Students celebrating graduation

Time to Celebrate

Get ready to cheer for graduation and success at the May 19 commencement!

Important Information
Disruption of university events, including graduation activities, violates state law and university policies. Disruptions will not be tolerated. Participants who engage in disruption risk arrest, and/or criminal charges and student disciplinary action. Graduates are asked to pass through security with their graduation gowns unzipped and open as part of the Wisconsin Center District security screening process. The bag policy at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena will be strictly enforced. See the arena’s bag policy and list of prohibited items

UWM’s 130th commencement will be celebrated at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, 400 E. Kilbourn Ave.

Ticketing Information
Graduates do not need tickets, but all guests will require a ticket to enter the arena. A link will be posted in April to claim tickets. Check here for ticketing information.
UWM branded mugs, shirts, sweatshirts

Show your Panther Pride with great items from! From T-shirts and sweatshirts to drinkware and hats, there’s something for everyone. There are new specials every month, and each item makes a great gift or something to keep for yourself!

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The UWM Alumni Association is pleased to be able to celebrate your graduation with you in person! Our network of nearly 200,000 alumni in 110 countries is here to support you. Help us stay in touch by updating your contact information and follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.