Advocating For UWM

The Office of Government Relations cultivates and maintains relationships with policymakers, building support for the University

Get Involved In Building Support For UWM

UWM works closely with government agencies in the city of Milwaukee as well as with governments in all three counties UWM has campuses – Milwaukee, Waukesha and Washington Counties.
Local Government Relations
UWM receives a portion of its funding through the state’s biennial budget process. UWM’s continued growth as a major research institution and its service to the students of Wisconsin relies on continued support from the state.
State Relations
Funding from the federal government is a key part of many of UWM’s research and academic initiatives, while federal programs also provide financial support to UWM’s students.
Federal Relations