Know Your Neighbors

“Milwaukee is a great place to live because of the diverse backgrounds that make up our city. There are many rich neighborhoods that offer so much! Get out and experience this great city and form your own opinion. It will certainly enhance your college experience.” –Shawn Bost, Junior.

Get to know your neighbors, community and city

UWM lies at the center of a lively mix of neighborhoods on Milwaukee’s East Side, each with its own personality. Our home is blocks from Lake Michigan and minutes, by bus, from Downtown. The neighborhood is home to many faculty, staff and students. Knowing your neighbors provides a safer community, one where people look out for each other.


Be a good neighbor and make good decisions. Visit the UWM Neighborhood Relations website to learn more about neighborhood resources:


Connect with the neighborhood. Neighborhood Housing helps educate students about living off-campus while also enhancing community involvement: