Student entrepreneur Crissi Bates, founder of Jackson House Milwaukee and a biomedical sciences graduate, celebrates graduation at Mitchell Hall. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Accounting and finance major Gwendolyn Schwedersky poses with her pup at Mitchell Hall. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Damion Rouse, a finance student, pops a bottle of champagne in celebration of graduation. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Whenever something ends, something else begins. May 2021 graduates contribute to a collective art exhibit in the concourse of the Student Union, marking the end of this unique year and new beginnings for everyone. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)
Music students and friends Maya Schiek (left) and Olivia Halterman celebrate with confetti at the Panther statue. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
UWM basketball player and communication major Josh Thomas poses with the Panther statue at Grad Fest. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
Nursing students and friends Joy Tropp (from left), Ana Cruz, Valerie Gorospe, Jennifer Bahena and Ana Cruz wear their white coats for their graduation photo with the Panther statue. (UWM Photo/Elora Hennessey)
UW-Milwaukee graduates could pick up graduation watch boxes for the virtual graduation. The boxes included non-alcoholic bubbly, a graduation cookie, confetti and more. (UWM Photo/Troye Fox)
Julia Major, a human resources management major, throws biodegradable glitter for a photo taken by UWM Peck alum Mikaila Dusenberry. (UWM Photo/Mikaila Dusenberry)
Campus ambassador Lizzie Allen poses with a mini Pounce the Panther at the fountain. (UWM Photo/Mikaila Dusenberry)
The UWM community celebrates its 2021 graduating students with Grad Fest.
The weeklong celebration included Instagram-worthy photos taken at iconic campus locations, fun giveaways, participation in a collective art project and a graduation kit for watching the virtual commencement ceremony.
Graduates can see and download their Grad Fest photos on the UWM Alumni Association website.