University Special Events

Who We Are

The Office of University Special Events (USE) supports UWM’s mission and priorities through event engagement for both internal and external audiences.

We manage the planning and execution of numerous university events including:

  • Events for the Office of the Chancellor and events at the Chancellor’s Residence
  • Significant university-wide events such as ground breaking ceremonies, building dedications, and chancellor inaugurations 
  • Special events involving visiting dignitaries and VIPs  
  • Various annual events including the UW System Board of Regents Meeting at UWM, the Faculty and Staff Holiday Social, and UW-Milwaukee Day at the Wisconsin State Fair

What We Do

We also provide guidance and advice on event planning, protocol, conception and production; logistical coordination; facility layout; cost management; program design; and, event promotion. By partnering with campus departments and offices, we strive to: 

  • Create the highest quality event to best promote the university’s initiatives while creating positive, lasting experiences for event attendees
  • Maintain positive brand image and maximize university resources
  • Assist in maximizing event-appearance opportunities for the Chancellor
  • Provide protocol guidelines for special guests and invitees to ensure a consistent campus special event experience 

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