Welcome to UW-Milwaukee TRIO Student Support Services Program

During this time of online instruction and minimal in-person contacts, please feel free to reach out to our staff here:

Demond:                           demond@uwm.edu;     (414)375-9636
Sarah:                               peek@uwm.edu;          (414)376-8226
Dr. Karen Parrish Baker:  bakerkp@uwm.edu;     (414)376-3464

*New Freshman for 2020-2021 can download an application HERE!
Submit completed & signed applications by email to peek@uwm.edu – we only have a few spots left!
Then, be sure to check out UWM’s Orientation Page HERE to complete the steps to becoming a UWM Panther!
If you cannot pay your new student fees, you may be able to use Financial Aid, please contact New Student Programs at orientation@uwm.edu*

  • Welcome to UW Milwaukee Student Support Services!

Student Support Services Program (SSS) at UW-Milwaukee works closely with students to develop comprehensive collegiate and professional success skills. We are supported by the U.S. Department of Education TRIO Grant to serve 250 participant students each year with $306,229 in annual grant funding at UW-Milwaukee (UWM).

What SSS at UWM can do for YOU!

Consistent with UWM’s urban research and access mission, our SSS Program provides structure to help SSS students successfully navigate their path to a degree and career by:

  • Proactive academic advising during your first 40 – 60 credits
  • Individualized personal, career, and academic counseling
  • Financial aid advising and referrals
  • Career & degree guidance and referrals
  • Tutoring referrals
  • Professional development including –
    • Financial and economic literacy
    • Resume/CV preparation
    • Networking & graduate school opportunities
  • SSS-exclusive computer lab access with free printing
  • Supplemental grant aid
  • Free laptop loans
  • Summer bridge program

We want to work very closely with you to ensure you have the most positive experiences during your studies at UW-Milwaukee and beyond! We work along with our campus partners to provide academic services and foster a supportive campus environment in order to retain and graduate low-income, first generation and/or disabled college students.


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Phone 414-229-5598, Fax 414-229-6553, Mitchell Hall 135, Mon-Fri 8am - 4:30pmLink to Facebook PageClick Image to read what our SSS Students say about SSS at UWM