Freshwater Sciences 3090A, Union WG26, Zilber School of Public Health 222UWMFreeYear-round
Little Free Libraries
Take a book and/or leave a book for someone else.
Outside of the Union & Children’s Learning CenterEveryoneFreeYear-round
Lost and Found
Items of value that are turned in around campus will be brought to the University Police Station. Call 414-229-4627 or stop by the police department to be reunited with your property.
UWMPD, ground floor of Sandburg Hall West towerEveryoneFreeYear-round
The Ombuds Council
Neutral and confidential assistance for campus community members seeking options for resolving conflicts.
UWMFreeBy appointment
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
Older adults satisfy their curiosity about the world around them in a unique learning community with over 900 members. Must be 50 years or older.
School of Continuing EducationUWMYear-round
Panther Games
Enjoy UWM sporting events.
Panther Prowl
5K run/walk to support student scholarships.
Everyone2nd Sunday in October
Manfred Olson Planetarium
Astrobreaks offered over the lunch hour. Also stargazing, Friday night shows and special events.
Planetarium is in Physics buildingEveryoneFreeScheduled
Prescription drug receptacle
Where employees can safely dispose of unneeded prescription drugs.
UWMPD Lobby, ground floor of Sandburg Hall West TowerUWMFreeYear-round
Professional Development & Education
Opportunities for career development.
Research Consultation
Discuss your topic in-depth with a staff member who will offer advice on library resources available to help you.
Meet your scheduled librarian at the Ask a Librarian Desk on the first floor, west wing of the UWM Libraries.UWMFreeBy appointment
Safety Alerts
Text messages for timely updates on emergencies.
Safety Classes
Includes alcohol awareness for hosts, self defense, active shooter training.
Science Bag
Interactive performances that connect science with everyday life.
Shower Facilities for bicycle commuters, those taking exercise classes and others.AUP B90A/B, ENG B21/25, NWQ 1561/65, LUB B22/24, MIT 334/372UWMFreeYear-round
Speech & Language Clinic
Evaluation and treatment for people with communication disorders.
EveryoneBy appointment
SWAP (Surplus with a Purpose)
Unique online auction site that has a wide variety of items for sale.
UWM Food and Garden Club
Group meets regularly in the spring for garden planning and sharing. Informal workshops and harvest festivals are held throughout the year.
Contact Kate Nelson at