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We’re here for you. Reach out. Get involved. Take advantage of the many opportunities that help give our college a reputation for being tight-knit and supportive.

Academic Resources

Our team is here to answer questions or address concerns for current or prospective undergraduate students. Our students work closely with an Academic Advisor during their college experience to help with academic planning.
Academic Advising
We’re here to help! Our college provides free tutoring for our students. Drop-in times and appointments are available for many courses in our program.
Tutoring & Academic Support
There are many ways to earn honors at our college. Learn more about the Dean’s Honor List, Honors College Degree, Honors College Degree with Distinction, Commencement Honors and Final Honors.
Collaboration with others and hands-on learning are essential to preparing our students for successful careers so our college offers a wide variety of spaces and labs for students to explore outside of the classroom.
Resource Rooms & Labs
Students work in teams to apply the skills they have learned over their years at our college to a semester or year-long project. Winners are announced at the Order of the Engineer ceremony.

Program sponsored by GE HealthCare
Senior Design Projects
Master’s and Doctoral students will find important resources and forms for changes to schedules, change in advisor, transfer credits and more.
Graduate Academic Support
Students who wish to appeal a grade or other academic action can find details on the required steps involved here.
Student Academic Appeal Procedures
Find a spot for individual, quiet or group study.
Study Spaces

Financial Support

No matter what your family’s situation, there are financial aid options to help make UWM an affordable choice.
As an R1 research institution, there are many opportunities to engage in research at UWM, including some with support. Learn more about these opportunities for financial support here.
Research & Teaching Opportunities
Both UWM and the College of Engineering & Applied Science offer graduate level fellowships that provide financial support in the form of tuition waivers and/or stipends. Learn more about how fellowships are determined and awarded.


Get the most out of your college experience at UWM by joining one of our many engineering and computer science related student organizations to expand your learning outside of the classroom. And make connections, too.
Student Organizations
Broaden your academic horizons by traveling to another country.
Study Abroad
There’s a reason 93% of our students graduate with paid, work-related experience. Our college has dedicated staff to host career expos and connect students with internships, co-ops and careers.
Career Services
Upon graduation, undergraduate and graduate students from our college are invited to participate in the Order of the Engineer, a recognition ceremony dedicated to upholding devotion to the standards and dignity of the engineering profession. 
Order of the Engineer
The annual Student Research Poster Competition is a signature event for our college. Undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students showcase incremental and game-changing discoveries they’ve made through months and sometimes years of work in our labs with our faculty. They share their work with judges from industry, who provide invaluable feedback.
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How much time should you be studying per week? Research suggests that students should spend approximately 2-3 hours, per credit hour, studying in order to be successful in their courses. To see how that equation fits into your current lifestyle, use the interactive tool to identify areas of opportunity to maximize your potential for success.
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Campus Resources

UWM offers a wide range of campus resources, such as academic support and mental health resources. Students also find community within our student centers.