Get Involved at UWM!

Wondering what you are going to do with your free time? Looking for ways to contribute and make a difference? Wanting to develop your leadership skills, meet new friends or explore the arts, film, culture or Milwaukee?

Student Involvement is your one-stop shop for events, involvement opportunities, and student organizations. With more than 300 student organizations, sociocultural programs, fraternities & sororities, a variety of leadership and organization training opportunities, the UWM Bucket List, major campus traditions like Pantherfest, Campus Activities Board, films, Union Rec Center, the Union Art Gallery, the Distinguished Lecture Series, and much, much more…we are here to make sure you won’t run out of things to do!

Student Involvement will have adjusted hours of operation during Thanksgiving break:

Monday, Nov. 25th from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 26th from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 27th from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 28th — CLOSED

Friday, Nov. 29th — CLOSED

Thank you for your understanding, and have a wonderful Thanksgiving recess!
Why should I get involved?

Why should I get involved?

It’s a unique opportunity to better yourself! Check out our video to hear personal stories from UWM students about why it’s important to get involved.

How do I get involved?

How do I get involved?

Unsure where to start? Visit our office in Union 355, and we will help you find your path! You can also send us your questions in the form below.

What do you want to do today?

What do you want to do today?

The UWM Bucket List is made by students for students. It lists off 56 different places to go and things to do both on and off campus for students to do when they have a free moment on the weekends. Bonus! If you can check off all 56 things before you graduate you can get a free T-Shirt from our office.

Events & programs

Events & programs

UWM has a variety of events and programs to fit your interests, including arts and cultural programs, Campus Activities Board, Leadership Programs, Sociocultural Programming, and major campus traditions.

Meeting new people

Meeting new people

One of the best parts of college is building your network of peers and lifelong friendships. Check out all of the student organizations that UWM has to offer, including Fraternity and Sorority Life, and Sports Clubs.

Exploring campus & beyond

Exploring campus & beyond

UWM’s campus is filled with hidden gems, including some really cool spaces. Check out some of them in the Student Union, including the Art Gallery, Cinema, Studio Arts & Craft Centre, Rec Center and Gasthaus! Looking to explore beyond campus? Check out our Explore Milwaukee page!