An education at UWM Graduate School is more than just a degree. It’s an experience. Whether you are interested in a professional master’s degree, advancing your career with a certification, or conducting research and obtaining your doctorate, you can be confident that we are just as committed to your education as you are. Here is a little bit about us…

  • We are a vibrant community of nearly 25,000 students, including nearly 4,700 graduate students. Our campus is the most diverse in the UW System.
  • UWM is competitively priced compared with other public research universities and costs significantly less than private colleges. Assistantships, fellowships and scholarships can make a UWM graduate degree even more affordable.
  • Our distinctive programs include the only dedicated School of Freshwater Sciences in America, the only dedicated public health school in Wisconsin and only school in the UW System dedicated solely to the performing and fine arts, among many other top-ranked programs.
Centers, labs170+and institutes
Awarded$6,000,000in assistantships, fellowships and scholarships
Students from over90countries


UWM Graduate School
Mitchell Hall Room 261
3203 N. Downer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Mailing Address
Mitchell Hall Room 261
P.O. Box 340
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0340

Phone: 414-229-6569
Hours: M-F, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

The Graduate School’s office is located in Mitchell Hall, Room 261
Normal office hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Note: The Graduate Education office will have the following Summer 2023 hours of operation:
The Graduate Education office will be open for in-person services Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Closed to in-person traffic on Fridays.)
Our virtual and phone service hours will remain unchanged: Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. A Microsoft Teams appointment can be made with any team member here: Request an Appointment – Graduate School

Due to Mitchell Hall window renovations, the Graduate Education office is anticipated to be closed to traffic Thursday, September 7 to Friday, October 6. All staff will be working remotely during this time, with the following exceptions*:

  • Monday, Sept. 18
  • Tuesday, Sept.19
  • Wednesday, Sept. 20
  • Monday, Sept. 25
  • Tuesday, Sept. 26
  • Wednesday, Sept. 27
  • Monday, Oct. 2

On these dates, three staff members will in Mitchell Hall Room 295 to receive mail, deliveries, etc.
*These dates are subject to change based on the window renovations project.

Staffing hours will return to normal on Monday, Oct. 9.

In addition to our physical office hours, the Graduate School functions are also being performed virtually, and we are here to support you. If you have questions or need assistance, you can contact us through email at: Or set up an appointment with us at: