Student Life & Services

Foster a culture of excellence and quality service orientation with a sharp focus on the needs of students today and in the future, and a deep commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

UWM University Housing is committed to enhancing community members’ cultural competence, leadership skills, academic success, social connections, and social responsibility by creating safe, comfortable, and well-maintained living learning environments that inspire growth and development. Community members – our residents, guests, and University Housing staff and affiliated campus stakeholders – are foundational to enacting our mission. The vision of University Housing is creating communities that transform lives.

The UWM Children’s Learning Center serves the University with distinction through the provision of high-quality education programs for children, youth and families, UWM students and the professional child development community. Their work transforms the understanding of education to include all children and youth as capable learners, all teachers and families as full partners in the education system and quality programs for children and youth as integral to the success of all communities.

The mission of Restaurant Operations is to provide a quality dining experience at an affordable price that enhances campus life and supports the overall mission of the University. It is the responsibility of Restaurant Operations to operate in a fiscally responsible manner, contribute fair-share support to the University, and sustain adequate reserves for future growth.

The UWM Student Union provides programs, services and facilities for University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee students to find community, build relationships and make memories that support and complement their academic journey.

Human Resource Services maintains personnel policies and procedures related to compensation and titles, recruitments, appointments and continuity status, equity and promotions, and legal compliance with employment laws. Additionally, the staff assists in divisional strategic planning by way of workforce analysis, compensation plan design, and policy development. The area is also responsible for the annual Diversity Assessment Report.

Overseeing the accounting, budgeting, capital projects planning, and financial analysis and reporting functions of the Division. The business staff also provide support related to purchasing, program evaluation and strategic planning. Business Services ensures compliance with UWM, UWS and Divisional business policies and procedures, as well as creates best practices to support operational effectiveness and efficiencies. The staff closely collaborates with UWM Business Financial Services, Facilities and Planning, and Parking and Transportation on behalf of the Division.

Information Technology plays a vital role within the divisions of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management. Working with divisional departments and campus technology partners, Student Affairs IT Services (SAITS) provides guidance and support for all forms of IT.

Student Life & Services is led by Executive Director Nolan Davis.Nolan Davis