Panther Family and Friends Day 2022

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee 2310 E Hartford Ave, Milwaukee

Register your family for free here: https://milwaukee.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_a5Unvctd95i8rbg Events that require tickets (Planetarium show, Soccer game, etc.) will have tickets for sale in September via the University’s ticketing platform. See all the events happening here: https://uwm.edu/family/events/2022-10-08/

Free

Grad Student Meet up before the Panther Prowl 5K Run/Walk

The Graduate School table will be stocked with bagels at 9 a.m.! Meet up with other graduate students prior to the 10 a.m. run/walk start. Stop by for some carb-loading and camaraderie! Join the UWM Alumni Association for a beautiful... Read More

Free

Dia de Familia y Amigos at UWM

UWM Garland Hall Parking Lot 2441 East Hartford Avenue, Milwaukee, WI

Join us for Dia de Familia y Amigos (Family & Friends Day) with the Roberto Hernandez Center (RHC)! Parents and families of UWM students will be able to tour and meet the staff at the RHC, connect with UWM Latinx... Read More

Free

Artist’s Fair

UW-Milwaukee Golda Meir Library, Learning Commons, 2311 East Hartford Avenue 2311 E Hartford Ave, Milwaukee

Join us on Panther Friends and Family Day for an artist fair featuring work by student artists and others. Sweetest Day is October 15, so get a beautiful handmade gift for your sweetie!

Introduction to UWM Pre-College Programs

Lubar N146 3202 N. Maryland Avenue, Milwaukee

This event will engage families in activities to introduce them to UWM Pre-College and learn learn about the programs we offer middle and high school students to prepare them for college.

Free

Panthershop Open

Student Union, Campus level

Come check out the newly renovated Panthershop in the UWM Student Union. The Panthershop is located on the campus level through the doors on Spaights Plaza. On Family and Friends Day, the Panthershop will be open from 9am-3pm.

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Family Weekend Bike Rides

Klotsche Center, Outdoor Pursuits 131A 3409 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee

Join Outdoor Pursuits for a bike ride along the lakefront, through neighborhoods surrounding campus, and the Oak Leaf Trail. The bike ride is 8 miles (13km) roundtrip with breaks for pictures along the way! This is a guided bike ride... Read More

$6.00

Panther Prowl 5K

UWM Garland Hall Parking Lot 2441 East Hartford Avenue, Milwaukee, WI

Join the UWM Alumni Association for a beautiful autumn run/walk through UWM's campus and Lake Park while supporting UWM students.  All proceeds from the Panther Prowl 5K support UWM student scholarships, helping UWM students stay on the path to graduation. ... Read More

$15 – $35

Financial Aid Department Open Hours

Much of campus has been under construction for months, including Mellencamp Hall. While we're not ready to announce exciting changes coming regarding Student Financial Services, we'd love for you to stop by and see our newly opened space. We're located... Read More

Free

On Making Fairyland at the Mathis Art Gallery

Emile H. Mathis Art Gallery Mitchell Hall 170 3203 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee

With loans from UWM’s Special Collections, the Mathis Gallery presents On Making Fairyland, an exhibit of fairy tale and children’s fantasy illustrations from the Golden Age of Illustration (1880-1930), exploring the ways artists such as Arthur Rackham, Kay Nielsen, and Henry... Read More

Free

Welcome Center Family Fun!

UWM Welcome Center, 2100 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI 53211. 2100 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions welcomes families to stop by the Welcome Center to say hello & partake in our photo booth! Younger siblings can participate in a UWM Campus Scavenger Hunt to get a swag item.

Free

School of Information Studies Trivia and Tours

Northwest Quad, Building D, 3rd Floor 2025 E. Newport Avenue, Milwaukee

The School of Information Studies (SOIS) has a new home! Join us for snacks, trivia, and tours of our new space. Complete the trivia questions and win a prize!  

Free

Surplus Pop-Up Shop

Architecture and Urban Planning Room 333

The UW-Milwaukee Surplus program facilitated reuse of over 5,300 items last year through public sales, online auctions, donations to nonprofit organizations, and recirculating items back onto campus. We also saved over 410,000 pounds of materials from being landfilled through reuse... Read More

Free

African American Union Black Family Day by UWM at Waukesha

UWM Campus

The UWM at Waukesha African American Union (AAU) invites families to the main campus in Milwaukee for Black Family Day. AAU will be selling tie-dye shirts and will have a donation jar at the Jmakin Jamaican food truck located near... Read More

Sigma Chi Cookout to End Cancer

Spaights Plaza

The UWM chapter of the Sigma Chi Fraternity will be hosting a cookout (including hot dogs, brats, and hamburgers), and collecting donations to benefit the Huntsman Cancer Foundation. The mission of the Huntsman Cancer Foundation is to find the causes... Read More

$6

Tour of Downer Woods – UWM’s on Campus Natural Area

Downer Woods 2500 E Edgewood Ave., Shorewood

Tour Downer Woods, UWM's on-campus natural area used for research and environmental education.  UWM is one of the few urban universities that has an on-campus natural area.  In fact, UWM has three properties within 45 minutes of campus that are... Read More

Free
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Planetarium Show

Planetarium Milwaukee, WI

Be dazzled during one of several 40-minute live program “Life of a Star” at the UWM Planetarium. The UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium is a 5-10 minute walk from various areas on campus. You can purchase your tickets here: https://uwm.universitytickets.com/w/?cid=195.  Please... Read More

$7.50

UWM James and Yvonne Ziemer Clinical Simulation Center

Northwest Quad, Building C, 3rd Floor

Tour and experience the brand new James and Yvonne Ziemer Clinical Simulation Center where nursing students practice hands-on skills.  Take a tour, listen to heart and lung sounds, watch a birthing simulation and test your handwashing skills!

Free

Celebrate Earth Science Week in the Greene Geological Museum

Thomas A. Greene Geological Museum Lapham Hall, 3209 N. Maryland Ave., Room 168, Milwaukee

The Department of Geosciences welcomes you to the Greene Museum, which houses the vast fossil and mineral collection amassed by Thomas A. Greene. We have a range of activities available to Panthers of all ages: View the beautiful collection Play... Read More

Free

Justice for All: The Legacy of Chief Justice Shirley S. Abrahamson, A Traveling Exhibit

UW-Milwaukee Golda Meir Library, Learning Commons, 2311 East Hartford Avenue 2311 E Hartford Ave, Milwaukee

The exhibit presents the groundbreaking career of Wisconsin’s first woman justice, her impact on the Wisconsin court system, and her place in history. It highlights causes she championed—women’s rights, civil rights, public understanding of the court system, and the importance... Read More

Free
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Planetarium Shows

Planetarium Milwaukee, WI

Be dazzled during one of several 40-minute live program “Life of a Star” at the UWM Planetarium. The UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium is a 5-10 minute walk from various areas on campus. You can purchase your tickets here: https://uwm.universitytickets.com/w/?cid=195.  Please... Read More

$7.50

Student Parent Welcome

UWM Children's Learning Center North West Quadrant Room 1606, 2025 E. Newport Ave, Milwaukee

All UWM students with children are invited to join the UWM Children's Learning Center and the Student Parent Success Program for a pizza party play-date on the play yard! This event will take place immediately following the Panther Prowl on... Read More

Free

Letters and Science Student Success and Advising Information Session

Kenwood Interdiscinplary Research Center 3135 N Maryland Avenue, Milwaukee

This session is for Family and Friends of students enrolled in the College of Letters and Science.  Join us for a presentation and Q&A covering: Advising and support resources for L&S students What it takes to graduate: L&S Degree and... Read More

Free
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Family Weekend Bike Rides

Klotsche Center, Outdoor Pursuits 131A 3409 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee

Join Outdoor Pursuits for a bike ride along the lakefront, through neighborhoods surrounding campus, and the Oak Leaf Trail. The bike ride is 8 miles (13km) roundtrip with breaks for pictures along the way! This is a guided bike ride... Read More

$6.00

Bocce and Boules with the Department of Global Studies

Pangaea Mall (between Lubar and Bolton Halls) 2200 E Kenwood Blvd

On Panther Family and Friends Day, join the Department of Global Studies, including the programs in French, Italian, Comparative Literature, International Studies, and Global Studies, for games of bocce and boules and an assortment of international cookies at Pangaea Mall... Read More

Free
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Planetarium Shows

Planetarium Milwaukee, WI

Be dazzled during one of several 40-minute live program “Life of a Star” at the UWM Planetarium. The UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium is a 5-10 minute walk from various areas on campus. You can purchase your tickets here: https://uwm.universitytickets.com/w/?cid=195.  Please... Read More

$7.50
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Zumba Fitness Dance Fun

Green Hall 3347 N. Downer Ave, Milwaukee

Join in the fun of Zumba Dance Fitness... no previous dance experience required!! Just follow along with the instructor to do the easy dance steps, to the fun and energizing Latin songs and music. Great fun, great fitness!! ( Best... Read More

Free
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Connected Systems Institute Tour

Connected Systems Institute 2311 E Hartford Ave, Milwaukee

Tours will depart on the hour at 2pm, 3pm, and 4pm. Please register to reserve your space as each tour is limited to 15 people per time. Registration links per tour time are available here: 2:00: https://uwm.edu/csi/family-wkd-tour-2/ 3:00:https://uwm.edu/csi/family-wkd-tour-3/ 4:00:https://uwm.edu/csi/family-wkd-tour-4/ The... Read More

Free
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Zumba Fitness Dance Fun

Green Hall 3347 N. Downer Ave, Milwaukee

Join in the fun of Zumba Dance Fitness... no previous dance experience required!! Just follow along with the instructor to do the easy dance steps, to the fun and energizing Latin songs and music. Great fun, great fitness!! ( Best... Read More

Free
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Planetarium Shows

Planetarium Milwaukee, WI

Be dazzled during one of several 40-minute live program “Life of a Star” at the UWM Planetarium. The UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium is a 5-10 minute walk from various areas on campus. You can purchase your tickets here: https://uwm.universitytickets.com/w/?cid=195.  Please... Read More

$7.50
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Connected Systems Institute Tour

Connected Systems Institute 2311 E Hartford Ave, Milwaukee

Tours will depart on the hour at 2pm, 3pm, and 4pm. Please register to reserve your space as each tour is limited to 15 people per time. Registration links per tour time are available here: 2:00: https://uwm.edu/csi/family-wkd-tour-2/ 3:00:https://uwm.edu/csi/family-wkd-tour-3/ 4:00:https://uwm.edu/csi/family-wkd-tour-4/ The... Read More

Free
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Planetarium Shows

Planetarium Milwaukee, WI

Be dazzled during one of several 40-minute live program “Life of a Star” at the UWM Planetarium. The UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium is a 5-10 minute walk from various areas on campus. You can purchase your tickets here: https://uwm.universitytickets.com/w/?cid=195.  Please... Read More

$7.50
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Connected Systems Institute Tour

Connected Systems Institute 2311 E Hartford Ave, Milwaukee

Tours will depart on the hour at 2pm, 3pm, and 4pm. Please register to reserve your space as each tour is limited to 15 people per time. Registration links per tour time are available here: 2:00: https://uwm.edu/csi/family-wkd-tour-2/ 3:00:https://uwm.edu/csi/family-wkd-tour-3/ 4:00:https://uwm.edu/csi/family-wkd-tour-4/ The... Read More

Free

Family Fun Trivia

Student Union 1st Floor Fireside Lounge 2200 E Kenwood Blvd., Milwaukee, WI

Face-off against fellow Panther families in a trivia day event all about UWM and Milwaukee!

Free
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Family Weekend Bike Rides

Klotsche Center, Outdoor Pursuits 131A 3409 N Downer Ave, Milwaukee

Join Outdoor Pursuits for a bike ride along the lakefront, through neighborhoods surrounding campus, and the Oak Leaf Trail. The bike ride is 8 miles (13km) roundtrip with breaks for pictures along the way! This is a guided bike ride... Read More

$6.00

UWM Volleyball

Klotsche Center

Milwaukee Volleyball  vs. Oakland Saturday, Oct 8, 2022 4 PM Klotsche Center. All seating is general admission. Discounted tickets ($3) through this link https://fevo.me/22uwmfamilyweekend Free for UWM students

$5

Family Movie: Encanto

Sandburg Flicks Sandburg Residence Hall, 3400 N Maryland Avenue, Milwaukee

All guests must be with a University Housing resident and have guest passes. Need a family-friendly movie night? If you student lives in any of the UWM residence halls, you can attend a free viewing of the 2021 hit "Encanto!"... Read More

Free

Fall Choral Showcase

Helene Zelazo Center for the Performing Arts 2419 East Kenwood Boulevard, Milwaukee, WI

Fall Choral Showcase Join the UWM Bella Voce, Kameraden, Alta Voce, and Kameraden Plus choirs for a diverse program of choral music from a variety of styles, cultures, and time periods at their first concert of the 2022–2023 school year!... Read More

$8

Family Movie: Encanto

Sandburg Flicks Sandburg Residence Hall, 3400 N Maryland Avenue, Milwaukee

All guests must be with a University Housing resident and have guest passes. Need a family-friendly movie night? If you student lives in any of the UWM residence halls, you can attend a free viewing of the 2021 hit "Encanto!"... Read More

Free