First Year Students

Welcome to UWM! Follow the links below to find out more about information that is important for you during your first year at UWM

Came to Orientation but not sure what to do next? This checklist will point you in the right direction!

Came to Orientation but not sure what to do next? This checklist will point you in the right direction!

Check out our page for more details on the official start of your time as a Panther!

Join for TAWD! Get comfortable with campus, make friends, and develop a plan to succeed in your first semester as a Panther!

Attend Fall Welcome events to make friends and get to know your new home!

Looking for some direction on making healthy choices surrounding alcohol or drugs? Here are the Basics.

Your Peer Mentor is here to support you through your first year! Ask them questions about accessing resources, making friends, and getting involved!

Haven’t come to Orientation yet? Go here for more information, to sign up, or to review resources to stay connected after attending a program!

Know your rights. Go here to learn more about financial aid and federal regulations.

The UW System has a tradition of supporting Academic Freedom. Learn more here.