If you are able, it is best to live in campus housing for a semester or even year before searching for rentals in the surrounding community.
The very first step we recommend international students take before searching for housing is to secure guest housing with UWM. Guest housing provides you with a guaranteed temporary living space while you search for more long-term housing around the UWM… Read More
Before signing a lease, it’s important to ask the landlord or rental company questions about the unit. We have outlined some potential questions below.
A good landlord is essential to a great off-campus experience. We’ve taken the guess work out of finding one that meets criteria that go beyond what the city and state allow through the Good Neighbor landlord program. We also have… Read More
Students have found themselves evicted, homeless or in rentals with terrible issues. We want to help you make the best choice possible. Beware of any landlord exhibiting these behaviors: refusal to provide a sample lease or allow time to review… Read More
Milwaukee in Photos Check out some views of the area ready for your exploring! Restaurant Map There are many great restaurants in the UWM area with food options ranging from burgers and fries to Japanese cuisine. Every Day Needs Map… Read More
Google Maps is a great way to get directions for walking, biking, driving and public transit! Bublr Bikes at UWM Rent a bike to ride around the city! Milwaukee County Transit System Ride any MCTS bus free with your M-Card… Read More
There are a large number of Bublr Bikes stations on campus and around Milwaukee. UWM students may purchase a Bublr permit for $20.00 annually. You may also choose to bring your own bike to campus. In this case, make sure… Read More
The Prowl Line is an alternative to the city bus system that provides services from UPASS Lots and residence halls to campus. The Prowl Line is accessible to all UWM students. Find more information on the Prowl Line here.
BOSS is a safe ride service available to UWM students, operating every day between the hours of 6:00 PM and 2:00 AM during the traditional academic calendar. More information on BOSS can be found on the Transportation Services Website.