Student Organizations

Participation in student organizations offers you opportunities for fellowship, leadership, recreation, and meaningful interaction with faculty, staff, and peers. The good friends and times encountered through being actively involved on campus can help transform what is sometimes a large and overwhelming institution into a place you can call “home.”

What is Panther Presence?

What is Panther Presence?

Panther Presence is UWM’s online platform for student organizations designed to manage your group and its activities. Students can log-in HERE or visit our Presence training page for how to navigate the site.

How do I join or start an organization?

How do I join or start an organization?

UWM has over 300 student organizations! This includes groups that fall under Fraternity & Sorority Life, Sports Clubs, and Spiritual & Religious Lifevisit Panther Presence to find an org that’s right for you.

Looking to start an organization? Visit the Org Registration page for a step-by-step process.

How do I manage my current organization?

How do I manage my current organization?

Need help with org renewal, managing your funds (including how to use operational/travel/event grants) or planning an event? We have the forms, helpful documents, tools and information to get you started!

Looking for information about SAC grants? Visit their website!

What should advisors know?

What should advisors know?

Student Involvement strives to support the role of faculty/staff advisors by providing resources and training that will assist you.

What are the important dates and deadlines?

What are the important dates and deadlines?

A comprehensive look at all dates that your student org needs to know for the academic year can be found in the Student Org Annual Checklist.