Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office has joined the Registrar and Bursar Offices on the web to bring you one place to find answers to many of your enrollment and finance questions!

If you’ve got questions about financial aid, try looking through the various pages in the “Finances” section of our website! If you’re not sure where to look, try our virtual Q&A tool, Ask Pounce below! After all of that, if you’ve still got questions, use the “Send an E-mail to Financial Aid” link below!

E-mail Us!

Have a general question?
Use this form to reach out to us via e-mail!

Have a private scholarship to report? Awesome!
If you’re a student, click here to let us know. 
If you’re a donor, click here to let us know.

Would you like us to post your Private Scholarship?

Click here to let us know.

Would you like our staff to present to your group or organization?
Use this form to request a presentation or our presence at an event you are hosting!

Talk with Us

We have dedicated staff monitoring our phone line, front desk, and e-mail inbox. If you have a question, you can often get it answered quickly by calling, stopping in, or using the contact form above.

Schedule an Appointment

When we’re not offering walk-in advising, an appointment is required to meet with a financial aid advisor in person or over the phone. If you’re unsure whether or not you need an appointment, please call our office and we can assist you in making that determination based on your campus location.

If you believe you would best be served by meeting with an advisor in person or over the phone, please see where to schedule an appointment based on campus location below.

  • For appointments at the Main Milwaukee campus: Schedule yourself an appointment. Walk-ins are offered on Wednesdays at the Main Campus Financial Aid Office-please see details below.
  • For Appointments at the Washington County campus: Financial Aid staff are generally available on Tuesdays on a walk-in basis (first come, first serve). Please check-in at the Solution Center Desk for a Walk-In Appointment.
  • For Appointments at the Waukesha County campus: Financial Aid staff are generally available on Thursdays on a walk-in basis (first come, first serve). Please check-in at the Solution Center Desk for a Walk-In Appointment.

Walk-In Advising Hours at the Milwaukee Campus

Have questions for an advisor? No need for an appointment on Wednesdays! Stop by our office (almost) any Wednesday from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm to meet with an advisor on a first come, first serve basis.

This emester there will be no Walk Ins available on the following Wednesdays:
March 4, March 18, May 13, May 20

How to Reach Us

Office Hours:
Monday: 9AM – 6PM (when classes are in session)
Tuesday – Friday: 8AM – 4:30PM

Phone: (414) 229-4541 – Press ‘6’, to speak to an advisor and/or to make an appointment.

Email: Use the contact form above or e-mail us at:
finaid@uwm.edu (General Questions)
schlrshp@uwm.edu (Scholarship Specific Questions)

Fax: (414) 229-5699 – most requests for documentation can be accepted via fax

Address:
Department of Financial Aid, Student Employment, and Military Education Benefits
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
2442 E. Kenwood Blvd., Mellencamp Hall. Room 162
P.O. Box 469
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0469