Sonya Martin

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sonyam@uwm.eduMitchell Hall 165D
Senior Academic Advisor
Pathway Advising

About Sonya

As a senior academic advisor for Pathway Advising, Sonya works with incoming undecided freshmen to help them identify a major pathway. In her role, Sonya serves as a valuable resource for students. She strives to connect students to our supportive campus resources. In her previous roles at UWM, Sonya has served as the assistant director for Links, the First Year Center, and the Student Success Center. She believes that, “you should never judge a book by its cover."


MS, Counseling (Higher Education), University of Wisconsin - Whitewater
BS, Social Work, University of Wisconsin - Whitewater


Reading, travel, movies, concerts, leadership conferences, listening to podcasts, and photography.

Favorite Movies

"The Avengers: Endgame," "Memories of the Alahambra"

Favorite Place on Campus

The Fountain. It's the perfect place to reflect and relax.

Favorite Place in Milwaukee

UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena. One of the most storied venues in the Midwest, UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena serves as the home to the Milwaukee men's basketball team. Go Panthers!