The Advising webpage includes information for all the points below.
- How to make an appointment
- Meet our Advisors
- General contact and location information
Declaring a Major, Minor or Certificate
Students in the School of Education can declare a major, minor, or certificate by meeting with an academic advisor.
Appealing a Campus/College Policy
- If you are currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Curriculum & Instruction or Exceptional Education and a teaching license, please email your Academic Advisor.
- If you are ONLY pursuing a Master’s or Doctoral degree within the School of Education, please contact your faculty advisor.
- Please note that submission of an appeal does not guarantee approval.
Appeals – Advisor Approval
Change Grading Option of a Course After Deadline
Complete the Change Grading Option of a Course After Deadline form to request approval to change the grading option for a course after the published deadline.
Concurrent Enrollment for Semester/Year
Complete the Concurrent Enrollment for Semester/Year form to request approval to take a course at UWM and another institution during the same semester.
Credit Overload for Semester/Year
Complete the Credit Overload for Semester/Year form to request approval to enroll in credits beyond the maximum allowed amount in each semester (fall/spring – 18 cr, summer – 12 cr).
Take a Course a Third Time
Complete the Take a Course a Third Time form to to request permission to take a course for a third time.
Appeals – Committee Approval
Approval to Withdraw from the University
Complete the Approval to Withdraw from the University form to request a withdrawal from a semester after the published deadline.
Dean’s OK to Continue
Complete the Dean’s OK to Continue form to request reinstatement (re-admission) to UWM after or prior to the duration of an academic drop.
Drop a Class After the Deadline
Complete the Drop a Class After the Deadline form to request to drop a course after the published deadline.
General Education Requirement Waiver
Complete the General Education Requirement Waiver form if you are requesting a waiver or substitution of a general education requirement.
Appeals – Faculty Approval
Course Substitution Request
Complete the Course Substitution Request form to request that a different course be used to satisfy a specific course requirement.
Request to Graduate Without Certification
Complete the Request to Graduate Without Certification form to request to graduate without certification.
Visit the Office of Student Services webpage for additional student resources.