Prowl Line

Prowl Line is a supplemental bus service that provides direct transportation from the Capitol and Humboldt (UPARK) Surface Lot to the UW-Milwaukee Kenwood Campus, and the North Ave Residence Halls; Cambridge Commons, Riverview Residence Hall, and Kenilworth Square Apartments.

To use the service, riders need to present their PantherCard to a scanner for the driver. Guests of UWM Housing residents may accompany a UWM student, and must present photo identification to the driver.

Note: Students auditing classes or taking only online courses, traditionally are not paying segregated fees. This can be verified by reviewing the student’s PAWS account. The Capitol and Humboldt (UPARK) Surface Lot parking permit is not free to non-segregated fee-paying students. Non-segregated fee paying students will need to purchase the semester-long Capitol and Humboldt (UPARK) Surface Lot parking permit for $35.81.

Prowl Line (Commuters)

Students who pays segregated fees can get a free permit online at Otherwise, the associated charge is $2.00 per day (pay at pay station in UPARK Lot or via Parkmobile), or purchasing a permit online at The permit is $35.81 per semester, which Faculty and Staff can purchase via a pre-tax payroll deduction.

More information at Prowl Line (Commuters) page

Prowl Line (Housing Resident)

Residents of Univesrity Housing will find the Prowl Line to be a great means to access the UWM Kenwood Campus that is fast and convenient.

Below is information to best utilize the Prowl Line between the University Housing Residence Halls, the UWM Kenwood Campus, and the Capitol and Humboldt (UPARK) Surface Lot.

More information at Prowl Line (Housing Resident) page.

Prowl Line Map

Download the SmartTraxx app for live Prowl Line information: iOs App / Android App

More information at Prowl Line Map page. The Prowl Line may also be viewed in real time from a desktop at: Live Prowl Line for Desktops.

Note: The “Live Prowl Line for Desktops” will only display content while buses are active in the Fall and Spring semester.