We’re committed to your success as a UWM Panther, and orientation prepares to you to join a community with strongly-held guiding values, which is why all students must complete the orientation and transition requirement.

The orientation and transition process covers:

  • Commuting and on-campus housing arrangements
  • Course enrollment
  • Financial aid, scholarships and student employment opportunities
  • ID Photo and PantherCard
  • Student life and support resources
  • UWM technology: multi-factor authentication, PAWS, email, Office 365, Navigate, Canvas, etc.

You will complete training on:

  • Alcohol and cannabis
  • Title IX, victim advocacy and sexual assault prevention
  • Health and safety
  • Freedom of speech
  • Federal Education Privacy Rights Act (FERPA)
  • Universities of Wisconsin, the State of Wisconsin and Federal Compliance