U 1.0: Putting Them First

is a program designed to engage with and support first-generation students. Currently, UWM consists of 29% of first generation students. 


U1.0 regularly holds events to assist first-generation students get acclimated to life on campus

Visit the Inclusive Excellence Center and the U1.0 events to receive information about the program, get connected to campus resources, and meet other first-generation students, faculty and staff.

As a member of a Living Learning Community at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, you get to be part of a “community within a community” by living in the residence halls among students with similar interests. There are multiple Living Learning Communities at each UWM residence hall. For more information on LLC’s click here.